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ELIJAH'S LAW INFORMATION

Compliance for Paper Work and Watching the Video is September 15, 2021

 

ELIJAH'S LAW VIDEO

OCFS has released the video about Elijah's Law.  This is a free one hour video offered through OCFS to be in compliance with Elijah's Law by September 15,2021.  Once you have completed the training please give a copy to your director so that the training date can be added to the health care plan.  If you have Jennifer Warm for your health care consultant please contact her when every staff member and volunteer has completed the mandatory training at the site.  She will add the trainings to your Health Care Plan only when everyone has completed the training.  Please click on the link provided and you will be redirected to the OCFS page, click on Elijah's Law and you can sign up to watch the video and take the training.  You will need your Aspire Number to sign up for this training.

DEAR PROVIDER LETTER

Please review the Elijah's law letter from Governor Cuomo's office released on August 19,2021. The first link is in English the second below is the same link in Spanish

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SAMPLE ELIJAH'S LAW POLICY TEMPLATE

Use this template to create a policy for Elijah's Law

 
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FORMS

Forms Needed for Elijah's Law Compliance by September 15, 2021

 

ANAPHYLAXSIS POLICY FOR CHILD DAY CARE PROGRAMS

First link is the form in English
Second link is the form in Spanish

INDIVIDUAL HEALTH CARE PLAN FOR A CHILD WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

First link is the form in English
Second link is the form in Spanish

INDIVIDUAL ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXSIS EMERGENCY PLAN

First link is to the form in English
Second link is to the form in Spanish

EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR RELEASE FROM LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT

First link is to the form in English
Second link is to the form in Spanish

HEALTH CARE PLANS

Listed below are the current Health Care Plans from OCFS

HEALTH CARE PLAN DAY CARE CENTER

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Current OCFS Health Care Plan Day Care Center 9/21

HEALTH CARE PLAN SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE

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Current Health Care Plan SACC 9/21

HEALTH CARE PLAN GROUP FAMILY, FAMILY, & SMALL DAY CARE CENTERS

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Current OCFS Health Care Plan Group Family, Family, & Small Day Care Centers

 

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TRAINING

MAT Training

This is a four hour training that will certify employees in all Day Care modalities to be able to give medications at your sites. This class can be done at your site or at the Child Care Council of Orange County in Goshen, NY. Please visit the link below to view the website for more details.  Please note that there is a member and non-member fee for this class.  Current member fee is $150 per person, and Non-Member fee is $175 per person, and all payments are due to the Child Care Council of Orange County Inc. one week prior to scheduled class date.  All classes must be scheduled 2 weeks in advance prior to desired start date.  If you must cancel it must be 3 days prior to class starting.  You must e-mail the trainer at: jwarm1980@outlook.com with any questions you may have.  If you cannot make it to class and would like a refund (same day cancelations are scheduled for review prior to issuing a refund) please notify trainer in writing at the e-mail listed above.  Refunds will not be issued if the trainer has not been notified in writing.  Upon successful completion of this class you are eligible for a $70 refund and will receive 8 hours of training credit.

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INDEPENDENT STUDY

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3RD TIME MAT RENEWAL

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MORE IMPORTANT MAT INFORMATION

  • Please note testing time may extend the classroom time of 4 hours if you need to retake any part of the written, randomized skills, autoinjectors, or liquid measuring tests 

  • The Independent Study class is over a two day period at two hour intervals depending on testing needs

  • Please notify the trainer of any special testing needs

  • Classes will begin sharply at scheduled times, if late you will not be able to attend class and will not be issued a refund

  • Please contact the trainer with any questions or concerns you have prior to signing up for a class

The 3rd time MAT renewal must be scheduled after successful completion of the online test sent in your e-mail on file by the Professional Development Program.  Please see above regarding scheduling this class.  The fee for members is $150 per person and Non-Members is $175 per person.  Upon successful completion of this class you are eligible for a $70 rebate.  Prior to scheduling your test date it is recommended that you bring the most current copy of the MAT participant materials located on the MAT website as well as watch the MAT training videos as a refresher.  On the day of testing:

  • Please have ID and proof of passing the online test

  • Answer any questions you have prior to testing out

  • You must pass the following tests to have your certificate renewed: randomized skill out of 15 possible scenarios, liquid measure out of a syringe, medicine cup, or dosing spoon, and how to recognize and respond to anaphylaxis - demonstrate how to use an Epi-Pen Autoinjector and Avi-Q Autoinjector

In order to take this class please see guidelines above regarding scheduling.  Once class is established each person must go to the website above and register for the class under "APPLY FOR MAT," please register with a personal e-mail address and not your business e-mail address.  Once registered you must now complete the following:

  • Download MAT Participant Handouts please note it is 182 pages under MAT tab 

  • Place all downloaded materials into a 3 ring binder

  • Watch MAT videos in English also under MAT tab

  • Complete all exercises in packet that correspond to the videos, trainer will check day of class to make sure it was done

  • Classes are done over a 2 day period on the first day participants will go over how to give medications, and any questions on materials in the videos or in the participant handouts

  • The second day of class will focus on testing: participants have two chances to pass all of the 3 tests required to get a certificate

  • All tests are open book

  • There is a written test 60 questions multiple choice and you cannot get more than 12 wrong

  • You must demonstrate you know how to identify anaphylaxis and give an Auvi - Q autoinjector and Epi-Pen autoinjector

  • Perform a liquid measure using a dosing spoon, syringe, or medicine cup

  • Demonstrate you can give medication safely by performing a randomized skill from a possible 15 scenarios

  • Please Bring with you the day of class: pen, pencil, completed MAT participant handouts, ID, and any questions written down 

 
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MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING

This class is a two hour online training offered for free through OCFS.  You have 30 days to complete this course and after each section your progress is saved.  Once complete a certificate of attendance is sent, and you will receive two hours worth of training credit.  Please click on the link below to be redirected to the OCFS website to sign up.

Mandated Reporter Training | Child Protective Services | OCFS (ny.gov)

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DAY CARE REGULATIONS

Effective 10/13/21

OCFS has updated Day Care Regulations for the following modalities: Day Care Centers, Group Family Day Care, Family Day Care, Small Day Care, and School Age Child Care

 

WE OFFER FREE, PERSONALIZED SERVICE TO HELP YOU LOCATE SAFE, QUALITY CHILD CARE THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF YOUR FAMILY. COMPLETE THIS FORM TO GET THE CONVERSATION GOING. WE'LL BE IN TOUCH SHORTLY! HAVE A BURNING QUESTION? GIVE US A CALL: 845-294-4012, X224.

Get in touch with The Child Care Council's Health Care Consultant Jennifer Warm  to learn more about she can assist your program with all your health care needs.

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