Bell's Little Learners Pre- School - Paramus NJ Regular Child Care Center

(201) 843-9292

About the Provider

Description: Bell's Little Learners has exceptional educational child care programs for children 6 weeks - 6 years of age. We are a family run business where every parent has direct contact with the owner Stacie Bell. Since 1996 we have been providing a fun safe environment for children to grow and learn. Thank you for choosing Bell's Little Learners as your partner in early childhood development. While your child is busy learning, playing, singing, painting and growing, you can take comfort in our commitment to providing a safe environment.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 02BEL0001
  • Capacity: 85
  • Age Range: 0 - 6 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-6.1(b)(2)
The staff member(s) specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5 who are responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the center's daily activities shall ensure that children have opportunities to choose materials freely and materials are accessible at all times except during lunch and nap time.

Violation Observed: Ensure that materials are accessible to the children at all times, except during lunch and nap time in the infant room.
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-7.7(a)(3)(iv)
The schedule for disinfecting shall be as follows: tables used by the children for eating shall be washed and disinfected before each meal.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center washes and disinfects the tables used by the children for eating before each meal.
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food.

Violation Observed: Ensure that children wash their hands before the intake of food in the infant room.
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-7.8(a)(4)(i)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: staff members shall wash their hands with soap and running water immediately before preparing or serving food.

Violation Observed: Ensure that staff wash their hands immediately before preparing or serving food.
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-7.8(a)(4)(vi)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: staff members shall wash their hands with soap and running water immediately after coming into contact with blood, fecal matter, urine, vomit, nasal secretions, or other body fluids or secretions.

Violation Observed: Ensure that staff wash their hands after assisting a child with blowing their nose.
2022-06-08 2022-06-21 3A:52-4.10(a)(1)
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure that CARI background checks are completed as required for ONE named staff.
2022-06-08 2022-06-21 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative complete a CHRI background check as required for ONE named staff.
2022-06-08 2022-06-21 3A:52-4.8(a)(2)
Topics of orientation training shall include understanding center operations, policies and procedures, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5(b)3.

Violation Observed: Retrain all staff on the center's policies of hand washing and sanitation. Submit training information with staff signatures to the OOL.
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-7.5(b)(10)
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall store prescribed epinephrine pens in their original boxes with the child’s name and prescription. A special care plan or other documentation from a health care provider shall accompany the epinephrine pen. If two epinephrine pens are required, both shall be available. Each center under the jurisdiction of N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5 shall store back-up epinephrine pens on site consistent with the requirements stated at N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5.e(1).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all medications listed on the special needs care plans are maintained on-site; obtain Benadryl for one named child.
2022-06-08 2022-07-12 3A:52-5.3(a)(2)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: floors, carpeting, walls, window coverings, ceilings, and other surfaces shall be kept clean and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Replace missing ceiling tile on the second floor.

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