Livingstone Head Start - Salisbury NC Five Star Center License

(704) 637-3278

About the Provider

Description: Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.Our program provides comprehensive services to expectant mothers, infants, toddlers and preschool children. The program serves eligible families in Rowan, Davidson, Stanly, Montgomery and Moore counties. The program promotes the well-being of children and their families by creating trusting and positive relationships that encourage parents to become engaged in the early development and learning experience.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 80000258
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 3 through 5
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-11-20 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-11-20 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. The activity plan posted was for the week of 11/13/23.
2023-11-20 Violation 528 10A NCAC 09 .0901(b)
Food substitution was not of comparable food value or recorded on the menu prior to the meal or snack being served. The menu posted had fish sticks, pinto beans, and mixed fruit for today’s lunch. You prepared and served the children turkey wraps, salad, and oranges.
2023-11-20 Violation 9995
A violation was found for which there is no item number. A violation was found for which there is no item number. .2820(c) Non-aerosol sanitizing, disinfecting, and detergent solutions, hand sanitizers, and hand lotions shall be kept out of reach of children when not in use, but are not required to be in locked storage. These solutions shall be labeled as sanitizing, disinfecting, or detergent (soapy water) solutions. Hand soap other than that which is in bulk containers is not required to be kept out of reach of children or in locked storage. The sanitizer and disinfectant spray were hanging from a shelf above the hand washing sink and they were not at least five feet from the floor.
2023-05-10 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-05-10 Violation 468 .0510(d)(1)
When three year old children and older were in care, the materials and equipment in the activity area was not in sufficient quantity to allow at least three children to use the area regardless of whether the children choose the same or different activities. The language area had enough books for the children but did not have two additional language activities in the language area for the children to use.
2023-05-10 Violation 807 10A NCAC 09 .0601(a)
A safe indoor and outdoor environment was not provided for the children. The railing to the entrance of the facility has spindles that are loose and are exposing nails/screws and is also an entrapment hazard. The hand rail on the ramp in the front is loose, splintering and has an exposed nail. The decking and ramp in the back that was used by the children to enter the outdoor environment has exposed nails, splintering and loose areas.
2023-05-10 Violation 837 .0802(a)(1)(A-B);
The EMC plan did not name the person responsible, and at least one alternate, for choosing and carrying out the plan of action to obtain appropriate medical care. The EMC plan had an alternate listed but the person responsible is no longer working at this facility.
2023-05-10 Violation 862 10A NCAC 09 .0802(a)
The EMC plan was not reviewed with all staff annually and whenever the plan was revised. One staff member did not have documentation that this was reviewed annually. The last one in her file was dated 12/16/21.
2023-05-10 Violation 1825 .0607(f)
All staff did not review the center's EPR Plan during orientation and/or on an annual basis with the trained staff. Documentation of the review was not maintained on file. One staff member did not have documentation that this was reviewed annually. The last one in her file was dated 12/16/21.
2023-05-10 Violation 1873 .0608 (d)
The Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma policy was not reviewed with existing staff who care for children ages 0-5 within 30 days of adopting the policy. One staff member did not have documentation that this was reviewed.
2023-05-10 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. There is no documentation that the staff member that transports children and prepares meals has completed this training and has been working with the Head Start programs since 2017.
2023-03-28 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-28 Violation 805 .0604(t); .0302(d)(5)
Fire drills were not practiced monthly and/or the drill record was incomplete. There were no drill conducted when there were no children enrolled August 2022-January 2023. Children returned on 2/20/23 and a drill was not conducted until 3/6/23.
2023-03-28 Violation 859 .0605(q)
Monthly playground inspections were not completed and/or they were not completed by an individual trained in playground safety requirements. There were no inspections conducted when there were no children enrolled August 2022-January 2023. Children returned on 2/20/23 and an inspection was not conducted prior to their return. Last documented inspection took place on 3/7/23.

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