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Nannies- approved or registered care?
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 07:18 PM
I've looked at the CL website but its a bit vague....
Can nannies be classified as approved care and therefore allow parents to claim CCB and CCR?
Any info much appreciated
Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:05 PM
they can but you would need to go through a government approved agency, you can't with a privately employed nanny or one not through an approved agency. if you're in Vic I can send you the details of an approved agency I've worked with who are excellent
Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:10 PM
excuse me jumping in but please could you PM me the agency details? This is on my things to do list. I need after school in home care but need to change to an approved agency - the private care costs are killing me
Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:01 PM
You also have to meet specific eligibility criteria for in home care:
To be eligible for In Home Care, a child must have no access to existing child care services and/or their circumstances mean that an existing child care service cannot meet their needs, and the child meets one or more of the following criteria (as set out in subsection 10 (1C) of the Eligibility Determination):
(a)†the child, or any other child with whom the child lives, has an illness or disability
(b)†the individual in whose care the child is, or the individualís partner (if any), has an illness or disability that reduces the individualís, or the partnerís capacity to care for the child
©††the child lives in a rural or remote area
(d)†work hours of the individual in whose care the child is, or the individualís partner
(if any), are (or include) the hours during which no other approved child care service (other than an approved in home care service) operates that could otherwise provide care
(e)†the individual in whose care the child is or the individualís partner (if any) is caring for three or more children (including the child) who have not yet commenced school, or
(f)†any other circumstances determined by the Secretary in relation to the child.
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