Belle Castle Infant DepartmentAddress: Belle Castle District, Hectors River P.O.

Operator: Nicola Barclay-Morris

Telephone: 993-0353/ 385-0959/ 394-8499/897-9267/3746640/

Email:; nikki200133132@yahoo.comNEEDS:

  • Employ 1 additional practitioner to meet the practitioner/child ratio of 1:10.
  • Documented hours of training required in the following areas:
    Universal Precautions, Referral mechanisms and reporting requirements under Public Health Act, Referral mechanisms and reporting equirements under Child Care Act for 5 staff members: ECC will provide trainings.
  • Provide at least 130 developmental toys such as building blocks, skipping ropes, hoola hoops, balls.
  • Provide 4 varieties of books including (picture, story, big books, sensory).
  • Obtain approval from the Public Health Department.
  • Obtain approval from thObtain valid medicals, food handlers permits and police records for 4 staff members.
  • Approval from the Portland Municipal Corporation.
  • Procure at least 4 additional fans to ensure that the temperature in the building does not exceeds 30C/86F degrees.
  • Provide adequate ventilation in the classroom; window area should be at least 10% of the floor area.
  • Establish a sick bay so that ill children can be separated from others.
  • Ensure that there is a specific area for napping for infants or older children.
  • Provide at least 3 sleeping mats.
  • Repair the cracks in the walls and flooring.
  • Paint the walls and ceiling.
  • Clearly mark and identify the exits on the building.
  • Ensure all doors swing in the exit direction.
  • Ensure that the building has at least two exits.
  • Provide 12-4ft LED tube bulbs and 8 bases (4ft)
  • Provide at least 2 waste receptacles.
  • Ensure that the playground has at least two of the approved surfaces such as pea gravel, soft sand or concrete.
  • Ensure there is no hazard on the playground.
  • Procure play equipment for the children (see saw, slides or jungle gym.
  • Obtain a complete first aid kit.
  • Obtain adequate fire equipment.
  • Provide safety covers for all outlets in the the classroom.
  • Provide 6 wall fans”.

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In order to make an offline donation we ask that you please follow these instructions:

  1. Make a check payable to "The Early Childhood Commission"
  2. On the memo line of the check, please indicate that the donation is for "The Early Childhood Commission"
  3. Please mail your check to:

Shop 44-49, Kingston Mall
8-10, Ocean Boulevard
Kingston, Jamaica

Donation Total: j$ 500.00