South Jersey Childcare Corp dba Lightbridge Academy - Mount Laurel NJ Temporary Child Care Center

4518 Church Road, Mount Laurel NJ 08054
(856) 552-2808

About the Provider

Description: South Jersey Childcare Corp dba Lightbridge Academy is a Temporary Child Care Center in Mount Laurel NJ, with a maximum capacity of 184 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 6 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 160700041
  • Capacity: 184
  • Age Range: 0 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2021
  • 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
2020-03-13 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff supervise the children at all times wherein 9 children, ages 12-18 months were sleeping in Room 2 unsupervised.
2020-02-27 2020-03-13 3A:52-4.3(d) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The following staff/child ratios shall apply during rest or sleep, when the criteria listed in 3A:52-4.3(d) 1, 2, and 3 are met: | Age Staff/Child Ratio | Under 18 months - 1:10 | 18 months to under 2 ½ years - 1:12 | 2 ½ years and above - 1:20

Violation Observed: Maintain the staff/child ratios at all times wherein Room had 14 children, ages 12-18 months with one staff member. An additional staff was needed.
2020-02-13 2020-02-27 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff knows the number of children in their care at all times wherein staff in Room 7 stated that they were caring for 10 children when 12 children were present.
2020-02-13 3A:52-6.3(a)(4) Food and nutrition
All centers shall comply with the following requirements, if the center provides food, the center shall ensure that the food is stored, prepared, and served in a sanitary manner.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff in Room 1 doesn't serve food directly on the table.
2020-02-13 2020-02-27 3A:52-5.3(a)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: floors, carpeting, walls, window coverings, ceilings, and other surfaces shall be kept clean and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Clean or replace the stained ceiling tile in Room 4 bathroom.
2020-01-29 2020-02-27 3A:52-7.7(e)(1)(iii) Environmental sanitation requirements
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: in addition to the items specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.7(a)3, the following equipment items or surfaces shall be washed and disinfected after each use, diapering surfaces.

Violation Observed: Wash and disinfect the changing table after each use in Room 6.
2020-01-29 2020-02-13 3A:52-7.5(b)(7) Administration and control of prescription and non-prescription medicines and health care procedures
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall maintain on file a record of the following

Violation Observed: Return or discard the expired medication.
2020-01-29 2020-02-13 3A:52-7.5(b)(10) Administration and control of prescription and non-prescription medicines and health care procedures
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall store prescribed epinephrine pens in their original boxes with the child’s name and prescription. A special care plan or other documentation from a health care provider shall accompany the epinephrine pen. If two epinephrine pens are required, both shall be available. Each center under the jurisdiction of N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5 shall store back-up epinephrine pens on site consistent with the requirements stated at N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5.e(1).

Violation Observed: Return or discard the expired epi-pen in Room 6.
2020-01-29 2020-02-27 3A:52-5.3(c)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Lighting requirements are as follows: during program activities, at least 20 foot-candles of natural or artificial light shall be provided in all rooms used by the children. This illumination shall be measured three feet above the floor at the farthest point from the light source.

Violation Observed: Repair the light in Room 8 bathroom.
2020-01-29 2020-02-27 3A:52-4.8(b) Orientation training
Orientation training as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(a) may be included for six of the required hours of staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(c) and (d).

Violation Observed: Provide orientation training for all the new staff members.
2020-01-29 2020-02-27 3A:52-5.3(o)(3)(i) Physical plant requirements for all centers
First aid requirements are as follows: the following equipment shall be placed in a location that is convenient and accessible to staff members a standard first aid kit, which is fully re-stocked within 24 hours of use.

Violation Observed: Provide a first aid kit for the center.
2020-01-29 2020-02-27 3A:52-6.4(f) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
When cribs, playpens, cots, mats or other Office of Licensing-approved sleeping equipment are stored with sheets, blankets, or other coverings as single units, at least one item of each unit shall be labeled with child-identifying information.

Violation Observed: Identify the cots in Rooms 2 and 7.
2020-01-29 2020-02-13 3A:52-4.3(a) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff supervise the children at all times wherein; | a. A named child was playing on the floor with other children and he climbed on another child and took his pacifier and staff was unaware in Room 1. | b. A named child climbed on a another named child and fell off to the floor and staff was unaware in Room 1.
2020-01-29 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 that the cleared CHRI checks are completed for 8 staff members. | 2/13/20 | 6 cleared CHRI checks remaining. | 2/27/20 | 5 cleared CHRI checks remaining. | 3/13/20 | 1 cleared CHRI check remaining.
2020-01-29 2020-03-13 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the cleared CARI checks are completed for 10 staff members. | 2/13/20 | 9 cleared CARI checks remaining. | 2/27/20 | 4 cleared CARI checks remaining.

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