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Table 3 Types of activities conducted during visits to provider homes (N = 67)

From: Supporting family child care and quality improvement: findings from an exploratory survey of Illinois child care resource and referral agency staff

Types of activities Often  % (n) Sometimes  % (n) Rarely  % (n) Never  % (n)
Bring resources and materials for the provider 80 (53) 18 (12) 2 (1)
Bring materials and/or books for children in care 61 (40) 27 (18)) 9 (6) 3 (2)
Model child-focused activities for the provider 53 (35) 26 (17) 14 (9) 8 (5)
Talk to the provider about her own professional development 49 (33) 37 (25) 10 (7) 3 (2)
Talk to the provider about a problem she is having with a specific child 44 (29) 38 (25) 15 (10) 3 (2)
Help provider with QRIS 35 (23) 30 (20) 21 (14) 14 (9)
Talk to the provider about a problem she is having with a specific parent or family 34 (23) 46 (31) 15 (10) 5 (3)
Help the provider work with mixed-age groups of children including school-age children 29 (19) 44 (29) 20 (13) 8 (5)