Compliance inspection and complaint investigation of a licensed child care center
|| What inspections are required for
child care centers?
|| At least one
inspection prior to the initial issuance of a provisional license.
|| At least two inspections during the
|| At least
one inspection each state fiscal year after the issuance of the continuous
||Any complaint investigations involving the
inspections be announced or unannounced?
At least one inspection shall be unannounced and all
inspections may be unannounced.
|| What is required of a licensed center for
an inspection and/or complaint investigation?
The licensed child care center shall allow the Ohio department
of job and family services (ODJFS) to:
|| Complete an inspection of all areas where
child care is provided, children have access to and all areas used to verify
compliance with Chapter 5101:2-12 of the Administrative Code and Chapter 5104.
of the Revised Code.
required records and documentation.
|| Interview or take statements from any of
the following :
inspectors, fire department inspectors, sanitarians, public health or other
state or local officials.
|| Parents and
relatives of children in care.
Staff of the public children services agency (PCSA).
|| Anyone mentioned by the
|| Law enforcement
|| Current and past
findings in writing or in photographs or by any other
|| What are
additional requirements for a licensed center as a result of an inspection
and/ or complaint investigation?
The center shall:
Provide written materials to ODJFS addressing noncompliances detailed in the
inspection report within the time frame requested in the inspection report.
|| Not misrepresent,
falsify or withhold information from ODJFS.
|| Will a licensed center have additional
inspections based on noncompliances found?
Noncompliances, as detailed in appendix A to this rule, may
lead to additional inspections or compliance materials required by
|| What if the
center does not agree with the licensing findings?
The center shall:
Complete and submit a JFS 01155 "Request for Review for Licensing and Step Up
To Quality" (12/2016) with any applicable documentation.
|| The request and documentation shall be
submitted within seven business days from the receipt of the inspection
licensing inspection records available to the public?
Cite as Ohio Admin. Code
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Effective Dates: 3/1/81, 9/1/86, 1/2/92 (Emer.), 4/1/92, 4/1/03, 9/1/05,
9/1/07, 5/1/08, 9/29/11, 12/31/16