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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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ISLAMABAD -- A subcommittee of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights approved a bill on Thursday that would make it mandatory for every public or private sector office with 25 or more staffers to establish a daycare.
The bill would also make it a criminal offence not to have a daycare in the workplace in these circumstances.
None of the children at the daycare had the cookies, which are being tested to see "whether they have been tainted with anything at all, to include marijuana," a staff told Bangor Sgt.
Police said they identified the parent but declined to release his or her name without proper investigation and yet not knowing if the cookies were indeed laced, and Betters also refused to comment on whether the parent had any idea that his or her cookies would make the daycare staff feel intoxicated.
Hubert, is offering two options: basic daycare services, from 6:30 a.m.
Private daycare operators who charge parents $7 a day for subsidized daycare also receive a daily stipend of $33 per child from the provincial government.
The city pays for 68,000 slots in centers and home-based daycare; another 40,000 kids get unregulated informal care.
Boarding kennels differ from dog daycares in that dogs are kept overnight at kennels.
Matched about 8,000 children in Saitama to daycare centers in just seconds
Assessing the Quality of Daycare Services Based on the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development reports.
Recent years have seen measures taken to slow the declining birth rate in Japan, including enactment of the "Act on Child and Childcare Support." Many issues still remain, however, in the childcare situation in many regions, such as the number of children waiting for openings at daycare centers.