Little Dreamers Childcare Ministry - Merrillville IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

5201 Broadway, Merrillville IN 46410
(219) 613-6837

About the Provider

Description: Providing the best Childcare for your child, while educating they're minds

Additional Information: PTQ 3; PTQ 3; PTQ 3;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: RM-100362-A
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
12/12/2018
1970-01-01
2018-12-15
Type of correction needed: A provider that cares for more than sixteen (16) children at a facility where the provider operates a child care program shall maintain a ratio of children to caregivers in the same proportions as specified in the child to staff ratio requirements.
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
A provider who cares for children who are less than 12 months of age shall complete a training course in safe sleep practices, approved by the Divison. Ensure that all caregivers of children who are less than 12 months of age follow safe sleep practices. 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-5.5(b)
A provider who cares for children who are less than 12 months of age shall complete a training course in safe sleep practices, approved by the Divison.
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
The operator of a child care ministry registered under section 2 of this chapter shall provide a notice to the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the child care ministry. The notice must be signed by the parent or guardian when the child is enrolled in the child care ministry and must be kept on file at the child care ministry until two (2) years after the last day the child attends the child care ministry. This notice must be maintained by the child care ministry and made available to the division upon request
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-7
One child missing signed parents notice
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Infant Room:Staff purse in reach of children. Rolling Cart tippable. 2nd drawer by sink broken. Chairs stacked in small room to right. 2's room:A&D ointment, eucerin healing cream in reach of children. Tolet caps missing in center classoom restroom. 4/5's room:Traiamcinolone Acetonidi Oitment stating RX only in reach of children in the teachers drawer in the 4/5's room. Hand sanitzer in reach of children. Paint peeling on walls.
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
Transportation 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11(b)
Ensure the child is transported only by an employee or volunteer who: Hold's a valid driver's license
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
Orientation 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-8(b)(4)
Orientation
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes:-Attendance records of all children in attendance.-Immunization records for each child (includes month, day and year given for each immunization and childs birth date. or A medical exempt statement from a physician OR a religious belief exemption statement from the parent. 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11.1
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes: -Attendance records of all children in attendance. Immunization records for each child (includes month, day and year given for each immunization and childs birth date).
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
Diapers. The diapering process shall be done on a table, in a clean and sanitary manner. The diaper changing surface shall be sanitized after each use and materials used for skin cleansing shall be discarded after each use into a tightly covered, easily sanitized container. Individuals responsible for diaper changing shall wash their hands after each diaper change 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-6(d)
Staff did not wash child's hands or their own hands after diapering.
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
All restrooms shall be equipped with flush toilets and handwashing sinks and shall be ventilated to the outside. An adequate supply of water, under pressure, shall be provided at all handwashing sinks, as well as soap and disposable paper towels in dispensers. Toilet paper in dispensers shall be located at each toilet 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(2)
restroom in middle classroom has urine smell.
11/27/2018
1970-01-01
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: Universal precautions 2018-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(4)
3 caregivers missing evidence of universal precautions training

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