Description: Dinizulu, Okomfo is a Family Day Care in Jamaica NY, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Total Capacity: 6 children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years AND 2 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: This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Initial License Date: 3/2/2011;
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|Brief Description: Trash, garbage and combustible materials must not be stored in the furnace room, or in rooms or outdoor areas adjacent to the home that are ordinarily occupied by or accessible to children. If there is not a separate, enclosed furnace room, trash, garbage and combustible materials must not be stored within four feet of the furnace|
|Brief Description: Barriers must exist to prevent children from gaining access to unsafe, dangerous or hazardous areas or devices. Such areas and devices include, but are not limited to, holes, pits, wood, pellet and coal burning stoves, fireplaces and permanently installed gas space heaters.|
|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: Garbage receptacles must be covered, and cleaned as needed after emptying|
|Brief Description: Maintain on file a plan of program activities, as required in section 417.7 of this Part;|
|Brief Description: All child day care programs must have at least one caregiver, who holds a valid certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid, on the premise of the child care program during the program's operating hours.|
|Brief Description: The provider, assistant(s), and substitute(s), must each submit a medical statement on forms furnished by the Office or an approved equivalent from a health care provider:|
|Brief Description: The provider, assistant(s), and substitutes must each have a minimum of either two (2) years of experience caring for children under six years of age, or one (1) year of experience caring for children under six years of age plus six hours of training or education in early childhood development. The phrase "experience caring for children" can mean child-rearing as well as paid and unpaid experience caring for children. The term "training" can mean educational workshops and courses in caring for preschool-age children|
|Brief Description: The provider, assistant(s), and substitutes must each provide to the Office the names, addresses and daytime telephone numbers of at least three (3) acceptable references, other than relatives. At least one of the references must be able to attest to the employment history, work record and qualifications, if the person had ever been employed outside the home. At least one of the references must be able to attest to the character, habits and personal qualifications to be a family day care provider, assistant, or substitute;|
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