Creative Start Early Learning Ctr - Durand WI Licensed Group Child Care

542 7Th Ave W , DURAND WI 54736
(715) 672-4164

About the Provider

Description: Creative Start Early Learning Ctr is a Licensed Group Child Care in DURAND WI, with a maximum capacity of 43 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 4 Week(s) - 13 Year(s). The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: 2 stars. Initial License Date: 7/17/1997. Open Jan - Dec.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 520197
  • Capacity: 43
  • Age Range: 4 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-06-30 251.06(2)(b) Electrical Or Hot Surface Protection
Description: On 6/30/21, two electrical outlets were observed not covered. All electrical outlets accessible to children should be protected by a cover/guard.
2021-06-30 251.06(3)(b)4. Emergencies - Record Of Fire / Tornado Drills
Description: On 6/30/21, documentation of practiced fire drills were not observed for the month of April and May 2020. The center is required to keep written records of dates and times of all the monthly fire and tornado drills practiced.
2019-07-26 251.06(2)(d) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: On 7/26/19, a bottle of hand sanitizer labeled, "Keep out of the reach of children," was accessible to children in the classroom #2.
2019-07-26 251.07(6)(f)6. Current Authorizations For Medications On Premises
Description: On 8/26/19, a medication was observed at the center without a written medication administration authorization from the parent.
2019-07-26 251.06(2)(b) Electrical Or Hot Surface Protection
Description: On 7/26/19, an electrical outlet accessible to children was observed to be unprotected in a hallway.
2019-07-26 251.05(4)(b) Staff-To-Child Ratios - Minimum
Description: On 7/26/19, the minimum staff to child ratio was not maintained in Room #2 when one of the child care worker had to step out of the classroom to perform cooking duties in the kitchen.
2019-04-02 251.07(2)(e) Child Guidance - Prohibited Actions
Description: Actions that may be psychologically, emotionally or physically painful, discomforting, dangerous or potentially injurious are prohibited. On 3/4/19, during nap time, a child care worker was observed multiple times trying to physically forced two toddlers to lay down in their pack-n-play by grabbing their arms and aggressively laying them down.
2019-04-02 251.09(2)(b) Infant & Toddler - Individual Sleep Patterns
Description: On 3/4/19, two toddlers were physically forced multiple times to lay down for nap when rule in pertinent part states each infant and each toddler shall be allowed to form and follow his or her own pattern of sleeping and waking.
2019-04-02 251.04(3)(j) Report - Abuse, Neglect, Inappropriate Discipline
Description: The center fail to report a suspected abuse incident to CPS within the 24 hours after the occurrence.
2018-08-13 251.06(2)(d) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: On 8/13/18, a bottle of hand sanitizer with a label of "Keep out of the reach of children," were accessible to children in the 2 year old room.
2018-08-13 251.05(1)(g)2. Assistant Child Care Teacher - Qualifications
Description: On 8/13/18, documentation of completion of Entry Level educational qualifications was not observed on file for employee F who assumed the position of assistant teacher in 11/2/15.
2018-08-13 251.06(9)(f)3. Food - Leftover Prepared Food
Description: On 8/13/18, a container of leftover prepared food with a date of 8/7/18 was observed in the kitchen refrigerator. Rule states that leftover prepared food which has not been served shall be dated, refrigerated promptly and used within 36 hours, or frozen immediately for later use
2018-08-13 251.09(1)(e) Infant & Toddler - Provider Training
Description: On 8/13/18, documentation of completion of Infant and Toddler training was not observed for employee F.
2018-08-13 251.07(6)(j)9. Reviewing Injury Records
Description: On 8/13/18, a review of the medical log books show that records of injuries had not been reviewed by the director or designated person with staff between the date of 5/22/17 and 3/28/18. Rule in pertinent part states that records of injuries shall be reviewed every 6 months in order to ensure that all possible preventive measures are being taken.
2017-11-16 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record
Description: On 11/16/17, it was observed that the attendance of a child in transition between two classrooms was not reflected on the daily attendance sheets.

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