Description: Melody Daycare Inc. is a Group Family Day Care in East Elmhurst 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: The licensee must maintain on file a record of each evacuation drill conducted, using forms provided by the Office or approved equivalents.|
|Brief Description: Suitable precautions must be taken to eliminate all conditions in areas accessible to children which pose a safety or health hazard|
|Brief Description: The program must establish and implement a daily schedule of program activities that offers reasonable regularity in routines, including snack and meal periods, nap and rest periods, indoor activities, outdoor play time and a variety of large muscle activities throughout the day. There must be physical activity, appropriate to the ages of the children in care, every day|
|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: If television or other electronic visual media is used, it must be part of a planned developmentally appropriate program with an educational, social, physical or other learning objective that includes identified goals and objectives. Television and other electronic visual media must not be used solely to occupy time|
|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: Health care plan must describe how a daily health check of each child for any indication of illness, injury, abuse or maltreatment will be conducted and documented|
|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: 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.|
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