10A NCAC 09 .2828          PROGRAM STANDARDS FOR A RATED LICENSE FOR FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES

(a)  This Rule applies to evaluating the program standards for a two component rated license for family child care homes.

(b)  To achieve two points for program standards, the operator shall have written operational policies and procedures that include information about meal and snack practices, daily activities, parent involvement, health and safety practices, infection control/ill child exclusion/inclusion, and business practice.

(c)  To achieve three points for program standards, the operator shall:

(1)           Have written operational policies and procedures that include all information listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(2)           Have an average score of 4.0 or higher on the Family Day Care Rating Scale.

(d)  To achieve four points for program standards, the operator shall:

(1)           Have written operational policies and procedures that include all information listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(2)           Have an average score of 4.25 or higher on the Family Day Care Rating Scale.

(e)  To achieve five points for program standards, the operator shall:

(1)           Have written operational policies and procedures that include all information listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(2)           Have an average score of 4.5 or higher on the Family Day Care Rating Scale.

(f)  To achieve six points for program standards, the operator shall:

(1)           Have written operational policies and procedures that include all information listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule;

(2)           Have an average score of 4.75 or higher on the Family Day Care Rating Scale; and

(3)           Of the five preschoolers allowed to be enrolled, no more than four children shall be under one year of age.

(g)  To achieve seven points for program standards, the operator shall:

(1)           Have written operational policies and procedures that include all information listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule;

(2)           Have an average score of 5.0 or higher on the Family Day Care Rating Scale; and

(3)           Of the five preschoolers allowed to be enrolled, no more than three children shall be under one year of age.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-88(7); 110-90(4); 143B-168.3;

Eff. May 1, 2006;

Recodified from Rule .2821 Eff. August 1, 2012.