Open Arms Child Development Center - Portage WI Licensed Group Child Care

426 W EMMETT ST, PORTAGE WI 53901
(608) 742-9000

About the Provider

Description: At Open Arms CDC, we believe that children are precious individuals who should always be treated as such. During the early years, children need a stimulating and loving environment that will provide them with experiences that will aid them in development to their full potential.

Additional Information: 4 stars. Initial License Date: 2/24/2002. Open Jan - Dec.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 105
  • License Number: 1004992
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations 4 star center
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: , Field Trips
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2018-03-22 251.05(1)(L)1. Staff Health Examination - Requirements
Description: Staff B did not have a health exam documented on file due within 30 days of beginning work at the center.
2018-03-22 251.06(9)(d)1.b. Food Storage - Refrigeration Units
Description: The refrigerator in the basement was not maintained at 40 degrees or lower when it measured at 46 degrees.
2018-03-22 251.07(6)(f)1.b. Medication Administration - Containers & Labeling
Description: The label on an over-the-counter medication stated the medication should not be used for children under age 6 and the Authorization to Administer Medication form was for a 3-year-old child.
2017-08-16 251.04(6)(c)1. Medical Log - Requirements
Description: The pages in the medical log book in the Blue Room were not numbered throughout the book.
2017-08-16 251.06(5)(b)1. Deteriorating Paint
Description: Deteriorating and flaking paint was found on the vents on the school wall in the play yard.
2017-08-16 251.06(9)(a)2. Kitchen Equipment & Utensils - Safe & Sanitary
Description: The freezer in the kitchen was not maintained in a clean and sanitary manner. It was in need of being cleaned.
2017-03-09 251.04(2)(a) Compliance With Laws
Description: Contrary to WI Statue 48.685 (3)(bm) a yearly background check was not completed on Staff C, F and H within the last 12 months.
2017-03-09 251.04(6)(a)6m. Child Record - Immunization History
Description: Child #3 and #10 did not have documentation of their immunization history in their file.
2017-03-09 251.05(1)(c) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
Description: Staff B did not have a current certificate of completion for CPR in their file.
2017-03-09 251.07(6)(k)1. Health Examination - Children Under Age 2
Description: Child #3 did not have documentation of having had an initial health exam.

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