Description: Spears, Hilda is a Registered Family Child Care Home in Bethesda MD, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 0-23 Months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 12 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Findings: Please purchase the safety waist belts for the two little tikes swings. Cease using the swings until the belts are purchased and installed. Please purchase a large barrier to keep the 5 cement steps in the back yard out of reach of the children. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: The provider did not maintain the attendance record for today, and she stated that the attendance records for 2018 and all of 2019 were accidentally thrown away. The LS will scan an attendance record form for the provider to begin maintaining the children's daily attendance records. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: Please obtain Part I and Part II of the Health Inventory for one child. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: Please obtain lead blood test results for three children. One of the lead blood test results was given to the provider today during the inspection. Please obtain the other 2 lead test results. Correct within 5 days.|
|Findings: Please have the parents fill in the missing highlighted information on 4 of the emergency cards. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: Please create and post a copy of a written schedule of daily activities as described in .15.09.01A. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: Please give the parents and the LS a copy of your screen time policy. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: The provider was not able to locate her fire drill log and disaster drill log from 2017 and 2018. Please locate the fire drill log and disaster drill logs from 2017 and from January 2018 to April 2018. Correct within 24 hours.|
|Findings: The provider was not able to locate her emergency preparedness and disaster plan to show that she has updated it at least annually. Please submit a copy of the updated emergency preparedness plan within 24 hours.|
|Findings: Emergency information was not documented on an OCC-approved form for each child.|
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