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Play Haven East Towne Llc
4111 E Towne Blvd
Madison Wi 53704
Dane County
Provider #
Location #
Facility #
Regulation Type Licensed Group
Applicant/Licensee Charles Wallace Havens
Contact Information
Anita Ferris

6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
Jan - Dec
Mon-Fri 6:00AM - 6:00PM
Sat-Sun Closed

YoungStar Details
Current Rating   3 stars.
  15 Points Earned,
Out of 40 Points Maximum
Rating Details
Category Points Earned Points Possible
Education And Training 7 15
Learning Environment And Curriculum 2 13
Business And Professional Practices 4 7
Health And Wellness 2 5

Regulation Details
Regulated child care providers are monitored for compliance with health and safety standards. Below, you may view the last two years of monitoring, and violations.

Monitoring in Last 2 Years

Type of
Licensing 12/09/2014 See Violations below View Plan
Licensing 07/23/2014 See Violations below View Plan
Licensing 05/22/2014 No violations found ****
Licensing 01/16/2014 No violations found ****
Licensing 11/11/2013 See Violations below View Plan
Licensing 05/10/2013 No violations found ****
Licensing 04/12/2013 See Violations below View Plan
Licensing 04/11/2013 See Violations below View Plan
Licensing 04/03/2013 See Violations below
Licensing 04/02/2013 See Violations below View Plan

Violations in Last 2 Years

DateRule NumberRule SummaryDescription
12/09/2014 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record The attendance record was not accurate when 5 children were in attendance but 4 children were signed into the campfire room.
12/09/2014 251.06(2)(d) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children Materials potentially harmful to children were accessible when diapering ointment and sunscreen were stored on shelves accessible to children.
12/09/2014 251.06(5)(a) Condition Of Premises The premise was not free from litter when there was litter in the stairway and in the school age classroom.
12/09/2014 251.06(5)(g) Pest Control There are vermin present on the premises as noted by feces in the kitchen and the basement. A pest control service had vermin traps in the center.
12/09/2014 251.09(2)(k) Infant & Toddler - Adult-Size Chairs There was one adult size chair when 2 staff members work in the toddler classroom regularly.
07/23/2014 251.07(6)(k)5. Health History Information A teacher was unaware of a child's medical condition that was identified on the Health History and Emergency Care Plan form until the second day of care.
11/11/2013 251.05(4)(a) Group Size - Maximum The maximum number of children in a group was exceeded the week of 11/4/13 when there were 10 children under the age of 2 years combined into one classroom.
11/11/2013 251.07(5)(a)5.a. Menus - Post Juice was posted on the menu for snack. The kind of juice was not listed. Menus were not posted in a conspicuous place for parents. The menus were underneath the attendance sheets in the classrooms.
11/11/2013 251.09(1)(d)1. Infant & Toddler - Opening & Closing Hours Children under 2 years old were moved to their assigned classroom between 9:00 and 9:10 AM which was not during the first two hours of the licensed hours of operation.
04/12/2013 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children On 4/11/13 the school age children were in their classroom alone for approximately 1 minute due to a procedure change. Another teacher discovered the children were alone and in the process of calling the office another child was left alone in that teacher's classroom. Recite 1/7/13
04/12/2013 251.06(5)(a) Condition Of Premises Due to the weather the children went down to the basement for large motor activities. A 3 year old child was stuck in the bathroom and crying because the door was hard to open.
04/11/2013 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record The attendance record was not accurate when 8 children were in the Bubble Bunch room but only 7 children's time of arrival had been recorded. Recite 12/5/12.
04/11/2013 251.07(5)(b)1. Mealtime - Staff With Children Staff were not sitting with the children during lunch in the Bubble Bunch room.
04/03/2013 251.11(4)(b) Continuation License - Application Materials Submission At least 30 days before the continuation review date of the license, an applicant for license renewal shall submit to the department the following materials: 1. A completed license application. 2. The license renewal fee and any forfeiture due and owing. 3. Any changes to center policies.
04/02/2013 251.06(1)(d) Inside Temperature - Minimum The temperature in the Goldfish Pond room is 65 degrees.
04/02/2013 251.06(3)(a) Emergencies - Post & Practice Written Plans The center's alarm system was not used to initiate fire drills. A bull horn over the center's PA system was used.


**** During a partial review of rule requirements on the date indicated, no rule violations were observed.

To obtain more detail or more history on regulatory compliance, contact the licensing regional office.