Precious Angels Daycare Center, LLC - Hillside NJ Regular Child Care Center

1482 MAPLE AVENUE, HILLSIDE NJ 07205
(973) 318-7232

About the Provider

Description: Welcome to Precious Angels Daycare Center, a well rounded program with your child in mind. The 1st five years of life, children development at a fast rate. During these tender years, children are vulnerable to the things they see, hear, taste, smell and touch. It is an excellent time to TEACH! We strive for success with an altitude of fun and Academic Adventure! We believe that children are empty vessels, and what you implant into these vessels will remain and spill over into their spiritual, social, intellectual and academic future.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 80400129
  • Capacity: 37
  • Age Range: 0 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2019-06-25 2019-07-16 3A:52-4.8(c) Orientation training
The center shall ensure that all staff members who work at the center complete 12 hours of continuing staff development each year.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the director, head teacher, group teacher, program supervisor, and director designee complete 20 hours of annual training and all other staff working at the center complete 12 hours of annual training. Orientation training may be included for up to six of the required annual staff development hours.
2019-06-25 2019-06-25 3A:52-6.4(i) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
Children shall not use pacifiers with straps or other types of attachment devices.

Violation Observed: Cease the use of pacifier straps. At the time of the inspection the pacifier strap was removed by staff.
2019-06-25 2019-07-16 3A:52-5.3(n)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct fire drills at least once a month, as specified in the NJUFC. The center shall ensure that fire drills are conducted during each session provided at the center and that one fire drill per year is conducted during nap time, if applicable.

Violation Observed: Conduct and document monthly fire drills during each session provided at the center and evacuate all children within 3 minutes. |
2019-06-25 2019-07-16 3A:52-5.3(l)(4) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct two lockdown drills per year and maintain on file a record of each lockdown drill. The center shall ensure that lockdown drills are conducted during each session provided at the center.

Violation Observed: Conduct and document two lockdown drills annually.
2019-06-25 2019-07-16 3A:52-4.10(a)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Ensure CARI checks are completed for 2 new staff and 1 regular staff.
2019-06-25 2019-07-16 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure CHRI checks are completed for 2 new staff.
2019-06-25 2019-08-01 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(ii) Staff responsibilities
The director shall have the authority and responsibility for the implementation of policies and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the center, including maintenance of children's daily attendance records, including the daily time of arrival and departure.

Violation Observed: Ensure daily time sheets for children are completed with arrival and departure times wherein not all childdren signed in for the day.
2019-06-25 2019-08-01 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(i) Staff responsibilities
The director shall have the authority and responsibility for the implementation of policies and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the center, including maintenance of staff attendance records indicating daily hours worked.

Violation Observed: Ensure daily time sheets for staff are completed with arrival and departure times wherein no signed had signed in for the day.
2019-06-25 2019-08-01 3A:52-4.3(c) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f): | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:4 | 18 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:6 | 2 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:10 | 4 years - 1:12 | 5 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure there are enough staff present to meet the required ratio. Two staff was present with 27 children 0- 5 years old while awake, wherein four staff members were required. | 7/16/2019 Ensure there are enough staff present to meet the required ratio. Four staff was present with 30 children 0-5 old while awake, wherein five staff members were required.
2019-06-25 2019-07-16 3A:52-5.3(a)(13) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that window blind cords and other cords and ropes that present risk of harm are inaccessible to children.

Violation Observed: Ensure window blinds are in good repair throughout the center.

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