Description: Addo, Grace is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Randallstown MD, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 0-23 Months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 12 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Findings: Upon arrival, specialist observed a child under the age of 1 sleeping in a porta crib in the first of two connecting rooms in the child care area. Provider was serving lunch to the other children in care in the second of the two connecting rooms. As per regulations, a resting or napping child younger than the age of 2 shall remain within sight AND sound of the provider or substitute at all times. The concern of the two connecting rooms has been discussed with provider at past inspections. The rooms with the passageway do not allow observation and supervision of children in both rooms at the same time. Provider will use only one room at a time for all children (ages birth-preschool) in care and monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure safety and compliance. As per COMAR 13A.15.08.01E, provider may use a video AND sound monitoring system if she chooses to have a child under the age of 2 resting or napping in the adjoining room. Provider will submit a written statement of correction to office within 5 working days addressing how she will meet the regulatory requirements of supervision.|
|Findings: Specialist observed weights and a framed mirror propped against a wall in the main child care deck area. Provider will remove immediately and will monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure safety and compliance. Specialist also observed a broken floor slat on the child care area deck and a broken board in the fence which both must be repaired. Provider will observe all areas of the child care outdoor play space, both deck area and swing set and swing set area, to ensure that all areas are in good repair and monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure safety and compliance. Specialist also observed several sticks in the child care area and the area overall needs to be cleaned and organized. Provider will correct immediately and submit photos of outdoor child care area for correction within 5 working days.|
|Findings: Specialist did not observe physician's information one the emergency card of one child in care. Provider will have parent complete at pick up today and will notify specialist of correction in writing via email or mail within 5 working days for correction. Provider will also have parent of another child complete the schedule on the emergency card. Specialist highlighted areas in need of completion.|
|Findings: Specialist did not observe a lead screening for three children in care. Provider stated that one of the children just started and is aware and will have it within the 30 day time frame. Provider will contact parents to correct immediately and will submit copies of the lead screenings for the three children in care to office within 20 working days.|
|Findings: Specialist observed the infant in care to be left in a bouncing play center seat in the adjoining room on several occasions as she went back and forth to attend to the children in the adjoining room. As stated in COMAR 13A.15.08.01D(1)(a) the concern of the two connecting rooms has been discussed with provider at past inspections. The two rooms with the passageway do not allow for observation and supervision of children in both rooms at the same time. Provider will use only one room at a time for all children (birth -preschool age) in care and monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure safety and compliance. Provider will submit a written plan of correction to office to within 5 working days.|
|Findings: At time of inspection, specialist observed the bleach and water bottle hanging on the side of the changing table and within reach of children. Specialist also observed two plastic bags hanging from the changing table. Provider corrected at time of inspection and will monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure safety and compliance. Provider will ensure that all plastic bags, including those containing diapers, remain out of reach of children at all times.|
|Findings: Specialist observed 3 uncapped outlets in child care rooms at time of inspection. Provider corrected at time of inspection and will monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure safety and compliance.|
|Findings: Specialist observed provider give snack to the 3 children in care without having the children wash their hands prior to eating. Provider stated that she had washed the children's hands prior to specialist arriving but when specialist arrived she did not give snack right away. Children were playing prior to snack then being served so hands should have been washed. Provider agreed. Provider will review regulations in relation to cleanliness and sanitation to ensure compliance at all times.|
|Findings: A potentially hazardous item was accessible to children in care.|
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