I love taking care of children, especially babies! My children have all grown up and I miss teaching and learning with little ones. My first language is Spanish and I speak it everyday to the children. Being Bilingual is a great skill to have when the children become older. It’s is much easier for a child to learn both English and Spanish then it is for a teenager. That is why I focus on teaching the children to think and speak in both.
Caterpillar Day Care takes children from 6 weeks old up to 13 years old. We have been licensed by Westchester County and have been in business since 2007. We accept vouchers, DSS, and private funding. If you are interested in how Caterpillar Day Care can help you and your family, please feel free to contact me.
Initial License Date: 9/5/2007; This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Care is available during non-traditional hours;There has been enforcement actions since 2003;
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|Brief Description: A firm clean crib, cot, bed or washable padded mat of age-appropriate size and construction must be provided for all children requiring a rest period.|
|Brief Description: Radiators and pipes located in rooms occupied by children must be covered to protect the children from injury when the heating system is in use|
|Brief Description: Bedding, which is the removable and washable portion of the sleeping environment, must not be shared between children.|
|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: Linens, blankets and bedding must be cleaned at least weekly and before use by another child. Cribs, cots, beds, mats and mattresses must be cleaned thoroughly between uses by different children and at least monthly|
|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: Submission of fraudulent documents to the Office or its representatives is prohibited.|
|Brief Description: Other than for school age children, sleeping and napping arrangements must be made in writing between the parent and the program. Such arrangements shall include: the area of the home where the child will nap; whether the child will nap on a cot, mat, bed or a crib; and how the napping child will be supervised, consistent with the requirements of section 416.8 of this Part.|
|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: Where infant formula is required, such formula may be prepared and provided by the parent, or by the program when agreed to in writing by the parent|
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