Creative Minds Learning Land - Griffith IN Licensed Home

, GRIFFITH IN 46319
(219) 513-8824
4 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: Creative Minds Learning Land is a Licensed Home in GRIFFITH IN, with a maximum capacity of 16 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 1;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 16
  • License Number: 45-451961
  • 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
9/17/2018
1970-01-01
To qualify for a license to operate a class II child care home under this chapter, a person must do the following: Provide a smoke detection system that is: hard wired to the buildings electrical system 2018-10-12
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-5-6.5(a)(2)(a)
Smoke detectors not going of simultaneously
9/15/2017
1970-01-01
The licensee shall ensure that no conditions exist in the home or on the grounds where child care services are provided that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children 2017-09-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-45(a)
Water temperature still not within guidelines
9/6/2017
1970-01-01
The licensee shall provide a protected outdoor play area that is safely enclosed by either a fence or natural boundaries for children in care 2017-09-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-45(d)
Fence surround play area needs to be repaired
9/6/2017
1970-01-01
A child care home shall, at no expense to the state, maintain and make available to the division upon request a copy of drug testing results for: the provider 2017-10-02
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-5-3.5(a)(1)
Drug screen with MRO signature needed for one caregiver
9/6/2017
1970-01-01
The licensee shall ensure that no conditions exist in the home or on the grounds where child care services are provided that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children 2017-09-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-45(a)
Water temperature exceeds guidelines
7/20/2017
1970-01-01
The following child to staff ratios apply: Type of Home Child:Staff Ratio Infant/Toddler Mixed (Birth-24 months) 6:1* *Two (2) of the six (6) children must be at least sixteen (16) months of age and walking. Otherwise the ratio is 4:1. Mixed Age Groups (Birth-6 years) 10:1* *No more than three (3) of the ten (10) children may be under sixteen (16) months of age and must be walking. 3 years and older (3-10 years) 12:1 2017-07-25
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-36.5(e)
13 children were present with one caregiver
7/20/2017
1970-01-01
The licensee shall ensure that no conditions exist in the home or on the grounds where child care services are provided that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children 2017-07-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-45(a)
Provider caring for an age group at location that the home is not licensed for
1/12/2017
1970-01-01
A Class II child care home serves more than twelve (12) children but not more than sixteen (16) full-time and part-time children at any one (1) time. A licensee who provides Class II child care shall meet all the requirements of 470 IAC 3-1.1 and 470 IAC 3-1.2 as well as the requirements of this rule. If there is any difference in requirements, the specific information contained in IC 12-17.2-5-6.5 shall prevail 2017-02-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.3-1
Over capacity 20 children present with 2 caregivers
1/12/2017
1970-01-01
Children shall be transported in safety restraint equipment that is in compliance with state laws 2017-01-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-40(c)
A child was transported without the proper safety restraints
9/12/2016
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 2016-09-30
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-28.5(c)(1)
Verification of annual TB test needed for provider.

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Reviews

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Anonymous 2 Jun 28, 2018
I have toured this provider's facility, but have not used its services

I wasn't able to just stop by for my tour, it had to be scheduled. I showed up at exactly my appointment time. It was completely dark (was told it was nap time) without even a lamp or night light for safety. I was worried about tripping and injuring my own baby. Why would the staff schedule a tour during nap time? As soon as I walked in, the smell of disinfectant hit me like a brick wall. It was so strong that I felt sick by the time I left. I feel so sorry for those kids if they have to breath that on a regular basis. When we got into the infant room (rooms are separated by baby gates), she agreed to turn the light on for less than a minute. There were infants sleeping in swings. It's impossible to supervise them in complete darkness. There were also only 3 adults there for all the children, infants and up. I reported them to the state, but I don't see any inspection on the list after my visit so they must not take it too seriously. I would NEVER leave my child in a place like that.

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Sarah Moss May 18, 2018
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I was browsing the web trying to find a daycare for my twins. I’m so excited to have found you guys again.. I was their back in 2013 and I moved to Washington , well I’m back . I’m hoping you still have reasonable pricing and those wonderful , caring staff. Can someone pls call me I need daycare for my 8 month old twin boys asap.. I start a new job on the 29 th of this month thanks .. 872 703-3322.. again thanks so much.

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Anonymous Oct 16, 2017
I have toured this provider's facility, but have not used its services

When I toured this Daycare, it was dark and I almost fell due to the fact that the kids were napping. The tour should have taken place before nap time. The number of kids to adult was not correct. Several kids but only two workers. The place appeared to be clean but was only clean on the surface. The teachers were friendly, but the director was snappy and not very personable.

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Cece Jul 25, 2016
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

Very dirty, teachers scream at kids, ratio is always over. No communication.

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