Sunnyfields Learning Center - Whippany NJ Temporary Child Care Center

494 ROUTE 10 WEST , WHIPPANY NJ 07981
(973) 887-8522

About the Provider

Description: Sunnyfields Learning Center is a Temporary Child Care Center in WHIPPANY NJ, with a maximum capacity of 79 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: 14SUN0003
  • Capacity: 79
  • Age Range: 0 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2024
  • 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.)

Location Map

Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2023-07-24 3A:52-7.10(b)(4)
The director, sponsor, or sponsor representative shall report the following occurrences to the Office of Licensing by the next working day after the center learns of the occurrence and shall submit documentation to the Office of Licensing within one week of the occurrence of the incident, the occurrence of an injury or illness that results in a call to 911, on-site medical or transported emergency care, or urgent care.

Violation Observed: Based on information, ensure that the center notifies OOL of reportable injuries and illnesses as required.
2023-07-24 3A:52-4.8(a)(8)
Topics of orientation training shall include implementing health practices, including medication administration and responding to symptoms of illness, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1 through 7.11.

Violation Observed: Based on information, retrain all staff on notifying OOL of all reportable injuries ad illnesses as required.
2023-07-24 3A:52-5.3(b)(1)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the building, land, walkways, and outdoor play area shall be free from hazards to the health, safety or well-being of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all outdoor hazards are removed as required. The children were observed having water play in the parking lot and not in the fenced in area of the playground. Ensure the center is using the applicable outdoor space.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes and maintains on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by OOL. two staff need to complete health/Mantoux testing.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-6.1(g)(2)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: centers serving children less than 18 months of age shall provide at least four types of children's daily activities including, but not limited to, sensory; language and dramatic play; manipulative; building; large muscle; music; or other comparable activities; and at least four types of supplies and equipment for each activity area chosen by the center.

Violation Observed: Ensure that classrooms that care for children under 18 months of age provide at least four different activity areas and that each area contains at least four types of supplies and equipment.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-6.4(b)(2)(iii)(4)
The center shall provide sleeping equipment for children over the age of 12 months and under the age of five years, the center shall provide for each child a crib that complies with the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC), Federal Safety Standards for Full-Size and Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs; 16 CRF 1219 and 1220, which is incorporated herein by reference, and can be obtained through the CPSC's website at http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/frnotices/fr11/cribfinal.pdf, playpen, cot, mat, or other Office of Licensing-approved sleeping equipment that meets the following requirements: each mat used for rest and sleep shall be stored so that there is no contact with the sleeping surface of another mat, or disinfected after each use, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.7(a)1.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all sleeping mats are stored so that there is no contact with the sleeping surface of another mat or that the mats are disinfected after each use as required.
2023-06-09 3A:52-7.8(d)(1)(ii)(2)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: diapering requirements for centers serving children who are not toilet trained are as follows, diapering area and surface requirements are as follows, the diapering area shall be within 15 feet of a sink that is not used for food preparation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the diapering area is within 15 feet of a sink that is not used for food preparation.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-7.3(a)(2)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: for each child not enrolled in a public or private school, upon admission, the center shall maintain on file at the center a Universal Child Health Record (Department of Health Form CH-14) or its equivalent, updated annually, along with an immunization record, and a special care plan, if applicable. A 30-day grace period is permitted in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.5(e)

Violation Observed: Ensure that a Universal Health Record is completed upon enrollment and updated annually, including the immunization records and special care plans as required. Ensure the Universal Health Record is updated annually.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-7.5(b)(10)
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: Ensure that all Epi-pens are stored in their original boxes with the child's name and prescription, accompanied by a special care plan and that two are present when required. Ensure Epi-pens are stored in original boxes.
2023-06-09 3A:52-5.3(l)(1)(iii)
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall prepare written emergency procedures delineating an alternate indoor location that operates during the same operating hours as the center. The center shall

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center's evacuation procedures include an alternate indoor location that operates during the same operating hours as the center. The center shall maintain on file a current letter from the alternative site that the center can use it as an alternative site.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-5.2(a)(5)
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all illuminated exit signs and emergency lighting are operable at all times throughout the center.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-5.3(c)(1)
Lighting requirements are as follows: all fluorescent tubes and incandescent light bulbs shall have protective covers or shields.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all fluorescent tubes and incandescent light bulbs have protective coverings or proof of shattered proof light bulbs for hallway lights.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-5.3(a)(15)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: ventilation outlets shall be clean and free from obstructions, and filters shall be replaced when saturated.

Violation Observed: Maintain all mechanical ventilation in a clean and operating condition. Ensure bathrooms have mechanical ventilation.
2023-06-09 2023-07-17 3A:52-5.3(b)(1)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the building, land, walkways, and outdoor play area shall be free from hazards to the health, safety or well-being of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure the safety of the children en route to the outdoor play area. At the time of the inspection there was along the walkway a motorized cleaning apparatus outside the gym area and that children had to navigate with staff. Staff seemed unaware prior to their excursion out on the walkaway and creating a system around it.
2023-06-09 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Drinking Water Testing Checklist and Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection. The center is accepting the renewal grant for the water testing.

If you are a provider and you believe any information is incorrect, please contact us. We will research your concern and make corrections accordingly.

Reviews

Be the first to review this childcare provider. Write a review about Sunnyfields Learning Center. Let other families know what’s great, or what could be improved. Please read our brief review guidelines to make your review as helpful as possible.

Review Policy:
ChildcareCenter.us does not actively screen or monitor user reviews, nor do we verify or edit content. Reviews reflect only the opinion of the writer. We ask that users follow our review guidelines. If you see a review that does not reflect these guidelines, you can email us. We will assess the review and decide the appropriate next step. Please note – we will not remove a review simply because it is negative. Providers are welcome to respond to parental reviews, however we ask that they identify themselves as the provider.

Providers in ZIP Code 07981