Description: Dina Skipper is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Trappe MD, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 0-23 Months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 12 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Findings: The areas being used for child care are in need of a deep cleaning. The floors have dirt, debris, small pieces of chalk serving as a choking hazard to the youngest child enrolled. The counters are cluttered in a manner that it is difficult to prepare food in a sanitary manner. The provider seems to have a tremendous amout of flies in the home. It may be in part due to the food remnants, cat feces located in a bucket in the laundry room etc.|
|Findings: Several sockets did not have caps in them. These were in reach of the children|
|Findings: Two drawers have safety locks but they were not working properly. Specialist was able to reach a few knives and a pair of scissors.|
|Findings: The provider has numerous items that are hazardous and accessible to children. The following items were found: spray paint within the children's reach, alcohol , knives, scisssors, facial cleaning items, .|
|Findings: No Noncompliances Found|
|Findings: Provider had a child in care today that did not have any paperwork on file|
|Findings: Provider is not consistently recording attendance.|
|Findings: Provider had not performed any fire drills for the year.|
|Findings: There is a tremendous amount of clutter in the childcare areas. It is no possible to clean the food prep area in a way that is sanitary. See pictures attached. The counters are being used as a storage area. The Kitchen table is completely covered with items. It is not possible to feed the children at the table.|
|Findings: The childcare playroom is completely over crowded. The children have very little room to move about and play. See pictures. The provider has a full size mattress and a small toddler bed in the area limiting space.|
|Findings: The lock on one of the drawers in the kitchen is not working. This drawer contained sharp knives. The provider removed the knives while specialist was on premises.|
|Findings: Hazardous items are accessible to the children. Fishing rods with hooks, gasoline container and other items were found.|
|Findings: Provider was allowing a child to sleep on the sofa. Provider had a full size mattress on the floor that was being used as a trampoline by the children and then used as a nap space for a child.|
|Findings: Provider was using a toddler bed for one of the children during rest time. The other children in care were using this as a trampoline and playing on the bed. The linens were not being changed for rest time.|
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