Walker's Home Of Love And Learning - Gastonia NC Three Star Family CC Home License

(704) 823-9448

About the Provider

Description: WALKER'S HOME OF LOVE AND LEARNING is a Three Star Family CC Home License in GASTONIA NC, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 0 through 12. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Three Star Family CC Home License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 36000214
  • Capacity: 8
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-06-06 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-06-06 Violation 702 .1719 (a) (1)
Potentially hazardous items, including but not limited to, power tools, nails, chemicals, propane stoves, lawn mowers, and gasoline or kerosene, whether or not intended for use by children were not stored in locked areas, removed from the premises, or otherwise inaccessible to children. One (1) red gas can, containing liquid, was to the left of the storage shed in the area children play.
2023-06-06 Violation 714 10A NCAC .1721(e)(5)(A-F)
Monthly check for hazards on the outdoor play area was not completed using a form supplied by the Division. A playground inspection was not completed and documented in May 2023.
2023-06-06 Violation 925 G.S.110-91(10); .1727(a)&(b)
Signed and dated statement which attests that a copy of the discipline policy was given to and discussed with a parent/guardian of each child prior to enrollment was not on file in the home. The discipline policy for one (1) child, enrolled on October 11, 2022, did not include a date that the policy was received/signed by the child's parent/guardian, and/or the date of the child's enrollment.
2023-06-06 Violation 1105 .1723(8)
Adults and children did not use an individual seat belt or safety seat appropriate to the child's age or weight. One (1) child, four (4) years of age, was not restrained in a seatbelt and not in a child safety seat appropriate to the child's age or weight during transportation.
2023-01-18 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-06-29 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-06-29 Violation 2031 .1726(b)&(c)
Operator did not provide a copy of the shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma policy to parents at time of enrollment, and / or within fourteen days of a changes to the policy. One (1) child, two (2) years of age, enrolled on December 20, 2021, and one (1) child, two (2) years of age, enrolled on April 4, 2022, did not have signed receipt of the facility's Shaken Baby/Abusive Head Trauma policy on file.
2022-06-29 Violation 921 .1721(e)(6)
Operator did not maintain accurate daily attendance records including documentation of arrival and departure for all children in care, including the operator's own preschool children. Four (4) children were not singed in and eight (8) children were not signed out on June 1, 2022. Eight (8) children were not signed in or out on June 2, 2022. Five (5) children were not signed in and six (6) children were not signed out on June 23, 2022. Six (6) children were not signed in our out on June 24, 2022.
2022-06-29 Violation 930 G.S. 110-90.2 & .2703(n) & (o)
Prior to the expiration date of the qualification letter, the child care provider did not complete and submit required forms to complete a criminal background check (a qualification letter is valid for a maximum of three years from the date of issuance). The qualifying letter for the operator expired on May 7, 2022.
2022-06-29 Violation 1714 .1712(e )(2)
The written plan of care did not specify the names of individuals who will be responsible for the care of children when the operator attends to routine tasks. The written plan of care was not followed during today's visit. No routine tasks or substitute providers are listed on the written plan of care. Children were being cared for by a caregiver other than the operator that was not listed on the plan of care during today's visit.
2022-06-29 Violation 1854 .1719(a )(16) & .1721(e )(7)
The operator did not conduct a quarterly lockdown or shelter-in-place drill and or the drill record was incomplete. Shelter-in-place/lockdown drills were conducted March 11, 2021, July 9, 2021, and the last drill was conducted January 21, 2022.
2021-07-07 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-07-07 Violation 1854 .1719(a )(16) & .1721(e )(7)
The operator did not conduct a quarterly lockdown or shelter-in-place drill and or the drill record was incomplete. The last Shelter-in-Place/Lockdown drill was conducted on March 11, 2021.
2021-07-07 Violation 706 .1719 (a)(7)
Corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, and products under pressure in an aerosol dispenser and any substance that may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not kept in locked storage when children were in care. One (1) aerosol can of Febreze Air Linen and Sky with multiple warnings was on top of the cubbies.

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