Ollie's Small World Learning Center - Sparta NC Three Star Center License

(336) 372-4775
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: OLLIE'S SMALL WORLD LEARNING CENTER is a Three Star Center License in SPARTA NC, with a maximum capacity of 92 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 through 12. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Three Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 3000072
  • Capacity: 92
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 3
  • 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
2024-01-04 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2024-01-04 Violation 542 10 NCAC 09 .0902(a)
The written feeding plan was not modified as the child's needs changed. An infant's feeding plan was not modified on December 4, 2023, to add specific times for bottle feedings and baby food feedings and posted for reference by caregivers. The feeding plan posted in the classroom was signed by the parent and dated July 12, 2023.
2024-01-04 Violation 853 .0802(g)(1-6)
Incident logs were not completed and maintained as required. An incident report dated December 5, 2023, was not entered on incident log.
2024-01-04 Violation 1952 .0802(e)
A copy of the incident report was not given to the parent. An incident report dated December 5, 2023 was not provided to a parent nor a parent signature declining a copy of the report obtained.
2023-10-26 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-10-26 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. In Space 5, a current activity plan was not posted for the school age children.
2023-10-26 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. Electrical outlets not in use in Space 1 near an infant crib and Space 4 in a children's activity center were not covered with safety plug covers.
2023-10-26 Violation 841 15A NCAC 18A .2820(d)
Medications including prescription and non-prescription items were not stored in a locked cabinet or other locked container. A bottle of Benadryl was in a zipper case with an Epi-Pen stored higher than 5 feet from the floor in Space 1.
2023-10-26 Violation 847 10A NCAC 09 .0803(4)(6-9)
Parent's medication authorization did not include required information. In Space 1, two medication authorization forms for 2 different medications (Colic Calm and Gripe Water) for an enrolled infant were on file, but the actual medication on-site (Infant's Mylicon Gas Relief) was not the brand documented by the parent on either of the 2 forms. The dosage on both of the forms completed by the parent exceeded the recommended manufacturers dosage listed on the bottle that was on-site by over three to five times. The bottle on-site was not recommended for children under 2 years of age. One of the forms did not have a parent signature or date. Staff have not administered the medication on-site.
2023-10-26 Violation 887 .0606(g)
Caregivers did not document compliance with visually checking on sleeping infants aged 12 months or younger and/or the documents were not maintained for a minimum of one month. In Space 1, a six-month-old slept for 32 minutes with one documented visual check and a four-month-old slept for 29 minutes with no visual check documented.
2023-10-26 Violation 9995
A violation was found for which there is no item number. In Space 4, a staff member's purse was observed on a shelf lower than five feet from the floor, a violation of Sanitation Rule 15A NCAC 18A .2820(g) Purses and other personal effects belonging to child care center employees shall be kept inaccessible to children and shall be stored in accordance with this Rule, as applicable.
2023-10-26 Violation 9996
A violation was found for which there is no item number. In Space 3, a training/sippy cup filled with milk was observed on top of the diaper changing table, a violation of Sanitation Rule 15A NCAC 18A .2819(b) Diapering surfaces shall be made of smooth, intact, nonabsorbent material and shall be kept clean and in good repair. Nothing shall be placed on the diapering surface except for those items required for diapering and the child whose diaper will be changed. If diapering is performed on the floor in a toilet room, then a smooth, intact, nonabsorbent barrier that is clean and in good repair shall be placed on the floor to minimize cross-contamination.
2023-08-21 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-08-21 Violation 428 GS 110-91(12); .0508(a)
A current activity plan was not posted for each group of children for reference. The activity plans for children ages infant to one-years-old was not dated and did not include 5 names of children enrolled in the classroom. The activity plan for children ages three to five-years-old was dated August 14, 2023 through August 18, 2023.
2023-08-21 Violation 526 10A NCAC 09 .0901(b)
Menus for all meals and snacks were not current or posted where easily seen by parents and cook. The menu for the current week was not posted in the facility or kitchen.

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Mrs. T Apr 23, 2023

I'm a grandparent and have seen and heard first hand. So yes I have the right to heed a warning to parents or guardians.
Wish there was a NO STAR cuz this is the worst daycare facility ever. Definitely have a staffing issue. This daycare spends more time closed than open. There's no school curriculum taught at all.
In my opinion it's just a huge free for all for the children.
The children do is whatever they want whenever they want. Absolutely NO school type structure for those pre school age. No teaching of letters, numbers or colors. They're not even taught to count or recognize the letters in their name. They're not taught how to tie their shoes or at least taught what it looks like for them to attempt. They need to teach what a penny is. How to tell time on a clock or at least what 12 noon looks like. INTRODUCTION TO BASIC EDUCATION definitely is lacking here.
Lunch usually consists of baked beans or beans and weenies.
Children are screamed at. Parents or guardians are texted NOT called when a child is ill. God forbid a child has an accident or vomits on themselves. They're sent home without the dignity of being cleaned up. If you send clothes with your child in the morning. Sometime during the day they're missing.

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Anonymous Sep 15, 2022
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

The employees are very rude.you can hear them yelling at the kids. Doesn't care if kids are being bullied. Worst daycare ever!!

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