Health/Medical Emergencies

MINOR BUMPS AND SCRATCHES ARE INEVITABLE.  WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO KEEP THE CHILDREN SAFE THROUGH SUPERVISION AND CHILDPROOFING.  MINOR INJURIES RECEIVE APPROPRIATE FIRST AID.  IN THE CASE OF SERIOUS INJURY OR ILLNESS IMMEDIATE FIRST AID WILL BE ADMINISTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RED CROSS FIRST-AID COURSE.  AN AMBULANCE WILL BE CALLED AND THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PARAMEDICS FOLLOWED.  PARENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  IF THE PARENTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, THE CONTACTS LISTED ON PART 11 & 12 OF THE CONTRACT WILL BE NOTIFIED.

PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COSTS INVOLVED IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION, IF REQUIRED.  LALA’S LOVEABLES CHILDCARE INC. WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY SICKNESS/INJURY OF EITHER PARENT/GUARDIAN OR CHILD WHILE ON THE PREMISES.

FIRST-AID:

  • EVERYONE WHO CARES FOR YOUR CHILD(REN) TAKES A COURSE IN FIRST-AID & CPR FOR INFANTS & CHILDREN.
  • FIRST AID WILL BE ADMINISTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RED CROSS FIRST-AID SAFETY COURSE.
  • A COMPLETE FIRST-AID KIT, ICE PACKS, AND EMERGENCY NUMBERS WILL BE KEPT ON THE PREMISES.
  • PARENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ALL ACCIDENTS, AND A RECORD OF INJURIES WILL BE KEPT ON EACH CHILD.

NEAREST HOSPITALS:

NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

2201 HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE

EAST MEADOW, NY 11554

  1. 572-0123

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

1000 NORTH VILLAGE AVENUE

ROCKVILLE CENTER, NY 11571

(516) 705-2525

MEDICATIONS

  • ACCORDING TO NEW YORK STATE LAW (AS OF JANUARY 31, 2005), ALL MEDICATION ADMINISTERED IN A CHILD CARE PROGRAM MAY ONLY BE GIVEN BY A MAT (MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TRAINED) CERTIFIED PROVIDER IN A MAT CERTIFIED PROGRAM.  THE ONLY EXCEPTION IS THAT A REGISTERED NURSE (RN), LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN), NURSEPRACTITIONER (NP), OR PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANT (PA) MAY ADMINISTER MEDICATION UNDER THEIR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.

*THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CERTIFIED TO ADMINISTER MEDICATION.

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