Two infants deaths in less than a year has led the shut down of Kathies Kidz Day Care Home in Paola, KS. The home day care center is owned and operated by Kathie Browning and located on North East and Kaskaskia streets in Paola. Browning to be running the center illegally in the wake of the two unrelated death of children while in her care. The first happened in April of this year, when a 4 month-old child died of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). The center was not found at fault.
A few months later, a 3 month-old died, the cause of which has yet to be determined. At the time, the center was taking care of 16 kids, including 5 infants, which is over the state's limit for a home operated day care center. At the time, Browning offered to shut down during the investigation, although the state has been aware she was still running it and only caring for family members. A complaint against the center last week alerted officials that Browning was once again taking other children into her care. The state has forced as shutdown now and is launching a more in depth investigation into the activities and child care practices of Kathies Kidz Day Care.Here at Roswold Law Group our experienced Kansas and Missouri Child Accident and Injury Attorneys know protecting your child is your number one priority and we are dedicated to protecting families like yours when disaster strikes. Being able to fully trust someone to take care of your child is one of the most difficult things for a parent to be able to fully do. That's why, when you are searching for a day care provider for your child, make sure you do your research. Does the establishment has the proper credentials and licensing papers? How are the school or day care's references? What about the track record of the school's Director and the teachers who will be working with your child? Are the classrooms are in compliance with state regulations regarding teacher to child ratios? Don't be afraid to ask plenty of questions. Be informed and learn all the details of how your child will be cared for.
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