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Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Childcare Sufficiency Cycle

Accessing Demand

Feedback from

  • Parents
  • Users
  • Employers
  • Partners
  • Providers

Accessing impact of new employment and development opportunities

Population Forecasts

New housing developments

Mapping Supply

Auditing and detailed mapping of existing provision

Analysis of demographic profiles and employment

Consultation with providers

Analysing Gaps

Analysis of demand against supply

Closer refinement into wards/children centre areas and, where avaialable, super output areas

Written analysis produced each term and published for consultation

Securing Sufficiency

Analysis completed

Development Plans agreed

Resources allocated

Plans regularly monitored and updated

Childcare Sufficiency Process

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