Good Hands Day Care - Brick NJ Regular Child Care Center

(732) 920-7676

About the Provider

Description: Good Hands Day Care Center is a state licensed child care facility that is owned and operated by the Milko family. The center has been providing safe, nurturing educational programs in the Brick community since 1986. We offer age-appropriate activities for children six-weeks to 10 years old. We offer flexible schedules, affordable tuition, vacation time, make-up days and convenient operating hours that meet the needs of today's families.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 15GOO0002
  • Capacity: 119
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Nov 03, 2025
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2022-07-08 2022-08-04 3A:52-4.3(a)
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure children are supervised at all times. A staff in room 12, went to help children washing hands in the hallway bathroom and left children in the room while eating snack.
2022-07-08 2022-08-04 3A:52-4.3(c)
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f):Age Staff/Child RatioUnder 18 months - 1:418 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:62 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:104 years - 1:125 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure that adequate staff/child ratios are maintained at all times throughout the center. Staff in room 7 went to wash hands leaving 1 staff with 8 children ages 18m to 2 years.
2022-07-08 2022-09-16 3A:52-6.1(b)(2)
The staff member(s) specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5 who are responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the center's daily activities shall ensure that children have opportunities to choose materials freely and materials are accessible at all times except during lunch and nap time.

Violation Observed: Ensure that materials are accessible to the children at all times, except during lunch and nap time in room 7.
2022-07-08 2022-09-16 3A:52-136
Provide and maintain in good condition handrails on all stairs with 3 or more risers.

Violation Observed: Ensure handrails leading out to the playground from room 8 are free of chipping paint and railing leading out of the second floor exit next to the play area are exit are free of rust.
2022-07-08 2022-08-04 3A:52-7.9(a)(1)(vi)(4)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the center shall maintain on file a log of the initial illnesses, symptoms of illness, or diseases that are exhibited by each child while in the center’s care, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1(c) and (d). This illness log shall include the date, if applicable, that the child returned to the center symptom-free.

Violation Observed: Maintain an illness log on file at the center and ensure that it contains all of the required components, including the date when the child returned to the center symptom-free.
2022-07-08 2022-08-04 3A:52-7.6(b)(6)
The center shall maintain on file a written record of each incident resulting in an injury as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.6(a). These records shall include the following: a written description of

Violation Observed: Complete accident reports as required, including time of notification to parent, type of notification, time of incident.
2022-07-08 2022-11-01 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Update the center's staff records checklist to reflect the current staff employed at the center and all required documentation.
2022-07-08 2022-11-02 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative complete an updated CHRI background check as required for the center's license renewal.
2022-07-08 2022-09-22 3A:52-4.10(a)(1)
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure that CARI background checks are completed as required for all staff within two weeks of hire. There are 4 missing CARI clearances.
2022-07-08 2022-11-02 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff submit a CARI background check upon renewal. There are 2 missing renewal CARI clearances.
2022-07-08 2022-09-16 3A:52-5.2(c)
If the center prepares meals, the center shall obtain a satisfactory Sanitary Inspection Certificate, as specified in N.J.A.C. 8:24, indicating that the kitchen is in compliance with the applicable requirements of the State Sanitary Code. The center shall maintain on file the Sanitary Inspection Certificate.

Violation Observed: Provide a current health certificate as required for all food vendors.
2022-07-08 2022-10-26 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Drinking Water Testing Checklist and Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection.
2022-07-08 2022-09-22 3A:52-5.3(a)(19)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall test for the presence of radon gas in each classroom on the lowest floor level used by children at least once every five years and shall post the test results in a prominent location in all buildings at the center, as specified in N.J.S.A. 30:5B-5.2.

Violation Observed: Complete radon testing in every room on the lowest floor used by children and post the results in a prominent location.
2022-07-08 2022-09-22 3A:52-2.1(b)
A person applying for an initial license or renewal license to operate a center or relocation of a center shall submit a completed application to the Office of Licensing at least 45 days prior to the anticipated opening of the center or to the expiration of its existing regular license.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Renewal Attestation and all required documents.
2021-10-19 2021-12-07 3A:52-4.3(a)(1)
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that adequate procedures for tracking children are adhered to at all times throughout the center.

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