ERIC Number: ED424951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care Center Regulations.
Nebraska State Dept. of Health and Human Services, Lincoln.
This guide enumerates regulations for anyone caring for four or more children, from families other than their own, for compensation and on a regular basis, in the state of Nebraska. The purpose of the regulations is to protect and promote the health and safety of children in child care facilities. The first section of the guide lists specific child care regulations including: (1) definitions; (2) types of licenses; (3) licensing process; (4) administration; (5) staff qualifications; (6) program; (7) meals and snacks; (8) discipline; (9) materials and equipment; (10) outdoor play area; (11) infant care; (12) child health; (13) transportation; (14) swimming/wading activities; (15) alternative compliance with regulations; (16) sanitation regulations; (17) storage; (18) napping/sleeping arrangements; (19) grounds; and (20) fire safety regulations. The second section outlines broader policies, including: (1) public access to licensing files; (2) information released to governmental entities; (3) information not released; (4) child care provider access to licensing files; (5) restricted information; (6) death of a child; and (7) emergency closing orders. The guide's final section delineates the legal basis of child care licensing as presented in Nebraska statutes. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Health and Human Services, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska