Sonshine Early Learning Ministry - Evanston IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

12308 E. County Road 1160 N., Evanston IN 47531
(812) 547-9620

About the Provider

Description: SonShine Early Learning Ministry a part of St. John's Lutheran Church accepts infants and up, plus offers a 3 year old and 4 year old preschool class. Children enjoy a warm, loving, christian environment. All staff has CPR, Firstaid, Universal Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens training. All staff is also required to pass a drug screen, background check and a physician has to sign off that they are physically and mentally capable of caring for children.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: RM-25992-A
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
11/28/2018
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2018-12-25
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Remove the "extra" chain links off swings.
11/28/2018
1970-01-01
The parent or guardian of a child shall, when the child is enrolled in a child care ministry, provide the child care ministry with proof that the child has received the required immunizations against the following: Whooping cough 2018-12-05
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-11(a)(2)
2 children with no updated immunization records in files at time of review
11/28/2018
1970-01-01
All open windows, doors which are kept open for other than entering and leaving, ventilators, and other outside openings shall be protected against insects by securely fastened 16 mesh screening. Cracks shall be sealed and sealing shall be in place around pipes, plumbing, and ducts 2018-12-25
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(4)
Toilets need to be sealed to the floor. and the hand washing sinks need to be sealed around edges.Sink in the Y.Toddelr room needs to be secured and sealed to the wall.
11/28/2018
1970-01-01
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: Universal precautions 2018-12-25
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(4)
No documentation of completed training by a health care profession on Universal for the director[ trained staff]
9/6/2018
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2018-09-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
crib sheets in 3 cribs loose. infant caregivers have not had safe sleep training.As of July 1, 2018,; IC 12-17.2-6-14.1(a)(1), Sec. 14.1. (a) The operator of a childcare ministry that cares for children who are less than twelve (12) months of age shall:(1) complete the training course provided or approved by the division under IC 12-17.2-2-1(10) concerning safe sleeping practices
5/9/2018
1970-01-01
immersion for at least one (1) minute in clean water which is at a temperature of at least 75 F. and which contains an approved sanitizing agent at an effective concentration. Cleaned and sanitized equipment and utensils shall always be air dried, never towel dried. An alternative to dishwashing is the use of sturdy, all disposable, single-service articles and utensils. Reuse of single-service articles and utensils is prohibited. All permanent ware infant feeding bottles and reusable nipples provided by the facility shall be washed and sanitized by the facility after each use as follows: Prewash in hot detergent water in a nonhandwashing sink; scrub bottles and nipples inside and out with bottle and nipple brush; squeeze water through nipple hole during washing; and rinse well with clean, hot water. Boil in clear water bottles for five (5) minutes; nipples and caps, collars, and tongs for three (3) minutes; and air dry. Store each item separately in clean, covered, labeled container 2018-05-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(e)(2)
Toddler and Infant refrigerators have sippy cups stored uncovered
11/15/2017
1970-01-01
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2017-12-01
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Sheets used in at least 2 cribs were not fitted tightly causing them to bunch up
11/15/2017
1970-01-01
The parent or guardian of a child shall, when the child is enrolled in a child care ministry, provide the child care ministry with proof that the child has received the required immunizations against the following: Whooping cough 2017-12-01
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-6-11(a)(2)
5 child files reviewed missing documentation of up to date immunizations
11/15/2017
1970-01-01
All restrooms shall be equipped with flush toilets and handwashing sinks and shall be ventilated to the outside. An adequate supply of water, under pressure, shall be provided at all handwashing sinks, as well as soap and disposable paper towels in dispensers. Toilet paper in dispensers shall be located at each toilet 2017-11-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(2)
Plunger stored in boys restroom stall
11/15/2017
1970-01-01
Food Safety. All foods provided by the facility, for children enrolled in the day care ministry, shall be from a food establishment, inspected and approved by a governmental agency. Food items shall be received at the facility in the original, unopened, undamaged packaging and shall be properly protected from damage and potential contamination. Food shall be free from spoilage, filth, or other contamination and shall be safe for human consumption. The temperature of all potentially hazardous food shall be 45 F. or below or 140 F. or above at all times. Frozen food shall be kept frozen and should be stored at a temperature of 0 F. or below 2017-11-30
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(b)
1 bottle on floor in infant room with contents still inside

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