When Jessica hayes arrived to collect her daughter from daycare, she was absolutely horrified to see what staff appeared to have done to her child because of their alleged actions. The little child’s feet had been left, bruised and swollen and, as a result, hayes decided to speak out.
Hayes lives in north Carolina with her young daughter as a single mother. Without many family members nearby, she sometimes relies on daycare to look after her baby, so she must have been happy to find a center that she could trust.
Hill daycare in Elkin north Carolina on Facebook. The child care service has a 4.8 rating and boasts many glowing reviews from satisfied parents. As far as we know, hayes was among those happy customers until one alleged incident that apparently took place in may 2018.
It all began when hayes arrived at the daycare center to collect her 17-month-old daughter and found tape around her child’s feet. To her, it appeared that someone had used the strips to keep her daughter’s shoes on so naturally, hayes was concerned, and that concern escalated to outright anger when she removed the tape to find that her daughter’s feet were bruised and swollen unsure. If she was overreacting.
Hayes later posted two images of her child’s feet before and after her mom removed the tape on Facebook. In the images, her child’s feed can be seen wrapped in layers of tape, as well as binding the youngster’s pink shoes to her foot.
The tape is also wrapped tightly around her ankle on one side. Next to the photographs hayes asked: does anyone see an issue with this, and am i the only one and it seemed that hayes was not the only person to be distressed by what the images showed in the comments below the picture somebody wrote. I work in child care and this is nowhere near okay report this and do not let it go this sickens me worryingly. After posting, the images of her daughter, another woman, came forward to say the same thing had happened to her child at the daycare center on the very same day. Nonetheless, she was confident that management would resolve the issue.
Writing on facebook, megan howlett cheek stated, i will say the way, pleasant hill daycare handled. It was inappropriate and urgent. They are just upset as the parents and devastated that this happened. I’M confident that this is the last issue we will ever have with him. In a follow-up post, hayes suggested that someone at the daycare center had taped the shoes to her daughter’s feet to prevent her daughter from removing them she wrote.
I am upset that this has happened to my child, a concerned haze then speculated. Someone was clearly upset that she was learning to take her shoes off and done it out of being aggravated. This was also not just her shoes being taped up. It was around her ankle describing what had happened when she’d found her daughter’s feet tied up hayes added. I appropriately reacted and went straight to the director who was just as speechless as i was.
I then went to take the tape off and my daughter was crying, as this was obviously uncomfortable to her hayes, also claimed. The two members of staff were sacked from the daycare center in response to her complaints. I proceeded to call and speak with the director to inform this is left marks on my child pleasant hill daycare as well took appropriate action and dismissed the two employees involved.
She wrote according to hayes, the members of staff were identified after she and the nursery director viewed some video footage, seemingly captured by security, camera of the incident taking place, and, understandably the whole experience affected. Haze deeply following her complaint hayes said that her trust had been broken by the two individuals who were allegedly responsible for the incident that had been caught on tape.
She added that they had looked after her daughter since she was less than two months old. In the end, however, hayes decided not to remove her daughter from pleasant hill daycare. In fact, she stated that her daughter had returned to daycare the following morning and attended the center for the rest of the week. Speaking to wxii, in May 2018, hayes revealed, i sent my daughter to pleasant hill daycare as i went there as a child, and so did her father. This place helped raise both of us and most of the people are still there today.
She added my daughter will continue to go to pleasant hill daycare, as i am a single parent with not much family to help me with my child. I trust this daycare to watch her, so i can go to work and provide for us. Maycell marley is a director at pleasant hill daycare and according to hayes, she was speechless when listening to the mom’s allegations.
Marley subsequently told xii that pleasant hill daycare in no way condones or allows any practice that would be harmful to a child. She added we have an outstanding group of caregivers who strive to meet the highest of expectations on a daily basis for the children in our care. What occurred in the shoe taping incident is not a representation of who we are,.