Nika's Playroom - Vilonia AR Licensed Child Care Family Home

Vilonia Way , Vilonia AR 72173
(501) 454-8763

About the Provider

Description: Nika's Playroom is a Licensed Child Care Family Home in Vilonia AR, with a maximum capacity of 10 children. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: 1 Stars Better Beginnings;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 28677
  • Capacity: 10
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months $20.00 per day (7 Hours or More)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $7.00 per day (Less Than 7 Hours)
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Licensed Child Care Family Home
  • District Office: 100 Weaver Avenue, Batesville AR-72601
  • District Office Phone: (870) 698-4353 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Linda Cruz (Linda.K.Cruz@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2021-09-07 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2021-08-16 Facility Visit 100.108.1.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. Prospective owners, household members who are ten (10) years of age or older, and employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a child maltreatment background check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.All household members who are ten (10) years of age or older - at application; upon residency and every two (2) years thereafter
100.109.1.a.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal records check, to be conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of the nationwide check.) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Each applicant to own or operate a Licensed Home At initial application and every five (5) years thereafter
100.109.1.b.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal records check, to be conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of the nationwide check.) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Each staff member Prior to employment and every five (5) years thereafter
300.303.7.a.All caregivers, including volunteers who are counted in the ratios, shall receive the following orientation within three (3) months of employment (and every three (3) years thereafter) and shall not be left alone with children until this is completed. 1. Introduction (eight (8) clock hours):Proper supervision of children; Behavioral guidance practices; Safe sleep practices for infants; Shaken baby syndrome; which includes prevention (Carters Law, Act 1208); Appropriately responding to a crying, fussy, infant or child; Emergency procedures in the event of severe weather, or fire, including evacuation procedures and routes, and location, and use of fire extinguishers; Mandated reporter training; Administering medication; Caring for children with special needs or care plans; Transportation and car seat safety; Policies regarding release of children to authorized individuals; Prevention and control of infectious diseases; Building and physical premises safety, including the identification of, and protection from, hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic; Nutritional and physical activities; Prevention and response to food sensitivities and allergic reactions; Basic child development; and The handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio contaminants.
2021-02-01 Facility Visit 100.108.1.a.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. Prospective owners, household members who are ten (10) years of age or older, and employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a child maltreatment background check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.Each applicant to own or operate a licensed home - at application and every two (2) years thereafter
100.109.1.c.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal records check, to be conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of the nationwide check.) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Volunteers and therapists who have routine contact with children or who have supervisory or disciplinary control over children Prior to providing services or participating in home activities and every five (5) years thereafter
300.303.8.a.At least one (1) caregiver who has a current certificate of successful completion of first aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) from an approved organization shall be on site at all times. If the home serves infants and toddlers, this training shall include infant and child CPR. (Infant and child CPR may be included in the basic course or in a separate course.)The curriculum shall conform to current American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines;
400.401.1.There shall be a posted daily schedule, which includes age-appropriate activities, including alternating periods of active play and quiet activities throughout the day.
600.602.1.b.Caregiver records shall contain the following:Documentation of high school diploma or GED, and continuing education hours (If these documents are no longer available, proof of reasonable effort to obtain the documentation is acceptable). (Clarification: Training hours will be counted on a calendar year basis or by the homes operating schedule if they do not operate year-round);
600.603.2.c.Identifying and Personal Data shall include:Date of enrollment in facility;
600.603.3.e.Medical Records shall include:An authorized record of up-to-date immunizations or documentation of a religious, medical, or philosophical exemption from the Arkansas Department of Health (The caregiver shall maintain a roster of children who have not completed the minimum immunization requirements. A current immunization schedule is provided in the appendix of this publication);
2020-07-30 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2020-02-06 Facility Visit 300.301.1.d.ONENumber of Children: 9 - Ages of Children: 2-up (no more than 3 between 2 & 3 years)
2019-11-07 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-08-30 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-07-31 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-03-01 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-01-09 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-12-28 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-09-28 Facility Visit 1100.1104.2.All non-prescription medicine (except aspirin substitutes, such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen) shall be labeled with the childs name and dated.
1100.1104.4.Medicines shall be kept in a locked area. Medicine shall be kept out of the reach of the children when dispensing.
2018-09-07 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-08-14 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-05-15 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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