Little Steps - Warsaw IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

1720 East Center Street, Warsaw IN 46580
(574) 267-5656

About the Provider

Description: At Little Steps, your child's future and well-being is more than a job, it's our mission.

We provide a loving, nurturing environment where your child can grow and achieve everything God wants them to be. Don't take our word for it. See for yourself. As a parent, we believe you should see what your child is doing at all times. That's why we provide secure 24x7 online monitoring so that you never have to wonder again.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: RM-100088-A
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Jul 01, 2020
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jun 30, 2022
  • 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
10/11/2018
1970-01-01
Storage. Containers and packages of food, cleaned and sanitized utensils, equipment, and single-service articles shall be stored at least six (6) inches above the floor in a clean, dry location in such a way that protects them from contamination, cleaning compounds, and toxic or hazardous materials. This does not apply to cased food packaged in waterproof containers 2019-02-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(f)
Snack food items in the 2's room were not properly sealed and dated.Open packages of food in freezer were not labeled with date of when they were opened.
10/11/2018
1970-01-01
Hygiene. A sink used exclusively for handwashing shall be located in the kitchen and supplied with soap and disposable towels from a dispenser. Persons who prepare, handle, and serve food shall thoroughly wash their hands with soap and water and use disposable towels for drying. Handwashing shall be done before starting work and as often as necessary to keep them clean. Persons who prepare and handle food shall wear clean, washable garments (aprons or smocks) and effective hair restraints. All food preparation and eating surfaces shall be sanitized before and after use 2019-02-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(g)
Staff serving food were not wearing aprons.
10/11/2018
1970-01-01
Hand cleaning and drying procedure 2019-02-13
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-128
Kitchen was not equipped with retail establishment guide.
10/11/2018
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 2019-02-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
In the 2's room there was diaper cream and bleach spray accessible to the children on the changing table. There was also medicine in the cabinet that was accessible.In the 3's room there was hand sanitizer and aquaphor accessible to the children in the teacher cabinet.In the 4/5 room there were cleaning products and deoderizers in the teacher cabinet accessible to the children. Also in a cubby, there was diaper cream within reach of the children.In the infant room there was hand sanitizer accessible on the diaper changing table.In the 1's room there was hand sanitizer accessible on the diaper changing table, and shaving cream in the lower cabinets. The eating table was missing straps in each bucket seat, due to them being in the laundry.In the hallway cubbies there were bottles of sunscreen, diaper cream, and infant tylenol accessible to the children. The cubbies were not secured to the wall.
10/11/2018
1970-01-01
Sanitizers; criteria 2019-02-12
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-443
Kitchen not equipped with test strips for bleach water.
10/11/2018
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 2019-02-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-6(d)
Following a diaper change, the staff member in the 1's room did not wash her hands or the child's hands immediately after.
10/11/2018
1970-01-01
Food Service. The kitchen and any other food preparation area shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, separate from areas used for any other purpose, and shall be so located that it is not used as a throughway to other rooms or areas. The kitchen shall not be used for childrens activities or naps, a dining or recreational area for adults, or as an office 2019-02-13
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(a)
Kitchen cleaning schedule was not posted.
5/2/2018
1970-01-01
The parent or guardian of a child shall, when the child is enrolled in a child care ministry, provide the child care ministry with proof that the child has received the required immunizations against the following: Whooping cough 2018-05-11
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-11(a)(2)
1 of 10 files behind immunizations
5/2/2018
1970-01-01
Functionality of light bulbs and protective shielding 2018-05-11
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-410
I light out in kitchen
5/2/2018
1970-01-01
immersion for at least one (1) minute in clean water which is at a temperature of at least 75 F. and which contains an approved sanitizing agent at an effective concentration. Cleaned and sanitized equipment and utensils shall always be air dried, never towel dried. An alternative to dishwashing is the use of sturdy, all disposable, single-service articles and utensils. Reuse of single-service articles and utensils is prohibited. All permanent ware infant feeding bottles and reusable nipples provided by the facility shall be washed and sanitized by the facility after each use as follows: Prewash in hot detergent water in a nonhandwashing sink; scrub bottles and nipples inside and out with bottle and nipple brush; squeeze water through nipple hole during washing; and rinse well with clean, hot water. Boil in clear water bottles for five (5) minutes; nipples and caps, collars, and tongs for three (3) minutes; and air dry. Store each item separately in clean, covered, labeled container 2018-05-02
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(e)(2)
sippy cups not labeled or covered
5/2/2018
1970-01-01
The child care ministry must do the following: Conduct a criminal history check of the child care ministrys employees and volunteers 2018-05-11
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-14(1)
3 of 10 expired fingerprints
5/2/2018
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 2018-05-03
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
1's & 3's classrooms way to dark at nap.
5/2/2018
1970-01-01
Refrigerator and Freezers. Enough conveniently located refrigeration facilities shall be provided to assure the maintenance of potentially hazardous food at required temperatures during storage. Refrigerators and freezers shall be in good condition, clean, and shall maintain the proper temperatures. Each compartment of the refrigerator and freezer shall be provided with an accurate thermometer, in good position for daily monitoring 2018-05-02
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(c)
1's no thermometer in refrigerator
5/2/2018
1970-01-01
Storage. Containers and packages of food, cleaned and sanitized utensils, equipment, and single-service articles shall be stored at least six (6) inches above the floor in a clean, dry location in such a way that protects them from contamination, cleaning compounds, and toxic or hazardous materials. This does not apply to cased food packaged in waterproof containers 2018-05-03
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(f)
1's classroom- open graham crackers/no label - gold fish, animal crackers
5/2/2018
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 2018-05-02
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-6(d)
No diaper changing process on two changing tables. 3's room & 1's

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