Donna Helton Home Daycare - Dumas AR Licensed Child Care Family Home

HWY 65 , DUMAS AR 71639
(870) 382-6522

About the Provider

Description: DONNA HELTON HOME DAYCARE is a Licensed Child Care Family Home in DUMAS AR, with a maximum capacity of 10 children. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 25587
  • Capacity: 10
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $20.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $20.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $20.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $20.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Preschool 36 to 72 Months $20.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Preschool 36 to 72 Months $20.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 36 to 72 Months $20.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $20.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $20.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Licensed Child Care Family Home
  • District Office: 444 Hwy 425 S., Monticello AR-71657
  • District Office Phone: (870) 367-6835 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Marcella Davis (marcella.davis@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2020-09-17 Facility Visit 600.602.1.c.Caregiver records shall contain the following:Documentation of the initiation of all required background checks and results obtained
2020-08-31 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2020-08-05 Facility Visit 100.102.1.A Child Care Family Home is defined as a situation in which children are cared for in a caregivers own family residence or in some other suitable family type residence. There shall be no more than one license issued per home/structure. (This does not apply to situations such as duplex where two licenses could be issued to two separate applicants.)
1200.1201.5.The home shall maintain, on site, a current copy of the Arkansas Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan issued by the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management. This plan shall be reviewed by the licensee and signed and dated, indicating that they have reviewed the current plan and agree to comply with the provisions of the plan.
200.201.4.The home shall not exceed its licensed capacity at any time (see Regulation 801.3).
300.301.2.f.TWONumber of Children: 15-16 - Ages of Children: 0-up (no more than 2 under 2 years)
2020-06-19 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-12-09 Facility Visit 1100.1103.7.a.There shall be a safe diaper changing table that meets the following requirements:Impervious (non-absorbent) smooth surfaces that do not trap soil and are easily disinfected
1200.1202.2.A fire extinguisher with a minimum of five (5) lbs. ABC rating shall be installed in the kitchen area of the home and shall be properly maintained. Caregivers shall know how to operate the extinguisher. (Clarification: These fire extinguishers are required by State Code to be inspected annually and have the approval verification tag attached. An alternative to the inspection is the purchase of a new fire extinguisher annually and retention of the receipt verifying the purchase.)
600.603.3.e.Medical Records shall include:An authorized record of up-to-date immunizations or documentation of a religious, medial or philosophical exemption from the Arkansas Department of Health (The caregiver shall maintain a roster of children who have not completed the minimum immunization requirements. A current immunization schedule is provided in the appendix of this publication.)
2019-08-23 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.
1200.1201.5.Written procedures and evacuation diagrams for emergency drills shall be posted in each room used for childcare.
1200.1201.6.b.Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced as follows:Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced on separate days and at different times of the day.
1200.1201.8.a.The Child Care Family Home shall maintain an evacuation pack that shall be taken on all drills and during real emergencies evacuations. The pack shall be easily accessible in an emergency and all caregivers shall know the location of the pack. The evacuation pack shall include, but is not limited to the following:List of emergency numbers
2019-08-15 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-04-25 Facility Visit 1000.1001.6.Each child twelve (12) months of age or older shall have a cot, bed, pallet, or mat which shall be placed at least one foot apart. Sheets and covers are required. Bedding shall be of washable material and shall be kept clean. If mats or pallets are used on floors, floors shall be clean, warm, dry and draft free. Any mat or pallet less than two (2) inches thick shall be placed on carpet.
1100.1104.4.Medicines shall be kept in a locked area. Medicine shall be kept out of the reach of the children when dispensing.
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.
400.402.10.Infants sleep space (e.g. crib) shall be free of loose bedding. If a light blanket is necessary, it is recommended that it be kept at or below the mid-chest area of the child. Staff shall not cover the faces of infants.
2018-12-17 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-06-22 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-06-07 Facility Visit 1200.1201.6.b.Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced as follows:Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced on separate days and at different times of the day.
2018-01-09 Facility Visit 1000.1001.6.Each child twelve (12) months of age or older shall have a cot, bed, pallet, or mat which shall be placed at least one foot apart. Sheets and covers are required. Bedding shall be of washable material and shall be kept clean. If mats or pallets are used on floors, floors shall be clean, warm, dry and draft free. Any mat or pallet less than two (2) inches thick shall be placed on carpet.
1200.1201.5.Written procedures and evacuation diagrams for emergency drills shall be posted in each room used for childcare.
1200.1201.6.a.Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced as follows:Monthly
1200.1201.7.f.The home shall maintain a record of emergency drills. This record shall include:Notes regarding things that need improved upon
400.401.1.There shall be a posted daily schedule, which includes age-appropriate activities, including alternating periods of active play and quiet activities throughout the day.

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