Description: Big Bear Day Care is a Group Family Day Care in Commack 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.Additional Information: Care is available during non-traditional hours;
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|Brief Description: Each provider and assistant must complete a total of thirty (30) hours of training every two years. Such training must address the following topics:|
|Brief Description: The licensee must maintain on file a record of each evacuation drill conducted, using forms provided by the Office or approved equivalents.|
|Brief Description: For day and evening care, appropriate rest and quiet periods, that are responsive to individual and group needs, must be provided so that children can sit quietly or lie down to rest.|
|Brief Description: With the exception of children meeting the criteria of section 416.11(a)(5) or (6), children enrolled in the child day care must remain current with their immunizations in accordance with the current schedule for required immunizations established in the New York State Public Health Law|
|Brief Description: The Licensee must prepare a health care plan on forms furnished by the Office. Such plan must protect and promote the health of children. The health care plan must be on site, followed by all caregivers and available upon demand by a parent or the Office. In those instances in which the program will administer medications, the health care plan must also be approved by the program's health care consultant unless the only medications to be administered are those specified in 416.11(c)|
|Brief Description: Children may not be placed in a crib with a bottle, food or drink|
|Brief Description: Maintain on file the daily attendance records that are filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times|
|Brief Description: Each provider and assistant must complete a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of training during the first six months of licensure|
|Brief Description: Evacuation drills must be conducted at least monthly during the hours of operation of the group family day care home.|
|Brief Description: All paths of egress on the interior and exterior of the home, including corridors, aisles and approaches must be kept free of obstructions, impediments and debris at all times.|
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