Advice for child carers in domestic premises, including childminders.
Registration with Ofsted
Childminders are required to register as a childminder with Ofsted.
Food hygiene visits by Environmental Health
We are notified by Ofsted of all registered childminders in Teignbridge. If you are a newly registered childminder, we may visit you to discuss general food hygiene practices to ensure food is being prepared safely and to carry out an initial inspection.
Food hygiene training
All food handlers must be trained according to their type of work activity. See Food hygiene training for further information on training courses.
Food safety management documentation
Safer Food Better Business for childminders is designed to help protect the health of the children they look after. The pack gives simple, straightforward advice on food safety including information on cooking, cleaning, chilling, feeding babies and children, and looking after a child with a food allergy.