Smith, Fern - Baltimore MD Registered Family Child Care Home

Pilgrim Road, Baltimore MD 21214
(443) 720-8905

About the Provider

Description: Smith, Fern is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Baltimore MD, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 0-23 Months. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 8
  • License Number: 252485
  • Age Range: 0-23 Months
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 2 - Baltimore City
  • District Office Phone: 410-554-8300 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Inspection Type Regulations Status
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.03.04B Corrected
Findings: Six children in care did not have complete health assessments or required lead screenings.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.10.01A(1) Corrected
Findings: Emergency and disaster plan provided to Specialist was from a previous address; the plan had not been updated as required; Provider stated she had forwarded a copy of the updated disaster plan to OCC.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.10.01A(3) Corrected
Findings: Fire drill record contained dates and time completion information through December; no exit time or comments were indicated.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.10.01A(4) Corrected
Findings: The plan provided for review had not been updated annually as required.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.03.04A(1) Corrected
Findings: Two children in care were sharing emergency cards. One child in care did not have an emergency card ;Ms. Smith's granddaughter was in attendance with no emergency card.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.05.03A Corrected
Findings: Observed a refrigerator and microwave in the kitchen that were dirty; the refrigerator had partially open containers of food.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.05.05A Corrected
Findings: The grass in the enclosed play area was overgrown.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.06.02E(1) Corrected
Findings: First Aid card provided to Specialist expired on 12/20/2016;no CPR card was provided for review.
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.08.01B(4) Corrected
Findings: The substitute was upstairs as six children , two under the age of two asleep in bouncy chairs, were in the basement resting. A bottle of bleach, bleach wipes. a can of paint. and a bucket of dirty water were accessible to the children
2018-08-24 Routine 13A.15.10.02 Corrected
Findings: Observed bleach, bleach wipes, paint, dirty water, and a full size chair with broken legs accessible to the children.

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