Description: The Nest Child Care is a Day Care Center in Cold Spring NY, with a maximum capacity of 62 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Total Capacity: 62;Infants: 8;Toddlers: 22;Preschool: 15;School age: 17;. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer medications;Initial License Date: 4/24/1998;
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|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 teacher's range of vision and that the teacher 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: When a child day care center is in operation, an adequate number of qualified teachers must be on duty to insure the health and safety of the children in care.|
|Brief Description: Except for Office approved continuity of care classrooms, infants may never be mixed with other age groups.|
|Brief Description: In child day care centers where the licensed capacity is 45 or more children, the administrative/fiscal management functions and supervision functions may not be performed by a group teacher or assistant teacher.|
|Brief Description: a current daily schedule documenting the arrival and departure times of each staff person and volunteers;|
|Brief Description: When preschool children ages three years to five years are cared for in one group throughout the day, the teacher to child ratio and maximum group size applicable to the age of the majority of children must be followed.|
|Brief Description: In the case of medication that needs to be given on an ongoing, long-term basis, the authorization and consent forms for children under the age of 5 years of age must be reauthorized at least once every six months. Any changes in the medication authorization related to dosage, time or frequency of administration shall require a program to obtain new instructions written by the licensed authorized prescriber. All other changes to the original medication authorization require a change in the prescription.|
|Brief Description: children's health records, including parental consents for emergency medical treatment, child's medical statement and immunizations; any available results of lead screening; the name and dosage of any medications used by a child and the frequency of administration of such medications; and a record of their administration by child day care center staff; and a record of illnesses, injuries and any indicators of child abuse or maltreatment;|
|Brief Description: Peeling or damaged paint or plaster must be repaired.|
|Brief Description: Each employee and volunteer must submit a statement from a health care provider prior to beginning employment at the child day care center, and every two years thereafter. This must give satisfactory evidence that the individual is physically fit to provide child day care, has no diagnosed psychiatric or emotional disorder which would preclude such individual from providing child day care, and is free from communicable disease. It also must include the results of a Mantoux tuberculin test performed within the 12 months preceding the date of the statement.|
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