Smith, Lydia - Dover DE Licensed Child Care Center

(302) 734-3913

About the Provider

Description: SMITH, LYDIA is a Licensed Child Care Center in DOVER DE, with a maximum capacity of 60 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 6 weeks through 6 years.. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Initial Licensed Date: 26-JAN-99; Regulated Services: Level II; Financial Arrangements: Nonprofit;Purchase of Care; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2018: 1 facility injury and no facility deaths reported.; Stars Rating: Starting with Stars;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 6 years.
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor:

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Inspection/Report History

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Cited Date Regulation Code Correction Status
2018-08-23 25N - Orientation Corrected
Corrective Action: Send the completed staff orientation record for four staff members.
2018-08-23 64N - Feeding of Infants Corrected
Corrective Action: Send the completed infant feeding schedule for three children.
2018-08-23 67N - Documenting childrens progress Corrected
Corrective Action: Send developmental plans for the Toddler classroom.
2018-08-23 19N - Child files Corrected
Corrective Action: All child files must be complete. Send completed emergency information card for one child.
2018-08-23 33N - Annual professional development plan Corrected
Corrective Action: Send completed professional development plans for one staff member.
2018-08-23 47N - Diapering Corrected
Corrective Action: Purchase a diaper changing pad for the infant classroom.
2018-08-23 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: All staff files must be complete. Send the signed annual safe sleep for one staff member. Send the signed annual child abuse and neglect for four staff members. Send references for six staff members. Send the completed and signed declaration and drug/alcohol statement for two staff members. Send fingerprinting receipts for two staff members. Send the current health appraisal with TB for three staff members. Send the current health appraisal for one staff member. Send documentation of service letters four staff members.
2018-08-23 17N - Enrollment Corrected
Corrective Action: Send signed Parent Right to Know for three children. Send signed screen time permission for three children.
2018-08-23 57N - Child health appraisal Corrected
Corrective Action: Send the updated health appraisal with immunizations for six children. Send the updated health appraisal for two children.
2018-07-17 16N - Records Corrected
Corrective Action: The arrival and departure times of each child must be documented daily. During the complaint investigation it was observed that the center was not completing the attendance tracking sheets correctly. This was reviewed with the staff again at the time of the visit and the tracking sheets for the date of the visit were corrected.

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