Summary of Facility Monitoring
Facility Name: KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER Date: 2/23/2024 Time: 6:26:22 PM
Case Number: K830005326


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Facility Name KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER Director Haley Derksen
Location 9105 APPLE DRIVE
MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma 73130
E-Mail Address 301352@KLCORP.COM
Facility Phone (405) 733-4127 Fax
Current Star Level 4 Stars County of Facility Oklahoma
DHS Licensing Specialist Laticia Harrison DHS Licensing Specialist Phone Number (405) 208-9341
Facility Type Child Care Program
Capacity 128 Accept Subsidy Yes
Ages Accepted 0 - 11 Months, 12 - 23 Months, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years, 6 Years and Older
Service Provided Daytime Hours
Transportation Field Trips


Monitoring Summary since 2/23/2021
Listed below are the non-compliances OBSERVED during a visit. The regulation, its description, the non-compliance observed according to the regulation, and a plan of corrective action are all provided. The column "NRS" indicates Numerous, Repeated and/or Serious non-compliances with Licensing Requirements.
Visit Date 1/25/2024 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
RequirementRegulation DescriptionNonCompliance ObservedPlan To CorrectPlan To Correct DateNRS
340:110-3-284(b)(3)Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF – Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.Two teaching personnel who have been employed for more than 12 months do not have an OPDL certificate.The program submitted OPDL applications for both teachers during the visit. 01/25/2024No

Visit Date 10/19/2023 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Follow Up
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 9/29/2023 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit STARS
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 9/21/2023 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 6/28/2023 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
RequirementRegulation DescriptionNonCompliance ObservedPlan To CorrectPlan To Correct DateNRS
340:110-3-289(e)Interest areas. Play equipment is arranged in interest areas in classrooms with children 2 years of age or older. However, children may move the play equipment between interest areas while playing. Required interest areas include:The 2-yr-old and older classroom does not have interest areas for four required categories - books and language, blocks, manipulatives and dramatic play; the younger 2-yr-old classroom does not have interest areas for three required categories - books and language, manipulatives and art. The shelves and spaces for the interest areas are in place but equipment is lacking. Equipment will be added to the classrooms by the beginning of next week to ensure children have access to a variety of activities; all required interest areas will be fully equipped by 7/31/23. Classroom staff will monitor interest area to ensure they are fully equipped and accessible to children. 07/31/2023No
340:110-3-284.2(c)(3)Position specific professional development. Teachers obtain and maintain CPR and first aid certification requirements, per OAC 340:110-3-284(d). Teachers obtain the certification within three months.Ten teaching staff do not have current CPR/1st aid training; the training certification for these staff has expired; one staff employed past 90 days has not obtained the training; the other nine staff have not renewed training. An onsite trainer will be scheduled to provide training for all staff; should this be delayed, staff will complete approved online training from an approved source (American Red Cross or American Health and Safety Institute. Documentation of training will be provided to licensing. 07/15/2023No

Visit Date 5/11/2023 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Follow Up
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 2/24/2023 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 1/18/2023 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Follow Up
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 12/7/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Follow Up
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 11/29/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Follow Up
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 11/23/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Follow Up
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 11/18/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 11/7/2022 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
RequirementRegulation DescriptionNonCompliance ObservedPlan To CorrectPlan To Correct DateNRS
340:110-3-300(m)(2)(A)have operable toilets;One toilet not in working order between the toddler and twos classroomtoilet will be repaired and maintained in working order 11/18/2022No
340:110-3-284(b)(3)Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF – Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.One personnel that counts in ratio has an expired PDl on 11-5-22. All personnel will obtain and maintain a current PDL certificate 12/20/2022No
340:110-3-284(d)(6)CPR and first aid. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid certifications are age-appropriate for the children's ages accepted into care and are from approved sources listed on the OPDR website. In addition to CPR and first aid certification requirements for individuals in (A) through (B) of this subsection, other position specific CPR and first aid certification requirements are also met, per OAC 340:110-3-284.1 through 340:110-3-284.4.Three teaching personnel without current CPR/FA certification All teaching personnel will obtain and maintain CPAR/FA certification according to licensing requirements 11/18/2022No

Visit Date 10/28/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 10/11/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Other
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 10/7/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 8/16/2022 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 6/24/2022 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 4/14/2022 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
RequirementRegulation DescriptionNonCompliance ObservedPlan To CorrectPlan To Correct DateNRS
340:110-3-284(b)(3)Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF – Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.Two personnel without current PDL certificates-One expired 3-20-22 and the other 1-26-22All personnel will obtain and maintain a current PDL certificate prior to or within 12 months of employment 05/31/2022No
340:110-3-305(h)(2)(A)conducted at least quarterly on:quarterly vehicle inspection last conducted 11-15-21A quarterly vehicle inspection will be conducted 04/22/2022No

