Healthy Living and Play Spaces

Whether you provide care for children in the home, at a child care center, or in another setting, it’s important to provide children with the best possible environment.

Things to take into consideration in the design of the child care setting:

  • Fresh air, temperature, and humidity
  • Lighting
  • Noise levels
  • Electrical items

In terms of maintenance and cleaning, it’s important to:

  • Keep the facility neat and clean
  • Safely store cleaning supplies
  • Have a pest control program
  • Carefully select pets and keep them clean
  • Correctly store and dispose of garbage
  • Properly store and dispose of soiled diapers