WELCOME TO FOCUSED HEARTS CHILDCARE CENTER
Focused Hearts Childcare is a licensed and insured childcare in the Brookland neighborhood. We will be a high quality licensed and insured childcare center providing care to infants and toddlers between the ages of 6 weeks to 3 years old. Our program will promote a healthy and safe environment contributing to the development of our little ones through close nurturing and care. We adhere to the policies mandated by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.
PROGRAMS AND CURRICULUM
Focused Hearts Childcare Center utilizes Creative Curriculum as our learning foundation. This curriculum is nationally known for it rigorously researched and forward-thinking model. This curriculum differentiates learning for every child, inspires children with investigative learning, and builds the social-emotional foundation of a child’s needs.
BABY SHARK PROGRAM
(6 weeks – 18months)
We offer one on one and individualized care for our infants. Our care encourages nurturing relationships and establishing language skills. Our infants receive age-appropriate reading daily with the inclusion of art and play.
(19 months to 2 years)
Our toddler program is filled with fun and learning activities supporting your child’s independence. Our rich environment of small group activities promote building of language and social skills to increase your toddler’s confidence.
Our swan program offers small group teacher-directed activities based on Creative Curriculum to address four important areas of childhood development. This includes cognitive, socio-emotional, physical and language. We strive to build the confidence of our little ones to independently solve problems and make decisions.
COVID 19 PROCEDURES
Focused Hearts follows OSSE, CDC, local and federal guidelines applicable for maintaining safety for our children and staff. We have enhanced our health and safety procedures to maintain a safe environment.
No individual, whether child or staff, will be permitted in facility with a temperature of 100.4 or higher. Temperatures will be monitored everyday before entering building.
PHYSICAL DISTANCING: We have small class sizes to maintain social distancing. We do not combine or mix groups. We group the same children together each day and throughout the entire day. Placement of cots or cribs for naptime are as far apart as possible with children sleeping head to toe. Children ages 2 and older are encouraged to wear a face covering, when feasible.
HAND WASHING, CLEANING, DISINFECTION, AND SANITATION: Children are encouraged to wash their hands on a routine basis. All toys, any/all surfaces, playgrounds, common areas are sanitized daily. High traffic areas are cleaned and sanitized to include, railings, door knobs/handles, faucets, light switches, doors, etc.
Periodic wellness checks are performed throughout the day. Focused Hearts is contracted with a doctoral prepared family nurse practitioner to assist with wellness checks.