The information detailed below tells you how the Baby’s Days system works and why I as Childminder use it.
What is Baby’s Days?
Baby's Days is a complex yet simple to manage online Software Application for childminders and parents. The system has been designed and developed to assist childminders with the forms and paperwork involved around all areas of the EYFS – Early Years Foundation Stage, which includes the structure of Learning, Development and Care.
Baby’s Days was designed and developed over a year with help from numerous Early Year Practitioners and is the most enhanced online software application of its type and ensures that your childminder meets the required areas of the EYFS quickly, simply and efficiently.
Baby’s Days is the only system available that allows you as a parent to connect to the system to view information relating to your child, for example you can connect to the system and view your child’s daily diaries, photographs and even their overall progress and achievements.
In addition for the childminder, communicating with you is a breeze. For example when they have created your child’s daily diary, you will be sent an e-mail informing you that it is available online for viewing, you can then connect, view the diary and even leave notes on the system for your childminder to read.
About Baby’s Days
Baby’s Days was launched in April 2010 after a year of design and development and has quickly become the most successful and widely used software application of its type used by hundreds of Childminders across the UK and theWorld! Baby’s Days is upgraded on a monthly basis to offer new features to both you and your Childminder, these upgrades incorporate features that benefit both parties.
Why Baby’s Days?
Baby’s Days helps reduce the work load and paperwork that your Childminder must complete within their setting, the system transfers a large majority of their paperwork onto a live online system that is far more efficient than boxes of paperwork and much easier for your Childminder to use. In addition many of our customers state that by using Baby’s Days they learn more about the EYFS and are able to monitor and track children’s development and progress far more efficiently.
The intelligent system has been proven to save Childminders hours on paperwork, time consuming tasks such as creating a Child's diary through to monitoring a Child's progress now just takes a few minutes, there is no need for them to enter necessary data more than once as all areas of the system communicate with each other.
As a parent with a child in care with a childminder using a Baby’s Days system, you are now privileged to see far more information relating to your child than you ever could before.
How secure is Baby’s Days?
Baby’s Days is the most secure online system of its type, unlike other systems available to your childminder, every Baby’s Days system is completely unique to just your childminder. When they purchased their Baby’s Days system we configured them their own personal system located on our secure cloud server based at our data centre inManchester.
When you or your childminder connects to this personal system you can rest assured that it is 100% impossible for any other customer’s data to be seen on this system or, vice versa, for the data on this system to be leaked onto any other system.
In addition when you connect, you will only be able to see data and information related to your child, you will not under any circumstances be able to see any other child’s data and likewise, no other parent on this system will be able to see any data relating to your child. When you or your childminder connects to the system all data transfer is encrypted, in other words while it is being sent from you or your childminder’s PC to the system it cannot be read during transmission.
In addition every Baby’s Days system is monitored 24 hours a day and any possible attack or hack attempt on the system is blocked and reported to our live team.
What can I see on the system?
As your childminder, I can provide you with access to my Baby’s Days system and once you connect you will be able to see data and information relating to your child, exactly what you will be able to see is determined by me, however, this could include the following areas:
I have a selection of policies to inform you how my setting runs. You are able to read these on the Baby’s Days system, then they need to be agreed by you and to do this you digitally sign on the Baby’s Days system.
I have all my permissions I require to be able to care for your child stored on the system. There are also permission to say that you agree with certain policies and agree to follow them etc. You are able to read these on the Baby’s Days system, then they need to be agreed by you and to do this you digitally sign them.
On the system I have a daily diary section which I fill in each day your child attends. Here you can view information about your child’s day, including general activities, what your child ate, sleeps and even nappies changes. You can also see photographs taken on that day too.
On the Baby’s Days system you are able to view your child’s progress within the EYFS. You are able to see observation notes, photographs and achievement dates.
I use the system to create your invoices for your childcare hours. You are able to connect to the system to view and print your invoices.
I also use the Baby’s Days system to create newsletters and other information letters, which you can view once you have logged in.
This is also a section where you are able to view all the photographs for your child from all different sections on the system, such as diaries and progress.