Apple Developmental Day Care Ii - Van Buren AR Child Care Center

1620 BALDWIN, VAN BUREN AR 72956
(479) 474-7296
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About the Provider

Description:

We take pride in offering children a safe environment, nutritious meals and snacks, and a variety of fun and enriching activities. All of our employees have experience with child care and have passed extensive background checks.

Additional Information: 1 Stars Better Beginnings;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 99
  • License Number: 7196
  • Age Range: Infant/Toddler; Preschool; School Age;
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months $17.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $19.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $22.50 per day (Weekend)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $26.50 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $11.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $20.00 per day (Weekend)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $20.50 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $11.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $20.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $12.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $14.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $16.50 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $18.00 per day (Weekend)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $11.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $13.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $17.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $18.00 per day (Weekend)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: School Age, Preschool , Infant / Toddler
  • District Office: 900 Rogers Avenue, Clarksville AR-72830
  • District Office Phone: (479) 754-2355 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Amanda Epperson (Amanda.Epperson@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2019-08-16 Facility Visit 300.301.4.Infants and toddlers shall not be mixed with preschool children, except as listed in the following requirement.
500.501.5.n.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Shaming, humiliating, frightening, labeling, physically or mentally harming children
2019-08-06 Facility Visit 300.301.4.Infants and toddlers shall not be mixed with preschool children, except as listed in the following requirement.
600.604.1.a.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:Application form which includes childs name, date of birth and address, name of parent or guardian, telephone numbers (home and business), work hours of parents or guardians, and date of enrollment in facility
2019-07-29 Facility Visit 200.201.4.Parents shall be informed in writing upon enrollment of their child that children may be subject to interviews by licensing staff, child maltreatment investigators and/or law enforcement officials for the purpose of determining licensing compliance or for investigative purposes. Child interviews do not require parental notice or consent.
200.201.5.The facility shall provide a copy of the Kindergarten Readiness Skills Calendar or Checklist, prepared by the Arkansas Department of Education (copies can be requested online, by phone, or by mail from the DHS DCCECE Program Support Unit), to the parents of all three and four year old children enrolled. (Act 825 of 2003) A statement signed by the parent that they have received a copy of the list shall be maintained in the childs record.
600.603.1.a.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Name, date of birth, address and telephone number
600.604.1.h.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:An authorized record of up-to-date immunizations or documentation of a religious, medical or philosophical exemption from the Arkansas Department of Health (Updated immunization schedules will be provided as changes are received from the Arkansas Department of Health.)
600.604.1.k.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:Written permission for the facility to photograph or video tape their child, if applicable
600.604.1.l.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:Written permission for the facility to place photos and video recordings of their child on social media or other websites, if applicable
600.604.1.n.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:Documentation of distribution of Shaken Baby Syndrome information to all parents of infants in accordance with Carters Law
2019-07-25 Facility Visit 100.109.1.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. A check or money order for $10.00 made out to the Department of Human Services (DHS) must be attached to each form.Staff members and applicants for At application or within 10 days of hire/start date and every two years thereafter employment in a child care facility
100.110.1.b.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal record check, to be conducted by the FBI, which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of a nationwide check. Each request must be accompanied by a check or money order made out to the Arkansas State Police) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Direct care staff or staff with routine contact with children Within 10 days of hire/start date
1100.1101.12.Medicine shall be kept out of the reach of the children when dispensing and shall be stored in a locked area at all other times.
1100.1101.13.The staff person who administers the medication shall initial the permission slip and record the date, time and dosage administered.
1100.1101.15.The facility shall follow any health or medical care plans and/or medical documentation as provided by the childs physician, parent or guardian.
1100.1101.18.The facility shall be free of insects, rodents and pests.
1100.1101.6.Medication shall be given to children only with signed parental permission which includes date, type, drug name, time and dosage, length of time to give medication, and what the medication is being given for. It shall be in the original container with a child resistant cap, not have an expired date and be labeled with the child's name. (Aspirin substitutes, such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen, may be provided by the facility if parental permission has been granted. These medications shall be in the original container.) Staff shall not dispense medications in dosages that exceed the recommendations stated on the medication bottle.
1100.1107.2.a.There shall be a safe diaper changing table that meets the following requirements:Impervious (non-absorbent) smooth surfaces that do not trap soil and are easily disinfected
300.301.2.a.The following staff child ratios shall be maintained: Ages of Children Number of Staff Number of Children Birth 18 months 1 5
300.301.4.Infants and toddlers shall not be mixed with preschool children, except as listed in the following requirement.
300.306.1.All directors, site supervisors and staff who provide direct care to children shall be registered with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education Professional Development Registry within 30 days of hire and all training shall be registered with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education Professional Development Registry or Department of Education or Department of Higher Education approved.
300.306.4.01.All new staff, including volunteers who are counted in the ratios, shall receive the following orientation (unless the staff has prior documented training in the required areas).Introduction (8 clock hours) to be completed before being left alone with children: a. Proper supervision of children b. Behavioral guidance practices c. Safe sleep practices for infants d. Shaken baby syndrome; which includes prevention (Carters Law, Act 1208) e. Appropriately responding to a crying/fussy infant/child f. Emergency procedures in the event of severe weather, or fire, including evacuation procedures and routes, and location and use of fire extinguishers. g. Mandated reporter training h. Administering medication i. Caring for children with special needs / care plans j. Transportation and car seat safety k. Policies regarding release of children to authorized individuals
500.501.5.h.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Inflicting physical pain, hitting, pinching, pulling hair, slapping, kicking, twisting arms, biting or biting back, spatting, swatting, etc.
500.501.5.i.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Yelling (This does not include a raised voice level to gain a childs attention to protect the child from risk of harm.)
500.501.5.j.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Forcing physical activity, such as running laps, doing push-ups, etc. (This does not include planned group physical education activities that are not punitive in nature.)
500.501.5.l.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Denying food (lunch or snacks) as punishment or punishing children for not eating.
500.501.5.n.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Shaming, humiliating, frightening, labeling, physically or mentally harming children
600.603.1.a.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Name, date of birth, address and telephone number
600.604.1.a.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:Application form which includes childs name, date of birth and address, name of parent or guardian, telephone numbers (home and business), work hours of parents or guardians, and date of enrollment in facility
700.702.1.The routine use of food, bottles and formula shall be agreed upon by the caregiver and parent. Instructions regarding special needs for food, bottles and formula, such as food allergies, shall be obtained in writing from the parent and followed by the caregiver. (See Appendix D).
800.801.4.All space used by a center shall be kept clean and free of hazardous or potentially hazardous objects. (These objects include, but are not limited to, poisonous substances, firearms, explosives, broken toys/equipment, or other objects that could be harmful or dangerous, if they are determined to be accessible to children.)
2019-05-14 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-04-11 Facility Visit 300.301.8.At no time shall children be left unsupervised or unattended. The child care center shall provide additional staff for any temporary absence of primary child caring staff for activities such as breaks, meal preparation, transportation, etc.
2019-01-15 Facility Visit 300.301.8.At no time shall children be left unsupervised or unattended. The child care center shall provide additional staff for any temporary absence of primary child caring staff for activities such as breaks, meal preparation, transportation, etc.
2018-12-06 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-11-14 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-11-09 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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Reviews

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Motherlylove Oct 21, 2013

I couldn't have chose a better place for my son. He started shortly after he turned 6 weeks old. Thank you Mr. Jam, Mrs. Mary an Mrs. Kelly for caring for and loving my child as if he was your own.

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