Gracious Touch - South Bend IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

535 South Grant Street , South Bend IN 46619
(574) 217-7205

About the Provider

Description: Gracious Touch is a Unlicensed Registered Ministry in South Bend IN. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Jan 01, 2019
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
12/18/2018
1970-01-01
Child Abuse and Neglect 2018-12-20
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-8(b)(3)
Child Abuse and Neglect
12/18/2018
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2018-12-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Sinks in both childrens restrooms needs re-sealed
12/18/2018
1970-01-01
Diapers. The diapering process shall be done on a table, in a clean and sanitary manner. The diaper changing surface shall be sanitized after each use and materials used for skin cleansing shall be discarded after each use into a tightly covered, easily sanitized container. Individuals responsible for diaper changing shall wash their hands after each diaper change 2018-12-19
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-6(d)
Diaper pad has tears making it un-sanitizable
12/11/2017
1970-01-01
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: Universal precautions 2018-01-03
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(4)
Universal precautions training expired
12/11/2017
1970-01-01
The parent or guardian of a child shall, when the child is enrolled in a child care ministry, provide the child care ministry with proof that the child has received the required immunizations against the following: Whooping cough 2018-01-03
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-11(a)(2)
Some children missing documentation of received immunizations
12/11/2017
1970-01-01
Twelve (12) hours of continuing education approved by the division 2018-01-03
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-8(b)(4)
Unless the provider is a parent, stepparent, quardian, custodian, or other relative to each child in the care of the provider, the individual annually must recieve at least twelve (12) hours of continuing education approved by the division and related to the age appropriate education development, care, and safety of children.
12/11/2017
1970-01-01
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes:-Attendance records of all children in attendance.-Immunization records for each child (includes month, day and year given for each immunization and childs birth date. or A medical exempt statement from a physician OR a religious belief exemption statement from the parent. 2018-01-03
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11.1
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes: The child's physician documents child is in process of receiving immunizations OR a medical exempt statement from a physician OR a religious belief exemption statement from the parent.
12/11/2017
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2018-01-03
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Bathroom sinks need proper seal
12/11/2017
1970-01-01
Each childcare provider shall have annual certification in Child and Infant CPR. Each childcare provider shall have current certification in First Aid. 2018-01-03
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-8
Each childcare provider, employee, or volunteer, caregiver shall have current certification in First Aid.
8/2/2016
1970-01-01
All restrooms shall be equipped with flush toilets and handwashing sinks and shall be ventilated to the outside. An adequate supply of water, under pressure, shall be provided at all handwashing sinks, as well as soap and disposable paper towels in dispensers. Toilet paper in dispensers shall be located at each toilet 2016-08-22
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(2)
Sinks in both children's bathrooms are in need of proper sealing
10/10/2019
1970-01-01
Storage. Containers and packages of food, cleaned and sanitized utensils, equipment, and single-service articles shall be stored at least six (6) inches above the floor in a clean, dry location in such a way that protects them from contamination, cleaning compounds, and toxic or hazardous materials. This does not apply to cased food packaged in waterproof containers 2019-11-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(f)
Snacks not being stored properly in the pantry.
10/10/2019
1970-01-01
A provider shall provide for a safe environment by ensuring that no conditions exist in or on the grounds of the facility where a provider operates a child care program that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children, including ensuring that the following items are placed in areas that are inaccessible to children in the providers care: Fire arms, ammunition and other weapons Location __________ Poisons, chemicals, bleach cleaning materials and Medications Location __________. 2019-11-16
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11(a)
A provider shall provide for a safe environment by ensuring that no conditions exist in or on the grounds of the facility where a provider operates a child care program that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children, including ensuring that the following items are placed in areas that are inaccessible to children in the providers care: Poisons, chemicals, and cleaning materials
10/10/2019
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2019-11-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Clorox wipes were observed in the large play room downstairs. The cushioned seat on the chair in the dramatic play area was broken.Clorox wipes and hand sanitizer were accessible in the upstairs play area.
6/10/2020
1970-01-01
Type of correction needed: A provider that cares for more than sixteen (16) children at a facility where the provider operates a child care program shall maintain a ratio of children to caregivers in the same proportions as specified in the child to staff ratio requirements.
6/10/2020
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Hand sanitizer and lysol accessible to children.

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