Description: Independence Children's Center is a Licensed Group Child Care in INDEPENDENCE WI, with a maximum capacity of 35 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s). The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Violation Date||Rule Number||Rule Summary|
|2020-10-08||251.04(8)(b)||Biennial Training - Child Abuse & Neglect|
|Description: Staff A, B and G were missing documentation of having received training within the past two years on child abuse and neglect laws, identification, and reporting.|
|2020-10-08||251.07(5)(a)6.||Menus - Changes|
|Description: The center had not recorded changes, on the menu posted for parents, to their planned menus during the week of the licensing visit. Any changes to planned menus shall be recorded on the copies of the menus kept on file and the menu posted for parents.|
|2020-02-19||Licensing||No violations found ***|
|2019-12-13||Licensing||No violations found ***|
|2019-03-12||251.04(2)(a)||Compliance With Laws|
|Description: Contrary to s.48.686(2)(ab) Wisc. Stats., the center failed to submit a criminal background check request to the department prior to 7 staff becoming caregivers.|
|2019-03-12||251.04(3)(h)||Report - Change In Room Usage|
|Description: The center failed to report and obtain approval for changes in room usage.|
|2019-03-12||251.04(3)(L)||Report - Construction Or Remodeling|
|Description: The center failed to report construction that took place on the premises.|
|2019-03-12||251.05(1)(d)1.||Administrator - Designation, Responsibilities|
|Description: On 11/7/18, I advised the licensee that neither the newly designated director nor the licensee met qualifications for the administrator position. As of today, 03/14/19, the licensee has not designated a qualified center administrator.|
|2019-03-12||251.05(2)(a)||Staff Orientation - Develop, Implement, Document|
|Description: Newly hired staff had not completed an orientation within their first week of working at the center.|
|2018-11-20||251.07(2)(e)||Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions|
|Description: On 10/19/18, the center director self-reported a 10/18/18 incident where a staff member physically forced a 3-year old's arms into a jacket leaving two small bruises on the child's upper left arm. The staff member was terminated on 10/20/18.|
|2018-04-17||251.06(3)(a)||Emergencies - Post & Practice Written Plans|
|Description: Emergency plan practice for fire (monthly) and tornado (monthly April thru October) had not been practiced with the children.|
|2018-04-17||251.06(3)(c)||Emergencies - Record Of Fire / Tornado Drills|
|Description: Documentation of emergency drill practice had not been completed since April 2017.|
|2018-04-17||251.06(4)(j)||Fire Alarms & Smoke Detectors - Maintenance, Drills, Testing|
|Description: The monthly testing of smoke detectors had not been completed or documented as required.|
|2018-04-17||251.06(9)(b)5.||Mechanical Dishwashing - Home-Type Dishwasher|
|Description: The center uses a home-type dishwasher to clean dishes and utensils, however they have not been completing the separate sanitizing step as stated in the rule.|
|2018-04-17||251.07(6)(f)1.a.||Medication Administration - Parent Authorization|
|Description: Parent medication authorization for Orajel was open-dated. The Orajel product information stated it was not to be used for children under 2yrs old yet the parent authorization asked staff to administer it 4X/day to the under 1yr old child.|
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