Description: Grace Above & Beyond is a Day Care Center in Massapequa NY, with a maximum capacity of 164 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Total Capacity: 164;Infants: 16;Toddlers: 48;Preschool: 87;School age: 13;. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Brief Description: An additional group teacher or an assistant teacher is required when the number of children in the group dictate that a second teacher be present to meet the teacher/child ratio.|
|Brief Description: Staff must be aware of each child's special health care needs identified in the child's individual health care plan. This includes, but is not limited to, allergies, disabilities and medical conditions.|
|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 staff 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:|
|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 child's health care provider must issue a standing order and prescription for the medication;|
|Brief Description: The parent must approve, in writing, the administration of the medication as prescribed by the health care provider and keep medications current;|
|Brief Description: Storage, documentation of the administration of medication and labeling of the auto-injector, asthma inhaler and asthma nebulizer must be in compliance with section 418-1.11 of this Subpart.|
|Brief Description: Food must be prepared and stored in a safe and sanitary manner and served at appropriate intervals.|
|Brief Description: If the program does not furnish meals, there must be adequate nutritious supplemental food available in the event that no meal is provided by the parent or if the meal provided by the parent is of inadequate nutritional value.|
|Brief Description: Each applicant for, or individual in the position of director, teacher, or volunteer must complete Office-approved training that complies with federal minimum health and safety pre-service or three-month orientation period requirements. This training must be obtained pre-service or within three months of starting such position.|
|Brief Description: Each staff person and volunteer must complete a minimum of thirty (30) hours of training every two years. The required thirty (30) hours of training every two years is subject to the following conditions: Fifteen (15) of the required thirty (30) hours of training must be obtained during the person's first six months at the program.|
|Brief Description: The program must maintain on file at the child day care center, available for inspection by the Office or its designees at any time, the following records in a current and accurate manner: daily attendance records, which must be filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times;|
|Brief Description: The program must maintain on file at the child day care center, available for inspection by the Office or its designees at any time, the following records in a current and accurate manner: children's individual health care plans; parental consents for emergency medical treatment; child's medical statement, immunizations, and any available results of lead screening for children not yet enrolled in kindergarten or a higher grade only; the name and dosage of any medications used by a child, the frequency of administration of such medications, and a record of their administration by child care center staff; daily health check documentation; a record of illnesses and injuries occurring while in care; and any indicators of child abuse or maltreatment;|
|Brief Description: Preschool and school-aged children must be accommodated in rooms having a minimum of 35 square feet for each child.|
|Brief Description: Children must be provided an opportunity to choose between quiet activities and active play.|
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