Country Kids Daycare - Mount Ida AR Licensed Child Care Family Home

Hwy 270 West , Mount Ida AR 71957
(870) 867-3234
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: Country Kids Daycare is a Licensed Child Care Family Home in Mount Ida AR, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: 1 Stars Better Beginnings;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 29168
  • Capacity: 16
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months-$25.00 per Day (7 Hours or More) Preschool 30 to 72 Months-$15.00 per Day (Less than 7 Hours) School Age 60 to 156 Months-$15.00 per Day (Less than 7 Hours) School Age 60 to 156 Months-$15.00 per Day (7 Hours or More) Toddler 18 to 36 Months-$16.00 per Day (7 Hours or More)
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Licensed Child Care Family Home
  • District Office: M Street, Danville 72833
  • District Office Phone: - (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: beverly catlett (beverly.catlett@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2023-10-03 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2023-08-01 Facility Visit All caregivers, including volunteers who are counted in the ratios, shall receive the following orientation within three (3) months of employment (and every three (3) years thereafter) and shall not be left alone with children until this is completed. 1. Introduction (eight (8) clock hours):Appropriately responding to a crying, fussy, infant or child;
2023-06-13 Facility Visit Wading pools shall not be used. This does not prohibit the use of sprinklers and water play.
2023-02-06 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2022-11-08 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2021-10-11 Facility Visit 100.102.7.Any individual and related parties, on the Department of Human Services (DHS) Exclusion List pursuant to DHS Exclusion Policy 1088 shall not be eligible to be an owner, member of the Board of Directors, Director, Assistant Director, or Person in Charge of any licensed child care facility.
100.109.1.a.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. Prospective employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a child maltreatment background check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.Each applicant to own or operate a child care facility At application and every two (2) years thereafter
100.109.2.If a complaint of child maltreatment is filed against any owner, operator, staff or other person in a child care center, the Child Care Licensing Specialist shall evaluate the risk to children and determine the suitability of the person(s) to supervise, be left alone with children, have disciplinary control over children, or remain in the center during hours of care until the allegations have been determined true or unsubstantiated. (Pending the evaluation of risk to children by the Child Care Licensing Unit, the person(s) alleged shall not be left alone with children.)
1200.1201.9.a.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:List of emergency numbers;
300.303.7.No caregiver shall consume or be under the influence of illegal drugs. A drug test may be required if there is reasonable cause to suspect violation of this requirement and the issue cannot otherwise be resolved. No caregiver shall consume or be under the influence of alcohol while delivering care. No caregiver shall consume or be under the influence of medications (prescription or non-prescription) which impair their ability to provide care.
600.601.3.b.The facility shall maintain daily attendance records on all children as follows:The record shall include the date and time of arrival and departure.
600.603.1.b.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Education, training and experience, including a copy of the General Education Diploma (GED) or high school diploma (If these documents are no longer available, proof of reasonable effort to obtain the documentation is acceptable) Clarification: Training hours will be counted on a calendar year basis or by the facilitys operating schedule if they do not operate year- round;
600.604.1.h.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:An authorized record of up-to-date immunizations or documentation of a religious, medical, or philosophical exemption from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) (Updated immunization schedules will be provided as changes are received from the ADH);
800.801.1.Child care centers shall comply with the Minimum Requirements of the currently adopted Arkansas Fire Prevention Code as administered by local fire department or by the State Fire Marshal, who has final authority. Written verification of annual approval shall be maintained on file. (Note that the State and Local Fire Codes may not allow the use of basements or floors above ground level by children, first grade and younger, unless there is a ground level exit.)
900.901.4.The play area or outdoor learning area shall be fenced or otherwise enclosed and provide at least seventy-five (75) square feet per child present on the playground at any time.
2021-06-15 Facility Visit 1200.1201.9.a.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:List of emergency numbers;
1200.1201.9.d.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:First aid kit (requirement 1101.6) with extra gloves;
1200.1201.9.e.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:Kleenex;
1200.1201.9.f.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:Battery powered flashlight and extra batteries;
1200.1201.9.h.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:Hand sanitizer;
1200.1201.9.k.The facility shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during actual emergency evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all staff shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:Disposable cups;
2021-04-09 Facility Visit 100.109.1.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. Prospective employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a child maltreatment background check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.Staff members and applicants for employment in a Prior to employment and every two (2) years child care facility thereafter
100.110.1.b.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal record check, to be conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of a nationwide check. Each request must be accompanied by a check or money order made out to the Arkansas State Police.) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Direct care staff or staff with routine contact with children Prior to employment and every five (5) years thereafter
100.110.2.b.Arkansas State Police Criminal Background Check The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through a fingerprint criminal records check (which includes the Arkansas Sexual Offender Registry) conducted by the Arkansas State Police. A prospective staff member may not begin work until the Arkansas State Police criminal record check result has been returned as satisfactory. Following receipt of the satisfactory result, this individual must be supervised at all times, pending completion of all of the required background check components, by a staff member who has successfully completed all required background checks. A National Sexual Offender Registry check will also be conducted on prospective employees. Prospective employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a criminal background check and sexual offender registry check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.Staff and applicants for employment in a child care facility Prior to employment and every five (5) years thereafter
300.306.5.a.The Director, Assistant Director or Site Supervisor, and fifty percent (50%) of the facility staff that are on site at any given time shall have a certificate of successful completion of first aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) from an approved organization. If the facility serves infants and toddlers, this training shall include infant and child CPR. (Infant and child CPR may be included in the basic course or in a separate course.)The curriculum shall conform to current American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines;
2020-09-15 Facility Visit 900.902.1.The area shall be free of hazards or potentially hazardous objects.
2020-06-10 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-10-02 Facility Visit 700.701.2.f.All licensed homes shall meet the following:All medicines shall be stored separately from food at all times.
2019-09-23 Facility Visit 1100.1106.1.Pets with which children have contact shall receive vaccinations as required by law. Verification of vaccinations administered by a licensed veterinarian shall be maintained. Any pet that constitutes a threat to the welfare and safety of the children shall be kept in a confined area which prevents any contact with the children.
900.902.1.The area shall be free of hazards or potentially hazardous objects.
2019-05-06 Facility Visit 1200.1201.15.All detergents and cleaning supplies shall be kept out of the reach of children. (This does not include hand soap in childrens or staff bathrooms.) Supplies used for childrens activities shall be carefully supervised.
2019-01-23 Facility Visit 1200.1201.11.Electrical outlets shall be guarded. Protective caps, if used, shall be large enough to prevent swallowing.
2018-09-05 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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KariAnn L Hawthorn Jul 28, 2019
I am the owner

Kids love mrs Kari mrs. Patty and Mrs. Charrlett

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Jeniffer Feb 04, 2015

Great Care The staff was great with the kids Loved each one like there own. Was there to help in any way they could. Always made me feel welcome! They made it feel like home to my child!

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