Now the Resource Center and its health consultants can:
- collect and analyze assessment data more efficiently
- track progress towards needed quality improvements and hold child care facilities
accountable more accurately and efficiently provide performance-based incentives
- focus on specific target areas (i.e. medicine administration, diapering etc.) or
conduct a full inspection
- have a systematic and streamlined approach for providing technical assistance,
training and quality improvement plans to childcare facilities
- ensure a more consistent assessment process
- measure performance and the outcomes of its efforts
- generate reports at a local, regional and state-wide levels, and the ability to de-identify facility information for privacy purposes
- truly work remotely, even in situations where the child care facility does not have WiFi access available.
The ability to measure outcomes is critical not only for the Resource Center but also for other
state institutions, such as the North Carolina Partnership for Children, Inc. / Smart Start.
Finally, an improved star ratings across child care facilities means better quality care for