SMART KIDS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER #10 - Concord NC Four Star Center License

7526 RUBEN LINKER RD , CONCORD NC 28027
(704) 721-5940

About the Provider

Description: SMART KIDS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER #10 is a Four Star Center License in CONCORD NC, with a maximum capacity of 199 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 through 12. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 13000581
  • Capacity: 199
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • 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
2024-01-22 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2024-01-22 Violation 107 GS 110-91; GS 110-106
The center did not comply with the permit restrictions. The permit states children age two and a half in rooms with direct exits only. Due to no heat in four classrooms, children under the age of two and a half years old were housed in the gym which does not have a direct exit.
2023-12-14 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-12-14 Violation 106 10A NCAC 09 .0304(a)
Operator has not scheduled and obtained a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection. Operator did not submit the original approved report to DCDEE within one week of the inspection visit on a form provided by the Division. The facility has not received an approved fire inspection since 9/22/22.
2023-12-14 Violation 620 15A NCAC 18A .2825(a)
All walls and ceilings including doors and windows were not kept clean and in good repair. I observed paint peeling on the walls in space 135A/B.
2023-12-14 Violation 807 10A NCAC 09 .0601(a)
A safe indoor and outdoor environment was not provided for the children. Indoors, I observed a cracked outlet cover plate in space 114. Outdoors, I observed the fabric under the mulch was exposed and posted a tripping hazard. The handle on the rocking horse was broken.
2023-12-14 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. One outlet cover was not covered in space 117.
2023-12-14 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. Three staff members did not have an emergency information form on file.
2023-12-14 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 staff member who was employed on 8/24/23 did not complete First Aid training within 90 days of employment.
2023-12-14 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 staff member who was employed on 8/24/23 did not complete CPR training within 90 days of employment.
2023-12-14 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 child who was enrolled on 10/19/22 did not have a medical on file.
2023-12-14 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. One staff member who was employed on 8/24/23 did not complete Child Maltreatment within 90 days of employment.
2023-12-14 Violation 1898 .1102(a)
Staff did not complete the health and safety training within one year of employment. One staff member who was employed on 3/15/22 did not complete health and safety training within one year of employment.
2023-09-29 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-07-27 Unannounced Inspection Yes

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