Mountain Area Child & Family Center - Asheville NC Five Star Center License

2586 RICEVILLE RD , ASHEVILLE NC 28805
(828) 298-0808

About the Provider

Description: We provide high-quality early care and education, supportive family services, health and nutrition services, and teacher education and mentoring. We have to signature programs. Mothers On The Move (MOMs) where we help young mommas in poverty go back to school and further their education - ultimately to break the cycle of poverty for their children. And Rainbow In My Tummy, where we feed our children fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains,AND NO trans-fats or high frutose corn sugar. Our children eat things like hummus, eggplant parmesean, curried lentils, baked chicken, pumpkin yogurt, homemade granola and much more. We are currently working with other child care centers in Buncombe County to help them revolutionize their food service program!

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 11000456
  • Capacity: 100
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • 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
2023-07-27 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-07-27 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. Space # 9, a container located in the unlocked closet contained shaving cream in aerosol can, Alka Seltzers, Lotions, and creams. The administrator corrected this during the visit by locking the closet door as we exited.
2023-07-27 Violation 849 .0803(12)
Leftover medicines were not returned to the parent after the course of treatment was completed, after authorization was withdrawn or after authorization had expired and/or medication was not discarded within 72 hours of completion of treatment or withdrawal of authorization. In space #3, child MC Aquaphor permission to administer medication form expired 6/3/2023. The administrator removed the form and medication from the room to store in the office to give back to the parent.
2023-01-31 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-01-31 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. In space #7, the activity plan posted was dated 2/23 through 2/27.
2023-01-31 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. Two (2) outlets not in use on a power strip located beside the small refrigerator in space #5 were not covered with safety plugs.
2023-01-31 Violation 823 .0604(l)
Toxic plants were accessible to children. In space #3, snake plants located on shelves below five (5) feet were accessible to children.
2023-01-31 Violation 1032 10A NCAC 09 .0701(a)
Child care providers and uncompensated providers who are not substitute providers or volunteers, including the director did not have a medical report on file prior to employment that was signed by a health care professional and/ or the medical report was older than 12 months. One (1) staff hired on 11/29/22 had a medical statement on file dated 12/3/22, instead of prior to employment as required.
2023-01-31 Violation 1033 .0701(a)
On or before the first day of work, all staff, including the director and individuals who volunteer more than once per week did not provide results indicating that they were free of active TB and/or TB test or screening was older than 12 months. One (1) staff hired on 10/5/22 had a TB test on file that was dated 1/17/23. Refer to the staff and training worksheet.
2023-01-31 Violation 1035 .0701(a)
Child care providers, including the director, uncompensated providers, substitute providers, and volunteers did not have the required Emergency Information Form on file on or before the first day of work, which included all the required information and/or the information on the form was not updated as changes occur and at least annually. One (1) staff hired on 11/29/22 did not have the Emergency Information Form on file and the form could not be located. Refer to the staff and training worksheets.
2023-01-31 Violation 1048 .1102(c)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in First Aid appropriate to the age of children in care. Verification of staff completion of First Aid training from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. One (1) staff hired on 9/19/22 has First Aid training that is for Adults only and does not meet the age of children in care. One (1) staff hired on 5/9/22 completed First Aid training on 1/28/23 and not within ninety (90) days of employment as required. One (1) staff hired on 9/19/22 has First Aid training that does not meet requirements through the training organization. One (1) staff hired on 10/11/22 has First Aid training that does not meet requirements through the training organization. One (1) staff hired on 8/22/22 has First Aid training that is for Adults only and does not meet the age of children in care. Refer to the staff and training worksheets.
2023-01-31 Violation 1049 .1102(d)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in CPR training appropriate to the age of the children in care. Verification of staff completion of the CPR course from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. One (1) staff hired on 9/19/22 has CPR training that is for Adults only and does not meet the age of children in care. One (1) staff hired on 5/9/22 completed CPR training on 1/28/23 and not within ninety (90) days of employment as required. One (1) staff hired on 9/19/22 has CPR training that does not meet requirements through the training organization. One (1) staff hired on 10/11/22 has CPR training that does not meet requirements through the training organization. One (1) staff hired on 8/22/22 has CPR training that is for Adults only and does not meet the age of children in care. Refer to the staff and training worksheets.
2023-01-31 Violation 1232 10A NCAC 09 .0514(f)
Each employee's personnel file did not contain an annual staff evaluation and a staff development plan. One (1) staff hired on 9/3/19 does not have an annual staff evaluation and staff development plan on file. Refer to the staff and training worksheets.
2023-01-31 Violation 1233 10A NCAC 09 .0514(g)
Each employee's personnel file did not contain a signed and dated statement that they received a job description and that they have received personnel and operational policies. One (1) staff hired on 10/11/22 does not have a signed and dated statement that they received a job description. Refer to the staff and training worksheets. Refer to the staff and training worksheets.
2023-01-31 Violation 1320 GS 110-91(1);.0302(d)(2); .0304(g)
Children's records that include an application for enrollment, medical and immunization records, and permission to seek emergency medical care was not on file for each child. One (1) enrolled in the NC Pre-K Program did not have a health assessment on file. Refer to the children record worksheet.

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