Description: Happy Kids Day Care is a Group Family Day Care in East Meadow 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.
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|Brief Description: When conducting evacuation drills, the exit route must be varied to ensure that all approved means of egress are practiced. If one of the exit routes leads to a window or fire escape, the drill must include taking the children to the window or fire escape and explaining what would be expected of them should an actual fire occur that requires they use this exit route. Exiting through the window or on to the fire escape during a drill is not required.|
|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: 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: 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: The caregivers, employees, volunteers and all members of the household must be in good health and be of good character and habits.|
|Brief Description: Maintain on file the names and addresses of persons authorized to take the child(ren) from the group family day care home|
|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: Licensee must have on file the napping agreement for each child in care|
|Brief Description: All matches, lighters, medicines, drugs, detergents, aerosol cans and other poisonous or toxic materials must be stored in their original containers, and must be used in such a way that they will not contaminate play surfaces, food or food preparation areas, or constitute a hazard to children. Such materials must be kept in a place inaccessible to children.|
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