Description: Dolores Houchin is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Hughesville 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: There is one child whose emergency card is missing the doctor's name and phone number.|
|Findings: There are two children whose emergency cards need to be updated. There is one child whose emergency card is due to be updated this month. There is one child whose emergency card is missing a date/year where the parent initialed to update.|
|Findings: The provider has a fenced back yard where the children play. Behind the fenced area is an above ground pool. The pool is 4 feet off of the ground and part of it has a deck. There is a self closing, self latching gate on the deck, however, the gate does not close all the way. The wood appears to be worn and does not fit, so it does not close properly. Please ensure that this is fixed as soon as possible.|
|Findings: The cabinet under the sink in the kitchen contains cleaning supplies and there is no child proof device in place. Provider is advised that she must either remove the cleaning chemicals to a place that is inaccessible to the children or she must install a child proof device.|
|Findings: The provider was using an unapproved substitute.|
|Findings: The provider was using an unapproved individual as an additional adult.|
|Findings: The provider did not remain inside the home while a child younger than 6 years old was present inside the home.|
|Findings: The provider's monitoring system did not have video and sound as required.|
|Findings: All health-related documentation as required was not present for each child in care.|
|Findings: The required documentation was not present for each child under 6 who was in care for more than 30 days.|
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