ERIC Number: ED424953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Family Child Care Home Standards.
Nebraska State Dept. of Health and Human Services, Lincoln.
This guide enumerates regulations for anyone caring for four or more children at any one time in their home, from families other than their own, in the state of Nebraska. The purpose of the regulations is to protect and promote the health and safety of children in home based child care. The first section of the guide lists specific regulations for Family Child Care Home I (provider's residence, 4-8 children) and II (provider's residence or other site, up to 12 children) including: (1) definitions; (2) provider requirements; (3) background checks; (4) provider training; (5) license capacity and child/staff ratio; (6) facility; (7) fire safety; (8) child health; (9) food preparation and serving; (10) daily activities; (11) infant care; (12) transportation; and (13) overnight care. The second section specifically addresses additional regulations for Family Child Care Home II, including: (1) administration and staffing; (2) public access to licensing files; (3) information released to governmental entities; (4) information not released; (5) child care/preschool provider access to licensing files; (6) restricted information; (7) death of a child; (8) notification of parents when an emergency closing order is issued; (9) lifting of an emergency closing order; (10) registration; (11) ages of infant; (12) license fee; (13) types of licenses; (14) alternative compliance; (15) multiple licenses; (16) voluntary closures/expirations/reapplication; and (17) licensing issues. The final section of the guide provides 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