Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
Bureau of Child Care & Development
COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION - SUMMARY
Center Monitoring and Technical Assistance615 W. Superior Ave.Cleveland, OH 44113(216) 787-4958
Inspection Date - TimeInspection Date - Time (Day 2)Inspection Date - Time (Day 3)License Number NamePhone Number AddressInspection TypeInspection ScopeInspection NoticeCounty
LORAINUnannounced300156 ABC KIDZ CHILDCARE515 N. ABBE RD. ELYRIA, OH 44035Partial
07/30/2012 - 09:00 AM to 10:30 AMN/AN/A
Administrator's/Designee's signature indicates acknowledgement of the report only, not necessarily agreement with the findings.
All licensed child care centers are required to post, at a minimum, all substantiated complaint investigation allegation findings, as well as all regular inspection findings in a conspicuous place at the center. For complete records of child care licensing inspections and complaint investigations, includingall allegations, please contact the Child Care Licensing Section at (866) 886-3537, Option 4 or the child care website at www.jfs.ohio.gov/cdc for a publicrecords request.Note: All Findings/Corrections printed inREDare considered serious risk violations.
5101:2-12-18: Transportation Procedural Requirements (*)
This rule requires certain safety precautions be followed whenever children are transported or walked off the center's premises for either field trips or routine trips. This rule includes requirements for the vehicle driver, child restraint systems, and items to be taken onthe trips, such as a first aid kit and information on the children. Written parental permission that contains specific information isrequired before a child may be taken off the center premises. Each child shall wear identification that includes the center's name,address, and telephone number except for routine trips to and from home or school. The rule also requires that a person trained infirst aid, management of communicable disease and CPR be present at the field trip site. A person trained in first aid/management of communicable disease must be on the vehicle used for routine trips.
Complaint states the center is transporting too many children in a caravan type of vehicle.
Onsite inspection conducted, Discussion/interview with staff, Review of field trip records.
Findings/Corrections - Serious Risk
During the investigation, several staff were interviewed and it was determined that at the time children were transported by thecenter's minivan, more than one child was in a seatbelt. When children are transported by the center, the rule requires all children tobe seated and restrained in a child restraint system, according to the requirements of Ohio law. In addition, adults and childrenshall use seatbelts in any vehicle manufactured with seatbelts. Provide training to staff and submit a written plan that ensures thesesafety guidelines will be met when children are transported.
Compliance Response Due by: 08/29/2012
5101:2-12-07: Inspection and Investigation Rights
Compliance Not Verified
5101:2-12-09: Application Denial/License Revocation
Compliance Not Verified
5101:2-12-03: License Capacity (E)
Compliance Not VerifiedOhio Department of Job & Family Services
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