Description: GROW & LEARN CHILDCARE CENTER is a Licensed Child Care Center in MIDDLETOWN DE, with a maximum capacity of 92 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 6 weeks through 5 years.. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.Additional Information: Stars Rating: Five Stars; Financial Arrangements: Profit, Purchase of Care; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2017: 2 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.
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|Cited Date||Regulation Code||Correction Status|
|2018-03-22||70N - Equipment||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: A table in one of the classrooms needs to have the legs tightened to avoid a pinch hazard. The overhead shelf in one of the bathrooms holding diapers has lost a lot of its cleanable surface. Remove or replace the shelf.|
|2018-03-22||48N - Food service and preparation||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: The refrigerator in one of the classrooms with 50* - send a picture of the thermometer at the correct temperature.|
|2018-03-22||57N - Child health appraisal||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Five children need updated Health Appraisals in their files.|
|2018-03-22||43N - Toilet facilities||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: There were no paper towels available in two of the classrooms. This was corrected during the visit when they were delivered.|
|2018-03-22||20N - Personnel files||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Staff files were missing the following: - One health appraisal, and one reference.|
|2017-11-16||30N - Ratios, group size, and supervision||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Ensure minimum staff-to-child ratio and maximum group size for each age group are maintained at all times as required. According to attendance records dated 11-09-2017, an unqualified staff member was alone with a group of napping toddlers from 12:30 pm until 1:00 pm in the Toddler 2 classroom. The violation was corrected at the facility visit when attendance records verified no unqualified staff had been left alone with children in the Toddler 2 classroom on 11-17-2017.|
|2017-11-16||22N - General qualifications||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Ensure staff are fingerprinted within 30 days of when they turn 18, if the staff were under 18 when hired by the center. A staff member turned 18 on 07-20-2017, and was not fingerprinted for the center until 11-03-2017. The violation was corrected at the facility visit when the licensing specialist reviewed fingerprinting requirements with the curriculum coordinator and she agreed to comply.|
|2017-03-16||47N - Diapering||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Ensure every diaper-changing area has a clean, washable, and non-absorbent surface. Replace the torn diaper-changing mat in the bathroom between the Preschool and Pre-K classrooms.|
|2017-03-16||60N - Administration of medication||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Ensure a child's parent/guardian provides written permission for each medication to be administered. One child's parent/guardian needs to sign the Medication Administration Record for his inhaler. The violation was corrected at the facility visit when the child's parent signed the form.|
|2017-03-16||36N - General safety practices||Corrected|
|Corrective Action: Ensure all areas of the center are maintained in a clean, safe condition free from hazards. -Replace the two ceiling tiles with visible water damage in the Pre-K classroom. -Secure the bracket on the wall in the bathroom located between the Preschool and Pre-K classrooms; a screw is loose and coming out of the wall. The violation was corrected at the facility visit when the bracket was secured to the wall. -Cover the black trash container in the bathroom between the Preschool and Pre-K classrooms with a lid.|
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