day care is a non-profit centre operated by the Sisters of our Lady of
Mount Carmel. We are fully licensed and staffed. We are provide a safe
and clean environment for children between the ages of 18 months and 5
years. We also offer before and after school programs for children ages 6
to 12 years old.
GOALS AND PHILOSHY: To introduce the knowledge of God at a primary level thus assisting moral and spiritual development.
To provide a caring and stimulating atmosphere
where a child may develop a feeling of security which enables them to
learn, work and play with others in an acceptable manner.
To promote a healthy emotional, physical,
intellectual and social development during a period when growth is both
rapid and significant.
To assist in the development of proper, basic living habits associated with rest, play, exercise, eating and sanitary practices
Canada’s Food Guide, nourishing hot lunches are prepared and served
daily from the centers’ kitchen. Tasty snacks are provided twice a
day. The menu is posted for your convenience.
HEALTH: In order
to ensure the well being of all children, parents are asked to keep any
child that has a rash, temperature or is suffering from an upset stomach
The staff should be notified if a child will be
absent due to illness. The supervisor will decide if it is necessary to
exclude a child from activities due to health reasons.
After a prolonged absence due to illness, a note from the child’s doctor is required upon his/her return.
to the Ontario Day Nurseries Act, the staff is forbidden to administer
any medication other than that prescribed by the child’s doctor.
If a child requires medication, the “Medical Sheet” must be filled out completely with all pertinent information.
is the parents’ obligation to make sure their child is brought directly
to a staff member inside the centre’s premises. The child will be
released only to those adults authorized by the parents and identified
by the staff.
Every effort is made to keep your child’s
belongings safe. However, we are not responsible for lost clothing or
toys. It is helpful if items are labeled with your child’s name.
are available to interested parents , regarding the enrolment of their
child or children. The information requested is confidential and is kept
on file in the office.
An appointment should be made to discuss the
readiness of the child prior to his or her entry. Completed application
forms must be submitted prior to the child's first day.
payments are to be made Monday morning. A reduced amount is charged if
the child is not in attendance due to illness or holidays.
Note: There is a non-refundable registration fee.
staff is qualified and experienced in creating a loving, caring
environment and dedicated to the care and instruction of young children.
All is in accordance with the Day Nurseries Act.
The role of the teacher is to provide the setting,
the appropriate learning experiences and the guidance which will promote
optimum development of children.
Children deserve a place to laugh
share and grow together. At Mount Carmel Day care
Your child will have these plus a good start
to his/her most valuable years of learning.