Description: Bell, Kristen is a Group Family Day Care in New York 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: An operable flashlight or battery powered lantern must be kept in the child care area. Such equipment must be properly maintained for use in the event of a power failure|
|Brief Description: Children cannot be left without competent supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a caregiver's range of vision except as provided in section 416.8(b) of this Part and that the caregiver be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age, emotional, physical and cognitive development.|
|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.|
|Brief Description: Two caregivers must be present when more than six children, none of whom are school age, are in care|
|Brief Description: When care is provided for children under the age of two years, there must be at least one caregiver present for every two children under the age of two years in attendance.|
|Brief Description: The program must obtain a written statement, from the parent of each infant in care, setting forth the breast milk, formula and feeding schedule instructions for the infant and must be updated as changes are made.|
|Brief Description: Maintain on file children's health records, including parental consents for emergency medical treatment; child's medical statement and immunizations; any available results of lead screening; the name and dosage of any medications used by a child and the frequency of administration of such medications; and a record of illnesses, injuries occurring while in care, and any indicators of child abuse or maltreatment|
|Brief Description: No person other than a caregiver may have unsupervised contact with a child in care at the program|
|Brief Description: In hiring caregivers subsequent to issuance of a license, a program must ensure that a medical statement has been submitted before the person has any involvement with children in care, as required in section 416.11 of this Part.|
|Brief Description: A licensed program must submit to the Office within 15 days of the written notification of the change in caregivers three (3) acceptable references for that new caregiver|
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