Lifespan Development Centers At Red Clay - Wilmington DE Licensed Child Care Center

500 MCKENNANS CHURCH ROAD, WILMINGTON DE 19808
(302) 650-4210

About the Provider

Description: The Lifespan Development Centers has a combined 50+ years of experience in building successful organizations and administrations that provide programs and services that deliver the highest level of satisfaction to our families. The Lifespan Development Centers is where families can find education programs for infants through school age students.

Additional Information: Special Conditions: Regulated Services:; Financial Arrangements: Purchase of Care; On Enforcement: Warning of Probation;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 41
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 8 years.
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: RED CLAY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: OCCL.DSCYF@state.de.us

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Inspection/Report History

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Cited Date Regulation Code Correction Status
2018-03-25 64N - Feeding of Infants Corrected
Corrective Action: Obtain monthly updates to infant feeding statements. Forward for one child.
2018-03-25 66N - Program goals and planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Set up art area with related equipment in the toddler room.
2018-03-25 48N - Food service and preparation Corrected
Corrective Action: Place new thermometer in the refrigerator. This was corrected at the visit.
2017-12-28 17N - Enrollment Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure all children in care have a child information card. A visiting child today did not have a completed child information card or signed parents right-to-know form.
2017-12-28 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: A complete staff file is needed for one staff member. Obtain and forward the file to OCCL. The staff member needs to be fingerprinted as soon as possible.
2017-12-28 30N - Ratios, group size, and supervision Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure infants and toddlers are cared for in rooms separate from older children unless 12 or fewer children in total are present or during the first 90 minutes and last 90 minutes of the centers hours of operation. A visiting two-year-old child was in the preschool room with older children.
2017-10-30 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Two staff members need two references. If service letters are not received, two extra references are needed. One staff member needs an adult abuse registry check. This was corrected at the visit.
2017-10-30 30N - Ratios, group size, and supervision Corrected
Corrective Action: A staff member opened the front door leaving the toddler room out of ratio. Additionally, the infant room had one child over ratio as a result of a child who had just been injured and taken to the owner/Early Childhood Curriculum Coordinator in the infant room for observation and follow-up call to the guardian. The specialist recognizes the child injury may have caused changes to the regular routine, however the specialist reiterated the importance of having sufficient staff on site to handle situations such as answering the door and dealing with parents, child injuries or sicknesses as they arise. Two staff arrived at the same time during this visit. Ensure appropriate staff/child ratios are maintained at all times.
2017-10-30 42N - Sleeping accommodations Corrected
Corrective Action: Replace a torn nap mat in the preschool room. This was corrected at the visit. Place infants in a crib/pack n play if they have fallen asleep elsewhere.
2017-10-30 64N - Feeding of Infants Corrected
Corrective Action: Ensure infants who are capable of comfortably feeding themselves a bottle are placed in a highchair or at a feeding table. One child was sitting on the floor and drinking from their bottle.

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