Boys & Girls Club @ Smyrna Clayton - Smyrna DE Licensed Child Care Center

(302) 659-5610

About the Provider

Description: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is part of a nationwide movement whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Additional Information: Initial Licensed Date: 11/14/03; Financial Arrangements: Purchase of Care, Child Care Food Program; Stars Rating: Three Stars; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2017: 1 facility injury and no facility deaths reported.; Regulated Services: School-Age Care Only;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 125
  • Age Range: Kindergarten through 12 years.
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: School-Age Care Only
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor:

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulation Code Status
2019-08-26 Non Compliance 16N - Records Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure attendance records accurately document the arrival and departure times for each child and staff at the point of service. The attendance records did not show the movement of the children and staff from the morning opening room into the individual classrooms. Utilize a morning classroom attendance sheet to document the arrival of children and staff into the morning opening room. Ensure to sign the children and staff out of the morning opening classroom and into their individual classrooms once the children are split into their classrooms.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 30N - Ratios, group size, and supervision Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure proper staff-to-child ratios are maintained. An unqualified staff was alone in the Group 4 room with ten children ages 11 to 13. This was corrected when Group 4 and Group 3 were combined.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 38N - Indoor space Corrected
Corrective Action: Provide labeled storage space for each child. The children's personal items should not be touching. Group 4 did not have enough storage for each child.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 39N - Area for children who become ill Corrected
Corrective Action: Provide a top and bottom covering for the ill child cot.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 66N - Program goals and planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure lesson plans contain all the required components for school-age. Ensure lesson plans are posted.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 16N - Records Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure attendance records accurately document the arrival and departure times for each child and staff at the point of service. Ensure a morning attendance record for the gathering room documents the time child and staff arrive and depart into individual classrooms. Document health observation on a daily basis for each child.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 8N - Completed application submitted 60 days before license expires? Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure application is submitted 60 days prior to license expiration.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure staff files are complete. Ten staff need a professional development plan. Three staff need annual review of abuse and neglect. Seven staff need orientation. One staff needs a job description. Nine staff need two references. One staff needs the employee declaration and drug alcohol statement. Six staff need the adult abuse registry check. Seven staff need a health appraisal with TB results. Seven staff need service letters.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 36N - General safety practices Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure the facility is clean. The boys and girls bathrooms in the gym need to be cleaned. The closet in the girls bathroom needs to be locked. The shovel on the playground needs to be removed. Fix the fall zone perimeter around the swings. Cut the grass on the playground. Repair the wall or replace the border in Group 3 classroom.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 40N - Outdoor climate and space Corrected
Corrective Action: Replenish the fall zones under the swings and tire swing.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 19N - Child files Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure child files are complete. Four children need health appraisals with immunization records. One child needs an immunization record. One child needs a developmental plan.
2019-08-12 Non Compliance 53N - Transportation Corrected
Corrective Action: Provide soap and water for van 519.
2018-08-16 Non Compliance 13A - Notification to OCCL Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure OCCL is notified within 24 hours of notification when a child in care requires medical treatment for an injury sustained at the center. Corrected at visit.
2018-08-16 Non Compliance 49N - Emergency planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Post the evacuation route in the preschool classroom. Ensure monthly fire drills are conducted and exits noted.
2018-08-16 Non Compliance 16N - Records Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure attendance documents arrival and departure time of children and teachers daily.

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