Description: Van Tassell, Heather is a Family Day Care in Johnson City NY, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Total Capacity: 6 children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years AND 2 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: 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 417.8(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: In accordance with the provisions of sections 413 and 415 of the Social Services Law, caregivers must report any suspected incidents of child abuse or maltreatment concerning a child receiving child day care to the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment or cause such a report to be made when the caregiver has reasonable cause to suspect that a child coming before them in their capacity as caregiver in a family day care is an abused or maltreated child. Such report must be followed by a written report within 48 hours, in the form and manner prescribed by the Office, to the child protective service of the social services district in the county in which the child resides.|
|Brief Description: The caregiver must immediately notify the parent and Office upon learning of the death, serious incident, serious injury, serious condition, communicable illness, or transportation to a hospital, of a child which occurred while the child was in care at the program or was being transported by a caregiver. A serious incident includes any event in which a child requires medical attention other than routine illness, is left without competent supervision for any period of time, or leaves the program without an approved caregiver or designated person.|
|Brief Description: All matches, lighters, medicines, drugs, detergents, aerosol cans and other poisonous or toxic materials must be stored in their original containers, and must be used in such a way that they will not contaminate play surfaces, food or food preparation areas, or constitute a hazard to children. Such materials must be kept in a place inaccessible to children.|
|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: One caregiver may care for a maximum of six children younger than school age, or eight children when at least two of the eight children are school aged.|
|Brief Description: The registrant must make a written request to the Office before providing an additional shift of care beyond what was specified and approved in the initial application.|
|Brief Description: Maintain on file the daily attendance records that are filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times|
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