Bright Beginnings Daycare - Merrillville IN Licensed Home

, MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
(219) 795-1539

About the Provider

Description: Bright Beginnings Daycare is a Licensed Home in MERRILLVILLE IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: PTQ Level 2;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 12
  • Age Range: Infant-Fourteen
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
Within thirty (30) days of a childs admission, the licensee shall receive a written statement from the childs parent or legal guardian signed by a physician or a certified nurse practitioner which states the following: That the child has had immunizations which are up-to-date for the childs age. 2019-04-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-37(b)(2)
3 children do not have up to date immunizations
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
The caregiver shall maintain and make available verification of the following: Annual Mantoux tuberculin test or chest x-ray for direct child care providers and all family members over eighteen (18) years of age 2019-05-08
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-28.5(c)(1)
One household member's tb test is over a year old
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
Direct child care providers who work in the home more than three (3) times a month and all members of the household having direct contact with children receiving care shall have an initial physical examination by a physician or certified nurse practitioner indicating that they are free from communicable disease, have no physical or other condition which would endanger the health or welfare of children in care, and have an annual Mantoux tuberculin test or chest x-ray 2019-04-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-34(a)
Missing on one staff member
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
Within thirty (30) days of a childs admission, the licensee shall receive a written statement from the childs parent or legal guardian signed by a physician or a certified nurse practitioner which states the following: That the child can participate in the child care homes activities 2019-05-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-37(b)(1)
5 children do not have initial physicals on file
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
A licensee that cares for children who are less than twelve (12) months of age shall: ensure that all caregivers of children who are less than twelve (12) months of age follow safe sleeping practices. 2019-06-24
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-5-3.7(a)(2)
2 staff members have not completed in person safe sleep class
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
Enrollment form for each child receiving services which shall include the following: Childs name and date of birth 2019-05-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-32(a)(6)(a)
One child's file is missing official documentation of child's date of birth
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: The child care home inspection checklist 2019-05-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(1)
One staff member needs to complete the Health and Safety Training Module #3
3/13/2019
1970-01-01
Prior to acceptance of children, the caregiver shall have the parent or legal guardian: complete and sign a release for emergency medical care for the child 2019-03-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-37(a)(2)
2 children do not have consent for emergency medical care consents signed
1/30/2018
1970-01-01
Within thirty (30) days of a childs admission, the licensee shall receive a written statement from the childs parent or legal guardian signed by a physician or a certified nurse practitioner which states the following: That the child has had immunizations which are up-to-date for the childs age. 2018-02-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-37(b)(2)
Not up to date on 3 children
1/30/2018
1970-01-01
Prior to acceptance of children, the caregiver shall have the parent or legal guardian: complete and sign a release for emergency medical care for the child 2018-02-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-37(a)(2)
Missing on one child

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