Early Bird Head Start - Cushing OK Large Family Child Care Home

111 W VINE, CUSHING OK 74023
(918) 399-4058

About the Provider

Description: Early Bird Head Start is a Large Family Child Care Home in CUSHING OK, with a maximum capacity of 20 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 4 Years, 5 Years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Rated 1 Star.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 20
  • License Number: K830007434
  • Age Range: 4 Years, 5 Years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime Hours
  • Transportation: Children's Homes, Field Trips
  • District Office: Oklahoma Dept of Human Services - Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (405)707-3700 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Samantha Smith

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2018-10-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will remove trampoline and alert responsible entity about the requirement.
Correction Date: 2018-10-29
Description: 340:110-3-302(e)(3)(B) - trampolines, of any kind;

Small indoor trampoline was viewed in use at the program.

2018-10-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will contact responsible entity and get a plan gain more impact for all required areas. Director will continue to monitor impact to ensure at least 6 inches of depth.
Correction Date: 2019-01-29
Description: 340:110-3-301(c)(11)(B)(i)(I) - are maintained at a depth of at least six inches by replacing, leveling, or raking. In addition, rubber mulch, EWF, and any other loose-fill material that is tested by the American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) must comply with ASTM impact attenuation and EWF guidelines;

Impact does not measure to be at least 6 inches under both slides.

2018-10-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director attached duct tape to keep the lid in place. Director will purchase a lid lock for future use.
Correction Date: 2018-10-05
Description: 340:110-3-292(b)(4)(C) - fish;

The fish tank is located on a shelf accessible to children. There is no tank lock or latch.

2018-10-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will contact Owner and get a plan to replace the fence to measure at least 48 inches or 4 feet high.
Correction Date: 2019-01-05
Description: 340:110-3-301(c)(5)(A)(ii) - is at least 48 inches high;

Fence measures 3 feet 9 inches on the Southern and Eastern sides of the fence.

2018-03-29 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Licensing worker will mail a new posting to program. Director will post the sticker on the microwave.
Correction Date: 2018-04-29
Description: 340:110-3-281.1(f) - Post on all microwaves - warning. DHS Publication No. 97-27, Microwave Warning, is posted. However, the program may modify the publication or develop a document, provided the information remains the same or is exceeded. When the program shares the facility, the posting is only required on microwaves used for children's food. Item is paper only.

No Microwave Warning is posted on microwave in kitchen.

2017-10-04 Periodic
Full Inspection

No non-compliances observed

No non-compliances observed

2017-06-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that the evacuation drill is completed and documented.
Correction Date: 2017-06-29
Description: 340:110-3-279(g)(1)(C)(ii) - Annual. Annual drills include:

Evacuation drill not completed.

2017-06-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that an expulsion policy is added to the program policy.
Correction Date: 2017-07-05
Description: 340:110-3-278(d)(2)(I) - expulsion policy;

Program does not have an expulsion policy.

2017-06-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that a volunteer policy is added to the program policy.
Correction Date: 2017-07-05
Description: 340:110-3-278(f) - Volunteer policy. When the program uses volunteers, who are not filling another position per OAC 340:110-3-284.1 through 340:110-3-284.4, volunteer policies:

Program does not have a volunteer policy.

2017-03-06 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will ensure that the toilet gets repaired or replaced as necessary.
Correction Date: 2017-03-07
Description: 340:110-3-300(m)(2)(A) - have operable toilets;

One toilet is not operable.

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