Big Bird And The Gang - North Wilkesboro NC Four Star Center License

(336) 838-3086

About the Provider

Description: BIG BIRD AND THE GANG is a Four Star Center License in NORTH WILKESBORO NC, with a maximum capacity of 75 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: 97000031
  • Capacity: 75
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 4
  • 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

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-07-25 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-07-25 Violation 721 G.S. 110-91(6); .0601(b)
All equipment and furnishings were not in good repair. The child sized couch and chair in Space 5 has large sections of vinyl peeled off both pieces of furniture.
2023-07-25 Violation 859 .0605(q)
Monthly playground inspections were not completed and/or they were not completed by an individual trained in playground safety requirements. The monthly playground inspection checklist for October 2022 was missing.
2023-07-25 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. Two new staff had not completed the Recognizing and Responding to child abuse, neglect and maltreatment within 90 days of hire.
2023-03-10 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-10 Violation 1041 G.S. 110-90.2(b)
Prior to employment a Criminal Background Check was not completed. The cook did not have a criminal background check.
2023-03-10 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. The last shelter-in-place drill was conducted 11/29/22. This is over the "at least three month" time period.
2023-03-10 Violation 1874 .0608(d)(1-4)
The Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma policy was not reviewed with new staff prior to providing care with children and/or a signed acknowledgement with all the required information was not maintained in the staff person's file. New staff member A.Moore did not have the Shaken Baby Abusive Head Trauma reviewed or signed.
2022-08-22 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-08-22 Violation 1325 .1804(b)
Parent's statement includes the child's name and date of enrollment and the date the parent signed the statement. It was observed that one child had no date of enrollment listed. This was corrected during the visit.
2022-08-22 Violation 540 10A NCAC 09 .0902(a)
An individual written feeding plan was not provided by child's parent or health care provider or was not followed and posted. (omit posting for centers located in a residence) It was observed there were three(3) infant feeding plans missing from the infant Space 1/2.
2022-08-22 Violation 601 15A NCAC 18A .2806(f)(h)(2)
Refrigerator(s) did not maintain a temperature of 45 degrees F. or below. The refrigerator i the infant Space 1/2 did not have a thermometer in the refrigerator maintaining a temperature of 45 degrees F. or below. This violation was corrected during the visit today.
2022-08-22 Violation 605 15A NCAC 18A.2817(b)
Toilet fixtures were not cleaned and disinfected at least daily and when visibly soiled. It was observed that the toilets were visibly dirty and need cleaning.
2022-08-22 Violation 807 10A NCAC 09 .0601(a)
A safe indoor and outdoor environment was not provided for the children. Two light fixtures in Space 7 were burned out. Ms. Brinegar stated she had contacted someone to come fix the light fixtures. Ms. Brinegar stated she will call to remind him to come out again. The center will closed the week of Aug. 31st through Sept. 6, for painting and repairs. The top step to the changing table is cracked in Space 7, The outdoor gate on the infant side will not latch. It is too close together to latch. The gate to the outdoor paring lot on the grassy side of the building easily opens even when latched with a little push. The mats on the outside of the fence need to be removed and cleaned or disposed of.
2022-08-22 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. There were outlet covers missing from Spaces 1/2 and 7. This was corrected during the visit today.

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