Bright Star Day Care Center, Inc - Carteret NJ Temporary Child Care Center

1176-78 ROOSEVELT AVENUE , CARTERET NJ 07008
(732) 969-9690
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About the Provider

Description: Bright Star Day Care Center, Inc is a Temporary Child Care Center in CARTERET NJ, with a maximum capacity of 55 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 12BRI0001
  • Capacity: 55
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2021-01-29 2021-02-05 3A:52-5.3(q)(2)(ii) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Space and room requirements are as follows: at no time shall a center allow more children in attendance than the licensed room capacity.

Violation Observed: Maintain room capacities at all times in Room 1. There were 17 children in a room with a capacity of 16.
2021-01-29 2021-02-05 3A:52-5.2(a)(5) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure the center's fire protective system is operative at all times.
2021-01-29 2021-02-05 3A:52-5.3(r) Physical plant requirements for all centers
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Ensure the DCF approved screening used for staff and children follows the procedures outlined in the Child Care Health and Safety Standards. Provide a physical barrier that separates the staff from the student/family during the screening process.
2021-01-29 2021-02-05 3A:52-4.3(a) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure children are supervised at all times in Room 1. Observed three children leave Room 1 unaccompanied.
2020-02-19 2020-03-12 3A:52-4.3(a) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure children are supervised at all times in Room 2A.
2020-02-19 2020-07-21 3A:52-4.3(c) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f): | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:4 | 18 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:6 | 2 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:10 | 4 years - 1:12 | 5 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure ratios are maintained at all times in Room 2. There were 16 children present, ages 18 months - 2.5 years, with 2 staff.
2020-02-19 2020-07-21 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure staff know how many children are in their care at all times in Room 3.
2020-02-19 2020-03-12 3A:52-5.3(q)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Space and room requirements are as follows: at no time shall a center

Violation Observed: Maintain room capacity at all times in Room 2A. There were 8 children in a room with a capacity of 4.
2019-12-10 2020-03-12 3A:52-7.8(d)(1)(i)(1) Personal hygiene requirements
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: diapering requirements for centers serving children who are not toilet trained are as follows, staff members shall ensure that staff members shall ensure that each child's diaper is changed when wet or soiled.

Violation Observed: Based on information, ensure that diapers are changed when wet or soiled. A named staff left a named child in a soiled diaper for an extended period of time while the class was on the playground.
2019-12-10 2020-12-15 3A:52-4.8(a)(2) Orientation training
Topics of orientation training shall include understanding center operations, policies and procedures, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5(b)3.

Violation Observed: Based on information, retrain all staff on the center's policies and procedures for diapering, including ensuring that diapers are changed when wet or soiled.
2019-12-10 2020-03-12 3A:52-6.6(a)(3) Discipline
The methods of guidance and discipline used shall: lead to the child's ability to develop and maintain self-control.

Violation Observed: Ensure positive guidance is maintained at all times in Room 1.
2019-12-10 2020-01-16 3A:52-4.3(c) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f): | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:4 | 18 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:6 | 2 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:10 | 4 years - 1:12 | 5 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure ratios are maintained at all times. Room 3 had 6 infants with 1 staff.
2019-12-10 2020-01-16 3A:52-5.2(a)(5) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure the center's fire protective system is operative at all times.
2019-10-02 2019-09-27 3A:52-6.4(b)(1)(ii) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
The center shall provide sleeping equipment for children 12 months of age and younger, the center shall provide for each child a crib, that complies with the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Federal Safety Standards for Full- Size and Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs; 16 CFR 1219 and 1220, which is incorporated herein by reference, and can be obtained through the CPSC's website at https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety- Education-Centers/cribs , playpen, or other Office of Licensing-approved sleeping equipment that meets the following requirement that sleeping equipment shall be free of pillows and soft bedding, including, but not limited to bumper pads, when occupied by a sleeping child.

Violation Observed: Cease the use of blankets for children under the age of 12 months in Room 3.
2019-09-30 3A:52-4.8(a)(1) Orientation training
Topics of orientation training shall include supervising and tracking all children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.3(a).

Violation Observed: Provide annual orientation training for all staff.

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Reviews

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Marjorie Jan 28, 2013

This daycare does not follow state guideline. Myself and several other parents have had issues with this Daycare.

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