Independence Children's Center - Independence WI Licensed Group Child Care

35788 Chestnut St , INDEPENDENCE WI 54747
(715) 985-3726

About the Provider

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.

Additional Information: 2 stars. Initial License Date: 8/8/1997. Open Jan - Dec.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 520274
  • Capacity: 35
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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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 ***
2019-03-12 251.05(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.
2019-03-12 251.04(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(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.b. Medication Administration - Containers & Labeling
Description: A tube of Orajel and a bottle of gas drops were not labeled with the child's name.

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