Down Home Child Care - Bethel NC Five Star Center License

(252) 825-1595

About the Provider

Description: DOWN HOME CHILD CARE is a Five Star Center License in BETHEL NC, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 through 12. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Four Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 74000140
  • Capacity: 12
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Date Type Violations Rule
2023-05-23 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-05-23 Violation 705 .0601(c)
Equipment and furnishings were not sturdy, stable and free of hazards. Mildew was observed on the sides and top of the stationary red, yellow, and blue climber.
2023-05-23 Violation 1899 .1103(b)
Health and safety training topics were not included as part of on-going training within five years of completing the previous health and safety training topics. Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment was completed within five years of the previous training for one employee.
2023-01-12 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-11-17 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-06-02 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-06-02 Violation 1044 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & .2703(n)&(o)
Prior to the expiration date of the qualification letter, the child care provider did not complete and submit required forms to complete a criminal background check (a qualification letter is valid for a maximum of three years for the date of issuance). The administrator J. Bunn's qualification letter expired on 2/1/2022. A new qualification letter was on file for review dated 2/14/2022.
2022-06-02 Violation 542 10 NCAC 09 .0902(a)
The written feeding plan was not modified as the child's needs changed. For a child under one the infant feeding plan did not reflect solid/table foods.
2022-06-02 Violation 858 .0604(q)
Plastic bags, materials that could be torn apart and toy parts small enough to be swallowed were accessible to children under three years of age. In space one under the diaper changing table items were stored in plastic bags.
2022-01-04 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-12-21 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-12-16 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-12-16 Violation 1301 GS 110-91(9)
Center did not maintain a record of daily attendance. The attendance for three children was documented. There were nine children present. Six children were not documented on the attendance.
2021-12-16 Violation 301 GS 110-91(7);.0713(a-e)
Minimum staff/child ratios and group sizes for the number and ages of children in care were not met. When I arrived one teacher in space two was caring for nine children zero to two years old.
2021-12-16 Violation 544 .0510(f)
Screen time was offered to children under three years of age. When I arrived the "Ice Age" movie was playing in space two. Children zero to five years old were being cared for in space two.

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