Small Turtle - Utica NY Group Family Day Care

915 Brayton Park Place , Utica NY 13502
(315) 939-2450
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: Small Turtle is a Group Family Day Care in Utica 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 . The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 827423
  • Capacity: 16
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 12 children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years AND 4 additional school-aged children
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Utica School District
  • Initial License Issue Date: Jan 02, 2019
  • Current License Issue Date: Jan 02, 2019
  • District Office: Syracuse Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (315) 423-1202 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2022-02-15 Violation 416.5(l)(3) Not Corrected
Brief Description: All required vaccinations must be kept current for all animals present at the program.
2022-02-15 Violation 416.5(s)(2) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Every bathroom door lock must be designed to permit opening of the locked door from the outside in an emergency. The opening device must be readily accessible.
2022-02-15 Violation 416.7(l) Not Corrected
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.
2022-02-15 Violation 416.11(h)(5) Not Corrected
Brief Description: When a caregiver has not been authorized to administer medications in a day care setting in accordance with the requirements of subdivision (f) of this section, such caregiver may administer emergency care through the use of patient-specific epinephrine auto-injectors, Diphenhydramine, when prescribed in combination with the auto-injector, asthma inhalers and asthma nebulizers when necessary to prevent anaphylaxis or breathing difficulty for an individual child, but only when the parent and the child's health care provider have indicated such treatment is appropriate. In addition:
2022-02-15 Violation 416.12(n) Not Corrected
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.
2022-02-15 Violation 416.14(f) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Training must address all topics or subject matters required by state and federal law. The required state topics are:
2022-02-15 Violation 416.15(c)(5) Not Corrected
Brief Description: The program must maintain on file at the group family day care home, available for inspection daily attendance records that are filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times;
2022-02-15 Violation 416.15(c)(6) Not Corrected
Brief Description: The program must maintain on file at the group family day care home, available for inspection 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 caregivers; daily health check documentation; a record of illnesses and injuries occurring while in care; and any indicators of child abuse or maltreatment;

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Jillian Jun 25, 2019
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

We found Small Turtle daycare after our last daycare provider was unable to take our son due to being out of compliance with numbers. My husband and I were nervous at first to have a someone that no one we knew know watch our son, but Monica and Carlos have exceeded our expectations. Over the last 3 months they have taken amazing care of our son and they love him. We would highly recommend them to anyone looking for daycare. They greet him every day with a smile and spend the day playing with him. Our son loves going there and is full of smiles when he sees them, or when he sees strangers that look like them like on a recent trip to the zoo. He is so happy every day when we pick him up and it gives me so much relief and joy to know that he is well taken care of and loved while we are off at work. We currently are not using them due to being teachers and having the summer to spend with our little one. We are planning on using them in the fall again if we do not have to move.

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