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day care

The supervision of dependents during working hours. The goals of day care are to provide adequate, affordable care for young children or dependent adults, esp. while the primary caregivers are at work.
See also: care
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Address: Pilke day care centre Siru, Lintukorpi 16, 02660 Espoo, Finland
The day cares are not inspected regularly by state authorities and even if they are, most of the times they are not shut down due to parental pressures and lack of alternatives.
They may not have risen as quickly percentage-wise as the two already mentioned, but adult day care increased by 2.94% since last year to a national median rate of $70 per day.
Log home specialist Honkarakenne Oyj (HEL: HONBS) announced on Tuesday that it will commence cooperation with day care centre operator Ipanala Oy under the design-and-build contract for a log-built day care centre in Lahti.
Because the patient's clinical signs and symptoms suggested chronic exposure to mercury vapors, investigators focused on a large family-run home day care center attended by the child (2).
Published in the September issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and based on a study of about 340 preschool-aged children in 30 day care centers in Hamilton County, Ohio, the study found that children consume more calories and less fruits and vegetables and milk outside of day care than recommended.
The Welfare Organization said it had authorized the Basij, the volunteer paramilitary arm of the Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guard), to establish and operate 2,000 child care centers, which would comprise about 25 percent of all day care facilities in the country.
"At any given time we have around 75 dogs in our day care facility.
Tacloban City-- Day care workers in Leyte are appealing for an increase in their monthly honorarium.
The Government has provided favorable credits for all those interested in building or reconstructing privately-owned day care centers.
Child day care centers providing care for more than seven children at a time are required to obtain a license from the Office of Children and Family Services and must carry general liability insurance.
Borisov made the admission Wednesday during the official opening ceremony of a day care center in the village of Dolni Bogrov, near the capital Sofia.