Description: Boggs, Ida is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Waldorf 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.
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|Findings: The gate to the fenced back yard play area is broken. The gate has a self latching device, but it is rusted. The gate is not self closing. Provider is advised that the gate must be repaired so that when opened, it closes and latches on its own. This is important since the provider lives next to a large pond that is right outside of the fenced back yard play area.|
|Findings: There is one child who is missing an emergency card - he has two siblings enrolled. Provider was advised that the parent can complete a new one or just add the child's name and date of birth to one of the siblings' emergency cards. There is one child whose emergency card is missing the doctor's name and phone number, as well as the parent signature and date.|
|Findings: The provider has 7 children enrolled - 6 children need updated emergency cards. Please have the parents complete as soon as possible.|
|Findings: There are two children who are missing evidence of updated immunizations. Please obtain this information.|
|Findings: Provider keeps daily attendance, but does not have parents verify. Please ensure that parents are verifying attendance with initials or a signature.|
|Findings: Provider transports children, but does not have written permission to transport in the children's files. Provider is reminded to obtain written permission to transport each child and to keep it in the file. It is suggested that the provider include this in her contract.|
|Findings: The provider's basement and laundry room are off limits. The provider keeps the doors that access these areas closed, however, these doors are in the child care areas. Provider is advised to obtain door knob covers or safety devices to prevent children from opening these doors to access these areas.|
|Findings: There is a pond behind the provider's house. The provider has a fenced in back yard. The gate to the fence is not working properly - it closes and latches, but is not self closing self latching. The gate/fencing in front of the basement steps is not secured. The provider indicates that she does not use the backyard for play, that she goes to either the school or to the playgrounds in the neighborhood.|
|Findings: Provider has not updated her emergency disaster plan since 2016. Please ensure that this plan is reviewed, updated as needed, signed, and dated once per year.|
|Findings: No Noncompliances Found|
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