Description: Acorn Ithaca LLC is a Group Family Day Care in Ithaca NY, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Total Capacity: 12 children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years AND 4 additional school-aged children�(there must be one caregiver for every two children under the age of two years in attendance). The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Brief Description: Other than children who are enrolled in kindergarten or a higher grade, no child may be accepted for care in a child care program unless the program has been furnished with a written statement signed by a health care provider verifying that the child is able to participate in child day care and currently appears to be free from contagious or communicable diseases. A child's medical statement must have been completed within the 12 months preceding the date of enrollment.|
|Brief Description: The program must keep documentation of immunizations the child has received to date, in accordance with New York State Public Health Law.|
|Brief Description: All assistants hired after the initial licensure of the home must complete a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of training during the first six months after becoming an assistant. In either case, this initial fifteen (15) hours applies toward the total thirty (30) hour minimum requirement for each two-year period.|
|Brief Description: Must have on file a daily schedule documenting the arrival and departure times of each caregiver, employees and volunteers|
|Brief Description: Child care can only be provided in the areas of the group family day care home that have been included in the diagram and approved as child care space.|
|Brief Description: When care is provided primarily on the second floor of a group family day care home, both means of egress from the second floor must be stairways. One stairway must be an interior stairway whose pathway is unobstructed and leads directly to an unobstructed egress that is visible from the landing of the stairway and the other stairway must either be an interior stairway whose pathway is unobstructed and leads directly to an unobstructed egress that is visible from the landing of the stairway or be exterior to the house and lead directly to the ground.|
|Brief Description: Children must be located on the same floor of the group family day care home as a caregiver at all times, except as specified in section 416.8 of this Part. Children must not be located above the second floor of a single family dwelling|
|Brief Description: One caregiver may care for a maximum of six children younger than school age, or eight children when at least two of the eight children are school aged.|
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