First Christian Church Childcare Center - Poteau OK Child Care Center

208 N. Witte , Poteau OK 74953
(918) 413-3067

About the Provider

Description: First Christian Church Childcare Center is a Child Care Center in Poteau OK, with a maximum capacity of 45 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Rated 2 Stars.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: K830024848
  • Capacity: 45
  • Age Range: 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Daytime Hours
  • Transportation: Field Trips
  • District Office: Oklahoma Dept of Human Services - Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (918)649-2300 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Rachel Rice

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type/Purpose Corrections
2020-02-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: One Staff member reapplied for their PDL on 2-03-20. Two Staff members must complete at least 20 hours of training before they can reapply. Once they complete their hours, they will reapply. The 4th Staff member will need to reapply for their PDL. Licensing Specialist will Provide Program a blank Personnel Summary. Director will keep track of Staff's PDL's on this Personnel Summary. Director will make sure that Staff reapply for the PDL at least 45 days from the hire date.
Correction Date: 2020-04-20
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

Four Staff have expired PDL's.

2020-02-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Staff will enroll and complete at least 20 hours of training by the due date. Director will assist staff with finding and enrolling in classes. Director will make sure that Staff complete the required number of training hours. Director will keep track of Staff's training on a Training Documentation form that Licensing will provide Director.
Correction Date: 2020-03-01
Description: 340:110-3-284(d)(8)(B) - Teaching personnel obtain at least the required number of professional development clock-hours to maintain a current OPDL certificate per OAC 340 Appendix FF - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. However, informal professional development clock-hours are limited.

Two staff members show to have zero training hours.

2020-02-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director will enroll Staff member in a CPR-First Aid class. Director will keep track of all Staff members' certifications on the Personnel Summary that will be provided by Licensing.
Correction Date: 2020-03-05
Description: 340:110-3-284.2(d)(3)(A) - on or after November 1, 2016, obtain the certification within three months; or

One Staff member employed over 90 days has not obtained CPR-First Aid certification.

2020-02-20 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: The Staff member has emailed the Instructor to request a copy of her CPR-First Aid certification. Staff will request written verification at the completion of the CPR-First Aid class.
Correction Date: 2020-02-24
Description: 340:110-3-281.3(b)(6)(B) - cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid certifications.

One Staff member does not have current CPR-First Aid certification on site.

2019-10-02 Periodic
Full Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-07-12 Follow Up
Partial Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-07-09 Complaint
Partial Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-06-18 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Children will be taken to a room with a changing table to have their diaper changed.
Correction Date: 2019-06-18
Description: 340:110-3-297(a)(3)(C) - have a non-porous diapering surface, such as a counter or pad, at least 28 inches above the floor, and not used for other purposes;

Staff changing children's diapers on a mat on the floor.

2019-06-18 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director, Ms. Putman will contact CECPD to determine why the PDL's were not renewed for the two staff. Ms. Putman will contact Licensing Specialist to update on the status of the employee's PDL's. Ms. Putman will put each employee's PDL expiration date on the calendar and review these during the monthly staff meetings.
Correction Date: 2019-06-21
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

Two staff employed over 12 months do not have a current PDL.

2019-06-18 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: Director, Nancy Putman will have the parent/guardian complete a new Compliance File Notification by the due date. Ms. Putman will have the parent/guardian complete a new Compliance File Notification at the Parent-Teacher Conference in April.
Correction Date: 2019-06-21
Description: 340:110-3-281.2(c)(7)(B)(1) - Parents complete DHS forms every 12 months regarding insurance liability and the compliance file. Forms are maintained at the facility. 6

Compliance File Notification not updated on 5 children.

2019-03-26 Complaint
Partial Inspection
Description: No non-compliances observed
2019-03-25 340:110-3-286(a)
Substantiated Complaints
Plan: Staff will not move a child to the hallway without another Staff member present.
Description: Additional non-compliance found during the course of the investigation- Staff/Child Ratio: Program was not at correct Staff-Child Ratio.
2019-03-25 340:110-3-284(c)(2)(C)
Substantiated Complaints
Plan: Staff Supervisor will adjust schedule to meet the needs of children with challenging behaviors in crisis.
Description: Additional non-compliance found during the course of the investigation: General Qualifications-Good judgment was not used regarding Staffing & meeting children's needs.
2019-02-22 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: One Staff has reapplied for their PDL but not within the recommended 45 day time frame prior to the expiration date. The Director stated she will have the other Staff reapply for their PDL by 3-01-19. The Director will have all Staff reapply for their PDL as soon as they receive the email saying it's time to renew.
Correction Date: 2019-03-01
Description: 340:110-3-284(b)(3) - Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.

Staff employed over 12 months do not have a current PDL.

2019-02-22 Periodic
Full Inspection
Plan: The Director will have each child's parent\guardian complete a new Compliance File Notification by 3-01-19. The Director will update Compliance File Notifications at Parent-Teacher Conferences which are in April & Sept.
Correction Date: 2019-03-01
Description: 340:110-3-281.2(c)(7)(B)(1) - Parents complete DHS forms every 12 months regarding insurance liability and the compliance file. Forms are maintained at the facility. 6

Compliance File Notification not current on 5 children.

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