Children are provided a regular mid-day meal at the DCC. However, milk, special feeds, and any other food items required by the children needs to be supplied to DCC by the parents. Parents are required to give specific instructions to the DCC staff regarding method of preparation, quantity, timings, etc. In addition to this, children are taught basic pre-school skills which facilitate their admission into good schools. A play area, adjoining the DCC premises, is used to develop motor skills through supervised physical activities. The DCC can comfortably accommodate thirty children at a time. It functions from 0700 hours to 1730 hours, Monday through Saturday.
The Day Care Centre at Aga Khan University is recognized as one of the best initiatives taken to retain female employees. It is yet another facet of AKU’s total care philosophy which extends equally to staff as well as patients.