Description: Benjamin, Florence is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Bethesda 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.
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.
|Findings: Three of the six emergency cards have highlighted missing information that the parents need to fill in. Correct by the end of business day today.|
|Findings: The provider was not able to locate 3 of the 6 emergency cards. Please locate the 3 missing emergency cards and keep the cards in a readily accessible location. Correct by the end of business day today.|
|Findings: Three of the six emergency cards need to be updated and initialed by the parents. Correct by the end of business day today.|
|Findings: Two of the provider's adult daughters moved out of her home; one moved out in January 2018 and the other moved out in November 2017, yet the provider did not inform the OCC. Please immediately inform the OCC whenever there is a change in residents, operation, telephone number or the provider's residence. The LS will delete the provider's two adult daughters as residents, but will keep them as substitutes per the provider's request. Corrected today.|
|Findings: Paper towels are needed in the upstairs bathroom. Corrected today during inspection.|
|Findings: Four electrical outlets in the front playroom and 2 outlets in the bedroom #1 need covering. Corrected today during the inspection.|
|Findings: Replace the broken gate at the bottom of the basement staircase. Submit a photo of the new gate and keep the gate secured at the bottom of basement steps whenever children under 5 years old are present. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: Please purchase a gate or other appropriate barrier and secure it to the bottom of the deck steps in the back yard. Please dispose of the broken Geo Dome. Please correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: All health-related documentation as required was not present for each child in care.|
|Findings: The required documentation was not present for each child under 6 who was in care for more than 30 days.|
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