Bakersville Child Development Center - Spruce Pine NC Five Star Center License

(828) 688-2190

About the Provider

Description: BAKERSVILLE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER is a Five Star Center License in SPRUCE PINE NC, with a maximum capacity of 73 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 through 12. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Four Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 61000060
  • Capacity: 73
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Date Type Violations Rule
2023-08-31 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-08-31 Violation 721 G.S. 110-91(6); .0601(b)
All equipment and furnishings were not in good repair. Outdoor space #4, a bench used by children and staff was broken with rough edges. Outdoor space #3, the corner of the flower bed plastic border was broken with sharp edges.
2023-08-31 Violation 898 .0604(e)
All electrical appliances were not used in accordance with the manufacturers instruction. Appliances with heating elements, such as bottle warmers, crock pots, curling irons, irons, coffee pots, and/or their cords were accessible to preschool-age children. In space #2, a hot glue gun was located in a unlocked drawer below five (5) feet. The administrator moved the hot glue gun to a cabinet five (5) feet off the floor to be inaccessible to the children.
2023-08-31 Violation 1811 .0604(u);.0302(d)(8)
Shelter-in-place or lockdown drills were not practiced every three months and/or drill record was incomplete. A shelter in place or lockdown drill was not practiced every three (3) months. The last recorded practice was dated 4/21/2023.
2023-03-31 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-31 Violation 1203 10A NCAC 09 .0514(b)
Operational policies were not discussed with parents on or before the child's first day and/or they were not notified in writing of all changes. Based on the review of the policies and procedures for communicable disease and illness, policies were not updated to reflect the procedures the center and staff are currently following, and the parents were not notified of the change.
2023-01-06 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-01-06 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. In space #1, the activity plans posted were dated 12/5/2022 to 12/9/2022.
2023-01-06 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. In space #1, one (1) electrical outlet above the manipulative shelf was uncovered. In space #2, one (1) electrical outlet was uncovered near the teachers area. The administrator corrected these during the visit by adding an outlet safety cover.
2023-01-06 Violation 823 .0604(l)
Toxic plants were accessible to children. In space #2, the purple heart plant is toxic to humans. The administrator removed this plant from the space during the visit.
2023-01-06 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. In space #1, Clorox bleach was stored in the floor of an unlocked storage room. The administrator corrected this during the visit by locking the door.
2023-01-06 Violation 842 10A NCAC 09 .0803(1)(a & b)
A drug or medication was administered without written authorization and/or instructions from a child's parent or authorized health professional. In space #1, child RM had Children's Benadryl medication on-site for a food allergy with no permission to administer medication authorization form completed. The administrator removed the medication from the space.
2023-01-06 Violation 844 .0803(2)(a)
Prescribed medicine was not in original labeled container or accompanied by signed and dated written instructions from prescribing physician or health care professional. In space #1, the Epi Pen for child RM was not stored in the original container with the pharmacy label. The administrator removed the medication from the space during the visit.
2023-01-06 Violation 1048 .1102(c)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in First Aid appropriate to the age of children in care. Verification of staff completion of First Aid training from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. Staff member SW hired 8/24/2022 did not complete First Aid within the first ninety (90) days of employment.
2023-01-06 Violation 1899 .1103(b)
Health and safety training topics were not included as part of on-going training within five years of completing the previous health and safety training topics. Staff member CS hired 10/3/2007 did not complete all health and safety training topics within five years of the previous completion date.

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