One thing is true about programs for children. There certainly is a lot of paperwork to keep track of – registration forms, physician reports, agency approvals, field trip permission slips – you name it. How do you keep track of who still needs to turn in which forms? Although you can sift through the pile of papers on your desk to see who did turn in their forms, it’s the opposite thing you really need to know – who did not. How can you easily generate a follow up list to see which families need a reminder? Continue reading
Are you looking for printable registration forms to use for your child care, daycare center, preschool or similar child-centered business? At Procare Software we’ve been offering free daycare registration forms to our clients for several years, but now we’re making them available to anyone in the child care business.
You may be thinking something like this: “There must be a catch, right? You want me to subscribe to a newsletter or view a child care software demo or something.” Well, actually no. You can download a printable version and start using your daycare registration forms today, or choose the Microsoft Word format to use them as a starting point and edit the forms to your hearts’ content. And no, we don’t have a giant logo or copyright notice on these daycare forms. You are free to use them however you like.
What is the Daycare Form Like?
It’s easy enough to see for yourself (links below). The daycare registration form is a simple three-page document with places to enter pertinent family and child information needed for your daycare center. There’s a place to list emergency contacts, authorized pick up people, child care billing rates, physician information, child allergies and more.
Of course, if you’re using Procare Family Data and Accounting Software you can print additional daycare forms like roll call and sign in sheets, birthday lists, class rosters, bus runs, camp rosters, and financial reports like customer statements and receipts. You can also create your own reports and even design form letters with the built-in word processor.
Free Daycare Registration Form Downloads
Two formats are available – printable .PDF format and editable .DOC (MS Word) format.
The Importance of Daycare Registration Forms
Keeping track of multiple young children is a difficult task, and before you even begin to care for a child, you also have to keep track of all of their pertinent personal information. This means knowing their medical history, allergies, who their guardian is, if someone else is authorized to pick them up at the end of the day, and more.
It can be hard to know where to begin and how much information you actually need to take great care of each child. Procare strives to help daycare professionals in any way possible, by removing these administrative challenges. With these daycare registration forms, you and your staff have all of the information you need before day one, ensuring you are prepared to provide high-quality care all year
Now that you have a better understanding of what daycare registration forms are, why it’s important to keep track of the information, and some free downloads to get started – you’re on your way to more organized child care operations.
If you’d like to see more forms like this, please post a comment below. Let us know what type of form you’d like to see and we’ll get working on them. We’d very much like to offer additional child care forms and other services to continue the Procare Software tradition of supporting excellence in child care management and the child care business community.
Looking to simplifying the day-to-day administrative tasks at your daycare? Learn more about Procare’s products & services.
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