Description: Little Creations Child Care Center provides a safe and nurturing enviornment for ages 6 weeks up to 12 years of age. Open M-F 5:30am - 5:30pm.
Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.
|Violation Date||Rule Number||Rule Summary|
|2019-01-17||251.04(2)(i)5.||Policy Submitted & Implemented - Child Guidance|
|Description: During the course of a complaint investigation, staff admitted to placing her hand over the mouth of a crying, distraught child to get him to calm down after he fell asleep at the table and she tried to wake him to move him to his sleeping bag. Placing a hand over a child's mouth is not an appropriate child guidance action and staff did not follow the center's written policy on appropriate ways to manage crying, fussing or distraught children.|
|2018-10-18||251.04(6)(a)1.||Child Record - Enrollment Information|
|Description: Documentation of emergency contact information was not observed on the Enrollment form for Child #3 and Child #6.|
|2018-10-18||251.04(6)(a)5.||Child Record - Alternate Arrival / Release Agreement|
|Description: The center was missing written agreements, signed by parents, outlining the plan for children who come to the childcare center from school, home or other activities and/or go from the childcare center to school, home or other activities. 4 children were observed, during the monitoring visit, getting dropped off at the center by a bus. None of these children had written agreements in their files allowing this.|
|2018-10-18||251.04(6)(b)||Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record|
|Description: The attendance was not current and accurate on the day of the licensing visit when one of the children were not signed in on the attendance record.|
|2018-10-18||251.05(1)(c)||Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training|
|Description: Staff A, B & C have a current CPR-AED certificate, but not from a department-approved course provider. Staff D was missing documentation of having obtained a certificate of completion for infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) use from an agency approved by the Department within 6 months of employment.|
|2018-10-18||251.05(1)(L)1.||Staff Health Examination - Requirements|
|Description: The files for Staff B and D did not contain documentation of a physical examination report on a form provided by the Department, completed 12 months prior or within 30 days after beginning work at the center.|
|2018-10-18||251.05(2)(c)1.||Continuing Education Requirement - Full Time Staff|
|Description: Contrary to DCF 251.05(2)(c)1, Staff B, C, and D did not have documentation of the yearly requirement of 25 hours of continuing education in 2017.|
|2018-10-18||251.05(4)(b)||Staff-To-Child Ratios - Minimum|
|Description: The staff-to-child ratio for children under age 2 is 1:4. Staff-to-Child ratios were not being met in the infant room when 7 infants were being cared for by one child care worker because the other staff person, who was supposed to be counted in ratio, was preparing lunch.|
|2018-10-18||251.05(4)(f)||Mixed-Age Group - Staff-To-Child Ratio|
|Description: When there is a mixed-age group, the staff-to-child ratio shall be adjusted on a prorata basis, according to age. Staff-to Child ratios were not adjusted on a prorata basis in the 2 and older room during the monitoring visit. There was one teacher for 12 children. 15 minutes into the monitoring visit 4 additional children over age 2 arrived at the center and there was only one teacher for 16 children.|
|2018-10-18||251.05(4)(L)||Staff-To-Child Ratios - Non-Classroom Duties|
|Description: Child care workers should be free of non-classroom duties when they are counted in meeting staff-to-child ratios. The second child care worker needed to meet staff-to-child ratio in the infant room was not free of non-classroom duties when she was also needed in the kitchen to prepare lunch and snacks.|
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