Arizona Arizona

Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers


36-897.02
Standards of Care; Monitoring

A. The department by rule shall establish standards of care for child care group homes. These rules shall include minimum programmatic, personnel, supervision of children, training, physical environment and financial stability standards.

B. At least two adults shall be present in the child care group home when six to ten children are cared for in the home.

C. For purposes of certification of the child care group home, the provider's own children shall not be counted.

D. The total number of children present in a child care group home at any given time for whom compensation is received shall not exceed ten.

E. The total number of children present in a child care group home at any given time, including children related to the provider, shall not exceed fifteen.

F. The department shall monitor the operation of a child care group home at least two times each year to ensure that the child care group home is meeting department standards of care.


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