Description: Friendship Children's Center, Inc. is a non-denominational, not-for-profit organization, providing a wide range of family and child support services to an economically and culturally diverse population in the Greater Rochester area. Aware of the continuing changing needs of families, services are designed to strengthen and supplement family life through age-appropriate educational, emotional, social and physical experiences in a nurturing environment. Highest quality of care is assured through access to community services, continued professional growth staff and the initiation of new experiences for children and families.
Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.
|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 teacher's range of vision and that the teacher 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: The child day care center must employ staff who will promote the physical, intellectual, social, cultural and emotional well-being of the children.|
|Brief Description: The premises must be kept free of vermin.|
|Brief Description: The staff must use acceptable techniques and approaches to help children solve problems.|
|Brief Description: Physical restraint is prohibited. Physical restraint is the act of using force to extremely limit a child's body movements for a lengthy period of time. It involves holding a child against his/her will and putting pressure on the child's chest and/or extremities in an effort to significantly restrict his/her movement, thereby making it extremely difficult for a child to move. It may also involve holding a child flat on the ground and restricting his/her body from movement.|
|Brief Description: In accordance with the provisions of Sections 413 and 415 of the Social Services Law, child day care center staff must report any suspected incidents of child abuse or maltreatment concerning a child receiving child day care to the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, or cause such a report to be made, when such staff have reasonable cause to suspect that a child coming before them in their capacity as child day care center workers is an abused or maltreated child. This must be done in the following manner:|
|Brief Description: In the case of medication that needs to be given on an ongoing, long-term basis, the authorization and consent forms for children 5 years of age or older must be reauthorized at least once every 12 months. Any changes in the medication authorization related to dosage, time or frequency of administration shall require a program to obtain new instructions written by the licensed authorized prescriber. All other changes to the original medication authorization require a change in the prescription.|
|Brief Description: In the case of medication that needs to be given on an ongoing, long-term basis, the authorization and consent forms for children under the age of 5 years of age must be reauthorized at least once every six months. Any changes in the medication authorization related to dosage, time or frequency of administration shall require a program to obtain new instructions written by the licensed authorized prescriber. All other changes to the original medication authorization require a change in the prescription.|
|Brief Description: the information necessary to determine whether the applicant is listed on the register of substantiated category one cases of abuse or neglect maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs, pursuant to Section 495 of the Social Services Law, as required by section 418-1.10(b)(1)(ii).|
|Brief Description: Parents of children, staff and volunteers must be notified when electronic monitoring devices or surveillance cameras are used.|
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