Description: Matthews, Michelle is a Group Family Day Care in Jamaica 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: All pets that require a license must be licensed.|
|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: 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: At mid-point must have proof of compliance with the training requirements of section 416.14|
|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: Must obtain written consent at the time of admission from the parent which authorizes the provider or other caregivers to obtain emergency health care for the child|
|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 group family day care provider, assistant, or substitute;|
|Brief Description: The provider, assistant(s), and substitutes must each submit a satisfactory medical statement, as required in section 416.11(b)|
|Brief Description: All caregivers and volunteers are required to comply with the criminal history review provisions of this Part and Part 413 of this Article|
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