Choosing a childminder

Information and guidance about what to look for when choosing a childminder.

Finding the right childminder for your child isn't always easy. Here are some tips from our inspectors:

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Reference to ‘Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales’ (CSSIW) in the documents on this page should be read as ‘Care Inspectorate Wales'.


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Choosing care

Information and tips from our inspectors to help you when choosing a care service

Care service directory

Browse our directory to find a registered social care service and view our inspection reports

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