Description: Precious Moments Daycare Services Inc. is a Group Family Day Care in Yonkers 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: With the prior written permission of the parent, children who are napping or sleeping may do so in a room where an awake approved caregiver is not present, the doors to all rooms must be open; the approved caregiver must remain on the same floor as the children; and a functioning electronic monitor must be used in any room where children are sleeping or napping and an awake approved caregiver is not present.|
|Brief Description: If more than one child in the program is receiving breast milk, infant formula or other individualized food items, all containers or bottles must be clearly marked with the child's first and last name|
|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: Two caregivers must be present when more than six children, none of whom are school age, are in care|
|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 written medical statement from the health care provider must also state whether the child is a child with special health care needs and, if so, what special provisions, if any, will be necessary in order for the child to participate in child day care. When the written statement from the health care provider advises the day care program that the child being enrolled is a child with special health care needs, the day care program must work together with the parent and the child's health care provider to develop a reasonable health care plan for the child while the child is in the child day care program. The health care plan for the child must also address how the day care program will obtain or develop any additional competencies that the caregivers will need to have in order to carry out the health care plan for the child.|
|Brief Description: Caregivers and volunteers must thoroughly wash their hands with soap and running water at the beginning of each day, before and after the administration of medications, when they are dirty, after toileting or assisting children with toileting, after changing a diaper, before and after food handling or eating, after handling pets or other animals, after contact with any bodily secretion or fluid, and after coming in from outdoors.|
|Brief Description: Caregivers and volunteers must ensure that children thoroughly wash their hands or assist children with thoroughly washing their hands with soap and running water when they are dirty, after toileting, before and after food handling or eating, after handling pets or other animals, after contact with any bodily secretion or fluid, and after coming in from outdoors.|
|Brief Description: Children must be kept clean and comfortable at all times. Diapers must be changed when wet or soiled. The diaper changing area must be as close as possible to a sink with soap and hot and cold running water. This area or sink must not be used for food preparation. Diaper changing surfaces must be cleaned and then sanitized or disinfected after each use with an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered product that has an EPA registration number on the label.|
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