Mother's Love - Portage IN Licensed Home

, PORTAGE IN 46368
(219) 628-4063

About the Provider

Description: Mother's Love is a Licensed Home in PORTAGE IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Five. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 12
  • Age Range: Infant-Five
  • 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
The caregiver shall maintain and make available verification of the following: Annual Mantoux tuberculin test or chest x-ray for direct child care providers and all family members over eighteen (18) years of age 2019-08-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-28.5(c)(1)
Two caregivers and one household members TB test is over one year old.
Within thirty (30) days of a childs admission, the licensee shall receive a written statement from the childs parent or legal guardian signed by a physician or a certified nurse practitioner which states the following: That the child can participate in the child care homes activities 2019-08-30
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-37(b)(1)
Two children did not have a signed physical in the file.
To qualify for a license to operate a class I child care home under this chapter, a person must do the following: Provide documentation to the division that the licensee has received a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate as described in IC 12-14-5-2 2018-09-10
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-5-6.3(a)(1)
Does not have the verification of the GED
All inground or nonportable aboveground swimming pools accessible to children shall be in compliance with local zoning ordinances and surrounded by a fence secured with a locked gate to prevent children from entering the area unsupervised 2018-09-08
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-39(d)
Swimming pool is in the outdoor playarea and is not fenced seperate
An applicant must submit the required information as part of the application 2019-02-26
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-5-3(b)
Does not have a city license. Has contacted the City for a business license and was told she had to have a child care license first
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: The child care home inspection checklist 2018-09-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(1)
Documentation is not on file for staff member
The licensee shall identify the location and operation of the gas, electric, and water shut-offs and keep accessible the gas, electric, and water shut-offs in case of emergency. 2018-09-14
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-46(q)
Gas, Electric and Water shut offs are not identified
Licensee shall provide electrical or battery-operated smoke detector that is installed to manufacturers specifications and is located and adjusted to operate reliably in case of smoke in any part of the child care home, including not less than one (1) smoke detector at the top of each stairway and adjacent to all sleeping areas. The alarm should be loud enough to alert all occupants in the child care home 2018-08-30
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-46(l)
no smoke detectors at the top of the stairs coming from the playroom
Caregiver shall keep poisonous or hazardous materials that would harm children, including, but not limited to: cleaning supplies 2018-09-14
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-48(c)(1)
Cleaning materials are accessible under the kitchen sink
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: Procedures for preventing, detecting, and reporting suspected child abuse and neglect 2018-09-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(3)
Documentation was not on file for the Child Abuse and Neglect Detection Training

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