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The Child Minding and Day Care (Wales) Regulations 2002

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Fitness of Premises

20.—(1) The registered person shall not use premises for child minding or the provision of day care, as the case may be, unless they are in a location and of a physical design and layout, which are suitable for the purpose of achieving the aims and objectives set out in the statement of purpose.

(2) The registered person shall ensure that all parts of the relevant premises used by children are—

(a)adequately lit, heated and ventilated;

(b)secure from unauthorised access;

(c)suitably furnished and equipped;

(d)of sound construction and kept in good structural repair externally and internally;

(e)clean and reasonably decorated and maintained; and

(f)equipped with what is reasonably necessary, and adapted as necessary, in order to meet the needs arising from the disability of any relevant child.

(3) The registered person shall ensure that the relevant premises are kept free from offensive odours and shall make suitable arrangements for the disposal of general and clinical waste.

(4) The registered person shall ensure that when care is provided in indoor premises there are available on the relevant premises for use by relevant children in conditions of appropriate privacy—

(a)a sufficient number of wash basins supplied with hot and cold running water, and

(b)a sufficient number of lavatories which are suitable for relevant children,

for the number and sex of relevant children.

(5) The registered person shall ensure that where food is provided in indoor premises there are suitable and sufficient facilities and equipment for the preparation storage and consumption of food on the relevant premises.

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