In day care centers across the nation, there are countless acts of abuse and neglect. Some get swept under the rug and never get reported. Children enrolled in a child care center often is an easy target because of age, the inability to defend himself or herself, and the lack of communication skills to alert parents and other adults of the abuse. Being a child care provider is not easy task. It requires a person who is alert, physically able, and patient. Unfortunately, far too many day care centers are run or staffed with unqualified and downright abusive people.
There are plenty of excellent day care centers that do not have video surveillance. On the “wish list” of things to have in a day care center, it is at times helpful to have video surveillance in place. There are a number of benefits to having video surveillance in place as follows:
Video surveillance is another “set of eyes” supervising the care provided to the children.