Little Heaven Daycare - Hackensack NJ Regular Child Care Center

27 Fair Street , Hackensack NJ 07601
(201) 488-1900

About the Provider

Description: Little Heaven Daycare is a Regular Child Care Center in Hackensack NJ, with a maximum capacity of 40 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 190200095
  • Capacity: 40
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jun 25, 2022
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(ii) Personal hygiene requirements
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water immediately after using the toilet or having diapers changed.

Violation Observed: Wash the children's hands with soap and running water after diapering.
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-6.5(a)(1) Policy on the release of children
The center shall maintain on file and follow a written policy on the release of children, which shall include the provision that each child may be released only to the child's parent(s) or person(s) authorized by the parent(s), as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.8(a)3, to take the child from the center and to assume responsibility for the child in an emergency if the parent(s) cannot be reached.

Violation Observed: Update the release policy to meet OOL requirements.
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-7.11(a)(1) Information to parents regarding the management of communicable diseases
Each center shall develop a written policy on the management of communicable diseases. This policy shall include the following: the list of illnesses and symptoms of illness for which a child will be separated from the group and possibly sent home, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1©.

Violation Observed: Update the communicable disease policy to include the website.
2019-10-23 2020-02-05 3A:52-6.8(a)(1) Parent and community participation
The center shall complete and maintain on file for each enrolled child a Children’s Records Checklist, signed by the director, sponsor, or sponsor representative and designated by the Office of Licensing, indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the child's name, address, birth date, and date of enrollment.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the children's files have all required documentation on file at the center.
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-7.5(b)(10) Administration and control of prescription and non-prescription medicines and health care procedures
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall store prescribed epinephrine pens in their original boxes with the child’s name and prescription. A special care plan or other documentation from a health care provider shall accompany the epinephrine pen. If two epinephrine pens are required, both shall be available. Each center under the jurisdiction of N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5 shall store back-up epinephrine pens on site consistent with the requirements stated at N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5.e(1).

Violation Observed: Ensure that special medication is accompanied with a special care plan.
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-4.10(b)(2) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Until the results of the CARI background check for a new staff member have been received from the Department, the center shall ensure oversight of the new staff member by another staff member, and ensure that person is not left alone to supervise a child or group of children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff without a cleared CARI and CHRI and completed orientation are not left alone with the children. A therapist was left in the classroom with a child. The therapist did not have any of the required documents.
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-4.8(f)(1) Orientation training
The staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(a) through (d) shall be clock hours of staff development.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff have completed orientation within 2 weeks of hire.
2019-10-23 2019-11-19 3A:52-4.6(a) Staff qualifications
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all required documents are maintained on file at the center. The staff were missing applications and criminal disclosure statements.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(a)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: floors, carpeting, walls, window coverings, ceilings, and other surfaces shall be kept clean and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Replace the stained ceiling tiles in classroom 4 near the entrance door and the far windows on the wall with the tree painting. | Replace the stained ceiling tiles in classroom 2 above the cubbies near the window, and near the windows and the kitchen play area. Replace the stained ceiling tiles near the room 2 entrance, and near the exit sign near entrance to the center.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.4(a)(1) Additional physical plant requirements for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, all electrical outlets that are accessible to the children shall have protective covers.

Violation Observed: Replace the missing outlet covers in the basement classroom near the shelving.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(c)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Lighting requirements are as follows: during program activities, at least 20 foot-candles of natural or artificial light shall be provided in all rooms used by the children. This illumination shall be measured three feet above the floor at the farthest point from the light source.

Violation Observed: Repair the inoperable light in classroom 3 near the dinosaur toys. | Repair the inoperable light on the entrance wall in classroom 2.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(a)(16) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: walls shall be painted or otherwise covered whenever there is evidence of

Violation Observed: Repair the chipping drywall in the basement near the shelving area.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(d)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Heating requirements are as follows: steam and hot water pipes and radiators shall be protected by screens, guards, insulation, or any other suitable, non-combustible protective device.

Violation Observed: In the basement, make the water pipe from the wall inaccessible to children.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(a)(18) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: ensure that microwave ovens, toaster ovens, and other portable devices used to heat or prepare food are out of children's reach, secured on a stable surface, and not in use when children are in the area in order to ensure the safety of children.

Violation Observed: In classroom 3, remove the microwave out of reach of the children.
2019-06-25 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(f)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Toilet facility requirements are as follows: mirrors, dispensers, and other equipment shall be fastened securely.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all toilets have a toilet bolt covers throughout the center.

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