Visit Date 11/23/2021 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
RequirementRegulation DescriptionNonCompliance ObservedPlan To CorrectPlan To Correct DateNRS
340:110-3-281.1(i)(4)Ratios and group sizes. The applicable program-type ratios and group sizes per OAC 340 Appendix GG - Ratios and Group Sizes are posted.Posted ratio charts for all classrooms were not current version 12-9-20Director will make a copy of current ratio chart and post in each classroom 11/23/2021No
340:110-3-281.1(i)(6)Weekly lesson plans. The program posts lesson plans with the dates and required content per OAC 340:110-3-289(d). Classrooms may only share this item when the lesson plan is applicable to each classroom.Lesson plans for both infant rooms and toddler room not postedLesson plans will remain posted even if teacher is working on the next lesson plan cycle 11/23/2021No
340:110-3-305(a)(4)Drivers and vehicles used to transport children are in compliance with all applicable state laws, including vehicle insurance. Documentation is maintained per Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 340:110-3-281.2(c) and (d).Vehicle #157 in use currently for transporting has a tag that expired 5/2020A current tag will be in place or van will not be utilized until current tag is in place. Any vehicles in the shop will be checked to see if in compliance prior to using for transporting. 11/23/2021No

Visit Date 10/12/2021 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 7/23/2021 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 7/1/2021 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed

Visit Date 6/17/2021 Visit Type Full Purpose of Visit Periodic
RequirementRegulation DescriptionNonCompliance ObservedPlan To CorrectPlan To Correct DateNRS
340:110-3-281.2(c)(5)(B)(ii)maintained, on paper or electronically, for at least 12 months.Office of Inspector General determined child attendance records were not maintained on paper or electronically for at least 12 months during an audit conducted 2-22-21.Attendance records for all enrolled children will be maintained according to licensing requirements 06/17/2021No
340:110-3-284(b)(3)Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder. Prior to or within 12 months of employment, teaching personnel obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder (OPDL) certificate, per OAC 340 Appendix FF – Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder.One personnel with an expired PDL as of 6-1-21Personnel will renew PDl and maintain current moving forward 07/17/2021No
340:110-3-299(d)(3)(B)Frozen foods are maintained at 0 degrees F or below, except when being thawed:Freezer temperature observed at 78 degrees. Freezer was ajar; some food thawed or in process ofFreezer was closed and reached 23 degrees during visit. Temperature and closure will be checked prior to cook leaving for the day 06/17/2021No

Visit Date 4/26/2021 Visit Type Partial Purpose of Visit Complaint
No non-compliances observed




Substantiated Complaint Summary since 2/23/2021
Any complaint investigation that rises to the level of abuse/neglect is referred to OKDHS Child Welfare Services for screening and investigation. All other complaint allegations are investigated by Oklahoma Child Care Services. Only substantiated complaints are available for viewing online.
Complaint Received 12/2/2022
RequirementDescriptionAllegation DescriptionPlan To CorrectAllegation Findings
340:110-3-288(c)(1)(A)actions that could cause pain, such as shaking, hitting, striking with an object, spanking, swatting, thumping, pinching, popping, shoving, spatting, hair pulling, yanking, and slamming;Inappropriate discipline- Staff person used inappropriate physical discipline with a child.pendingSubstantiated

Complaint Received 10/28/2022
RequirementDescriptionAllegation DescriptionPlan To CorrectAllegation Findings
340:110-3-288(c)Inappropriate discipline. Personnel are prohibited from using or threatening to use inappropriate discipline.Additional Non-Compliance Found During Investigation: Discipline-Staff person used inappropriate physical discipline with children.pendingSubstantiated

Complaint Received 10/3/2022
RequirementDescriptionAllegation DescriptionPlan To CorrectAllegation Findings
340:110-3-300(z)(3)windows and doors without broken glass and other hazards.Facility - There is a broken window in one classroom that has not been repaired.Work order put in on 9/30. Vendor has ordered parts and waiting on delivery to fix.Substantiated
340:110-3-303(a)(4)Personnel recognize and act to correct indoor and outdoor physical safety hazards.Hazards - Laundry room has accumulation of various items behind and around the washer/dryer; concern of fire hazard. items have been removed, checking at the end of the day by staffSubstantiated

Complaint Received 8/12/2022
RequirementDescriptionAllegation DescriptionPlan To CorrectAllegation Findings
340:110-3-304(a)(1)The facility and vehicles are clean, sanitary, and free of clutter and litter, including paper accumulation. The facility and equipment have accumulations of no dust, dirt, soil, food particle, or other debris accumulation.Facility – The facility is not being maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, including areas where children are present pendingSubstantiated
340:110-3-304(a)(3)Prior to children being outside, the outdoor area is free of animal waste and debris.Outdoor Space and Equipment – The outdoor play area has debris present and is not cleaned prior to use by childrenpendingSubstantiated

Complaint Received 7/1/2021
RequirementDescriptionAllegation DescriptionPlan To CorrectAllegation Findings
340:110-3-284(c)(2)(C)demonstrate good judgment as evidenced by prudent and responsible behavior that reasonably ensures the health and safety of children;Additional Non-Compliance Found During Investigation: Personnel (Judgment) – Child was handled in a physical manner that resulted in an injury. All teachers are changed on diaper changing. We will discuss awareness of unintentionally harming a child during diaper changes. We will continue to observe, oversee and protect all children in our care. Parents will be made aware of any serious unintentionaling.Substantiated



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