Little Hands Preschool - Damascus MD Licensed Child Care Center

24800 Kings Valley Road , Damascus MD 20872
(301) 391-6655

About the Provider

Description: Little Hands Preschool is a Licensed Child Care Center in Damascus MD, with a maximum capacity of 60 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: MSDE-Approved Education Program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 162722
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2024-04-15 Full 13A.16.03.04E Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, one child was missing evidence of a second lead test. Facility to submit evidence of a second lead test for this child.
2024-04-15 Full 13A.16.03.05C Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, 2 staff members were missing current medical reports in their files. All staff were missing evidence of current criminal background check results. Facility is to submit a statement of understanding of this regulation.
2024-04-15 Full 13A.16.10.01A(4) Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, LS did not observe an emergency escape route posted in the Sanctuary, which is approved auxiliary space. Facility is to post a copy of the escape route and submit evidence to LS.
2024-04-15 Full 13A.16.10.04A Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, LS observed hand sanitizer accessible to children in two classrooms, 2 bottles of Lysol in an unlocked cabinet in Room 109, and two staff tote bags on the floor in Room 108. LS also observed the kitchen, which was left open and observed a drawer full of knives that was accessible to children. All of these items should be made inaccessible to children in care. Facility should move these items to a higher location out of reach of children or move the items to a locked cabinet.
2023-05-17 Mandatory Review
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2022-04-29 Full 13A.16.03.02E Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist did not observe the second lead blood test for two children. Facility must obtain proof of lead blood test to add to the children's files and submit a letter of correction to Licensing Specialist.
2021-05-26 Mandatory Review
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2020-09-30 Full
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2019-05-28 Mandatory Review
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2018-06-01 Full 13A.16.03.03A(2) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of an attendance record that verified dates of attendance, and parent verification of child's daily attendance.
2018-06-01 Full 13A.16.03.03B(4) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of a second disaster drill recorded for 2017.
2018-06-01 Full 13A.16.03.04C Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed incomplete children's forms.
2018-06-01 Full 13A.16.05.12E Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed a play house that was detached in areas and could potentially collapse.
2018-06-01 Full 13A.16.08.02A Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed a group being supervised by one staff member who is currently qualified as an Aide.
2018-06-01 Full 13A.16.09.01C(6) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of a written screen time policy.

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