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Checklist: Information for Caregiver

Time to get organized! Help your caregiver with these detailed instructions.

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Use this guide to give your caregiver detailed instructions every time she comes. On the first visit, remember to point out your emergency phone numbers and information and give a house tour including demonstrations of how to lock the doors and use any necessary baby equipment.

[  ] Where I’ll be:

[  ] How to reach me:

[  ] Expected time home:

[  ] Emergency contact info:

[  ] Feeding times and instructions:

[  ] Bedtime:

[  ] Other special instructions or activities: (bath, medication, etc)

[  ] House rules: (What food can the caregiver eat? Is it okay to use the phone, computer or television? Are visitors allowed?)

-- Paula Kashtan

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