Desert Christian Early Care And Education Center - Phoenix AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

1445 WEST NORTHERN AVENUE , PHOENIX AZ 85021
(602) 943-4052
1 Review

About the Provider

Description:

Desert Christian Early Care and Education Center is located in Phoenix, Arizona on the campus of Desert Christian Fellowship Church, offering a Christian-based, non-denominational, Infant-Toddler Program that actively engages and encourages the faith lives of our families. Home and school form a partnerhsip for the love and care of each child. Our center is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CDC-15749
  • Capacity: 51
  • Age Range: 6 weeks-5 years old
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations 3 Star Quality First Rating
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Current License Issue Date: Aug 01, 2020
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.A.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation and a review of staff #3's file, it was determined that staff #3's fingerprint clearance card had expired on 2/7/2020. The Director acknowledged that staff #3's fingerprint clearance card renewal application had not been submitted.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 Article 2 R9-5-203.E.
Findings: Based on a review of 4 staff files, the Surveyor determined the files for staff #1, #2, #3 and #4 lacked documentation of the staff's Central Registry Background Clearance.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 Article 4 R9-5-403.B.1.
Findings: Based on the Surveyor's review of the file for staff #1, the file contained documentation indicating that the staff completed only 14 of the required 18 hours of training for the period of 2/25/2019 through 2/25/2020; and Based on the Surveyor's review of the file for staff #4, the file contained documentation indicating that the staff completed only 14.5 of the required 18 hours of training for the period of 9/25/2018 through 9/25/2019.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 Article 5 R9-5-501.A.19.c.
Findings: Based on the Surveyor's observation, a plunger was found stored on the bathroom's floor in the 1-2 year old room and was accessible to enrolled children.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 article 5 R9-5-502.C.3.a.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation, 6 bottles in the infant room were not labeled with the infant's name.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 article 5 R9-5-503.A.1.a.b.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's inspection of the diapering areas, the following unrelated items were observed stored in the diapering areas: *Infant Room -A wash cloth and a bottle of body lotion on the diapering counter near the sink; *1-2 year old Room-A plastic pitcher, 2 sponges and a paint brush were stored on the diapering counter near the sink; and *2-3 year old Room- A plastic pitcher, a wicker basket, a plastic bin was found stored next to the diapering sink. A large quantity of more than 70 plastic toys including Legos, plastic toy dishes, toy letters and plastic animals were laying on a towel that was placed on top of the diaper changing table. The Director stated that the toys had just been cleaned and were placed on top of the diapering table to dry.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 article 5 R9-5-503.A.3.4.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's inspection of the diaper changing areas, the Surveyor observed the following: *1-2 year old room- The soiled clothing container was not equipped with a liner and a tight fitting lid. The lid to the soiled diaper container was stuck open and the container contained soiled diapers; and *2-3 year old room- The diapering area was not equipped with a soiled clothing container. The staff acknowledged that the soiled clothing container was located in the hallway bathroom.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 article 5 R9-5-503.D.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation, the written diaper changing procedure was not posted in the diaper changing area in the 2-3 year old room.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 article 5 R9-5-503.F.1.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation and a discussion with staff, the soiled clothing container for the 2-3 year old room was observed to be stored on the floor in the hallway bathroom and was accessible to children.
2020-03-17 2020-04-29 Article 5 R9-5-512.B.1.2.
Findings: Based on the Surveyor's observation, the white plastic step stool in the 2-3 year old room was covered in a heavy build-up of dirt and brown smudges on all 4 of the legs and on the top of the stool.
2019-06-25 2019-07-09 article 2 R9-5-404.C.3.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation and discussion with the Director and the infant room staff, they stated a 14 month old child who was is walking has been transitioning between the one year old room and the infant room each day. The Director stated that this child was currently in the one year old room but would return to the infant room later that day.
2019-06-25 2019-07-09 Article 2 R9-5-203.E.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's review of staff #1's file, the file lacked documentation of the licensee's submission of the staff's Central Registry Background Clearance check and of the staff's Central Registry Background Clearance.
2019-06-25 2019-07-09 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation, 11 children were present in the 2-3 year old room but the staff acknowledged they had left the roster in a downstairs room.
2019-06-25 2019-07-09 Article 5 R9-5-511.C.
Findings: Based on the Surveyor's observation, 2 occupied mats were obstructed by another child's mat.
2019-06-25 2019-07-09 article 5 R9-5-503.A.3.4.
Findings: Based on Surveyor's observation, the soiled diaper containers in the Infant Room, the Toddler room and the 2& 3 year old room were not equipped with tight fitting lids. The lids were all stuck in the "open" position and the 3 containers had soiled diapers in them.

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Reviews

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Aprigmor Jul 11, 2014

I am the current administrative assistant at Desert Christian Early Care and Education Center. We have expanded and now we offer Pre-School and Pre-Kindergarten care.

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