Description: Valley Child Care and Learning Center is one of the leading providers of Phoenix child care services. We offer the highest quality childcare and early education programs available in the Phoenix metro area. Each of our 10 locations is a state-of-the-art child care facility with a charming, comfortable atmosphere and caring staff that will make your child feel welcome and safe. We are a family-owned business with a mission to provide your family with quality, affordable Phoenix day care services. Since our first early childhood learning center was established in 1968, Valley Child Care and Learning Centers have been at the forefront of infant day care, preschool and early education programs in Arizona.
At Valley Child Care and Learning Centers you will find that our commitment to high quality care and education shows in everything we do. Your child will receive the personal support and attention that is necessary to build trust and confidence. We know that selecting preschool, day care or infant care can be a challenge for concerned parents, and rightly so. The first years of life are critical to your child's long-term development, making your choice of an early childhood learning center one of the most vital decisions you will ever make as a parent. You will be assured that your child is receiving the best Phoenix child care services in a setting that nurtures his or her social, physical, emotional and intellectual development. Valley Learning Centers are certified DES child care and day care providers, and we are also currently enrolled in the Quality First program of the First Things First initiative.
With child care facilities locate in Phoenix, Chandler, Tempe, Surprise, El Mirage, Anthem and Glendale, there’s a Valley Child Care and Learning Center near you. Visit our locations page for rates and more information.
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|Survey Date||Date Corrected||Rule/Statute||Title|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that the entrance area was lacking a posted menu. Reference: R9-5-509.C.18.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's review and an interview with the director, it was found that child 1 was lacking any medical or nutritional information as well as a parent's signature on the Emergency, Information and Immunization record.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's review and an interview with the director, it was found that the facility's last fire inspection was dated 12/12/16. The director had documentation dated for this day 5/13/20 that the facility had paid $100.00 for a renewal license inspection. The City of Surprise stated on the permit application that the facility would be contacted to schedule an appointment.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's review and an interview with the director, it was found that in the infant room child 1 had feeding instructions dated 12/18/19, child 2's feeding instructions were dated 12/10/19, child 3's feeding instructions were dated 11/12/19, child 4's feeding instructions were dated 9/16/19 and child 5's feeding instructions were dated 9/13/19. Staff stated that the babies were eating new food items since the original dates but the instructions had not been updated to reflect the changes.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's interview with the director, it was found that the infant feeding instructions were not posted in the kitchen.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observations, it was found that the diaper changing surface in the one's room was worn from the bleach solution and had a gap in the seam along the front of the table.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that in the infant room there were 2 diaper creams labeled with a child's first name and last initial and one diaper cream labeled with only initials.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that that the trash can in the infant room had a split lid that was broken. Both sides would not lift up to stay closed.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that the water fountain in the 3's room was too hard to push on and even if pushed all the way in, the water just dribbled out.|
|2020-05-13||2020-05-22||Article 1||ARS 36-883.02.D.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's review and an interview with the director, it was found that staff 1 began employment 12/18/19 and was lacking two good faith references. Reference: R9-5-402.A.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's review and an interview with the director, it was found that staff 1, staff 2, staff 3, staff 4 and staff 5 were each lacking a DCS registry affidavit. The form being used was not an affidavit attesting to the questions asked.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's review and an interview with the director, it was found that child 1 was lacking a health care provider phone number and the name of the person to be called first in an emergency. Child 2 was lacking any health care provider information.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that in room 2 there was a torn blue vinyl children's sofa with exposed foam.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that there was a broom on the floor of room 3's bathroom.|
|Findings: Based on surveyor's observation, it was found that there was a bottle in the infant room refrigerator that was labeled with only a child's initials.|
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