Chris Steeles Home Daycare - Corry PA Family Child Care

W Smith St , CORRY PA 16407
(814) 964-4178

About the Provider

Description: Chris Steeles Home Daycare is a Family Child Care in CORRY PA, with a maximum capacity of 6 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00160205
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Schools Served: Corry Area - Pick-Up service to/from school
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jun 29, 2021
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 1
  • District Office Phone: (814) 836-5898 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-03-06 Renewal 3290.74(a) - Requirements Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed in the playroom a rusted heating vent that was accessible to the children in care.

Correction Required: Floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces, including the facility's outdoor play area, shall be kept clean, in good repair and free from visible hazards.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Will remove the vent, sand, spray paint and replace. In the future all surfaces will be in good repair.
2020-03-06 Renewal 3290.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the playroom observed a cracked plastic food item that could result in a child being pinched.

Correction Required: Toys, play equipment and other indoor and outdoor equipment used by the children shall be clean, in good repair and free from rough edges, sharp corners, pinch and crush points, splinters and exposed bolts.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The cracked toy was removed. All toys will be monitored and broken toys removed.
2020-03-06 Renewal 3290.131(e)(1) - Parent written verification from Doctor. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for child #1 and child #2 did not contain documentation of a flu shot received during the previous 12 month period as recommended by the ACIP immunization schedule and did not contain an exemption.

Correction Required: The facility shall require the parent to provide updated written verification from a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of ongoing vaccines administered to an infant, toddler or preschool child in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Will talk with parents to obtain verification of a flu shot or an exemption letter. Will require all parents to submit updated immunization reports according to the ACIP schedule.
2019-03-26 Renewal 3290.75(a) - No peeling paint or plaster Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There is peeling and chipping paint on the fence around the swimming pool deck. The children walk beside this fence when entering and exiting the family child care home.

Correction Required: Peeled or damaged paint or damaged plaster is not permitted on indoor or outdoor surfaces in the child care facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
A new front porch and step has been constructed for the daycare children to enter and exit the home. They will not use the back entrance until the deck can be replaced or stained. Peeling and damaged paint will not be acceptable to children.
2019-03-26 Renewal 3290.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #3, a young toddler, does not contain an initial health report received within 60 days following the first day of enrollment. The file does contain a current health report.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent of an enrolled child, including a child, a foster child and a relative of an operator or a facility person, to provide an initial health report no later than 60 days following the first day of attendance at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All children will have current health reports on file within 60 days of enrollment.
2019-03-26 Renewal 3290.131(b)(2) - Updated toddler/preschool health report: every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #1, a preschool aged child, contains a current health report that was conducted more than 12 months after the previous health report. The file does contain a current health report.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent to provide an updated health report at least every 12 months for an older toddler or preschool child.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All children will have current health reports on file as required.
2019-03-26 Renewal 3290.131(e)(1) - Parent written verification from Doctor. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for child #1 and child #2, both preschool aged, do not contain documentation of an influenza vaccination received in the previous 12 month period as required by the ACIP recommended schedule.

Correction Required: The facility shall require the parent to provide updated written verification from a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of ongoing vaccines administered to an infant, toddler or preschool child in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Documentation of the flu vaccine or an exemption letter will be placed in the child's files. Updated written verification of immunizations will be obtained from all parents.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.32(a)/3290.192(3) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #1 does not contain a signed disclosure statement as required under CPSL.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include a copy of requests for the criminal history record and child abuse registry clearance information, a copy of the disclosure statement and a copy of the completed clearance information required under the CPSL.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff person #1 signed a disclosure statement and it will be maintained in the staff file. All CPSL will be followed.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.123(b)/3290.182(8) - Parent receives original/Copy of initial and subsequent agreements. Parent receives original. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files for child #1, #2 and #3 contained the original agreements.

Correction Required: A parent shall receive the original agreement. The facility shall retain a copy of the agreement.A child's record must contain a copy of the initial agreement and subsequent written agreements between the parent and the operator. The parent receives the original agreement.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The parents will receive the original agreement and a copy will be kept in the child's file.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.123(a) - Signed Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #2 contained an agreement that was not signed by the operator.

Correction Required: An agreement shall be signed by the operator and the parent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator signed the agreement. All files will include a financial agreement signed by the operator and the parent.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.123(a)(1) - Amount of fee Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The agreement for child #2 did not include a fee amount.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the amount of the fee to be charged per day or per week.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator filled in the fee amount. All agreements will include the fee.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #1 contains emergency contact information that does not include the addresses and phone numbers for the designated release persons.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the name, address and telephone number of the individual designated by the parent to whom the child may be released.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator added the addresses and phone numbers to the form. In the future all emergency contact information will include addresses and phone numbers for emergency release persons.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #3 contains an initial health report that was completed more than 60 days following the first day of attendance.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent of an enrolled child, including a child, a foster child and a relative of an operator or a facility person, to provide an initial health report no later than 60 days following the first day of attendance at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The file for child #3 contains a current health report. In the future all enrolled children will have initial health reports on file with in 60 days of the first day of attendance.
2018-03-27 Renewal 3290.135(a)(3) - Disposable diapers Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: It was observed that the diaper genie used to dispose of soiled diapers requires being opened by hand and requires the diaper to be pushed through the opening.

Correction Required: If disposable diapers are provided by a parent or by a facility, a soiled diaper shall be discarded by immediately placing the diaper into a plastic-lined, hands-free covered can.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
A new diaper genie was purchased which is hands-free and all soiled diapers will be disposed of in the hands-free container.
2017-04-04 Unannounced Monitoring 3290.113(a) - Supervised at all times Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Based on statements by the operator, during third shift care staff are sleeping on and off leaving the children unsupervised.

Correction Required: Children on the facility premises and on facility excursions off the premises shall be supervised by a staff person at all times. Outdoor play space used by the facility is considered part of the facility premises. The requirement for supervision on and off the facility premises includes compliance with the staff:child ratio requirements in 3290.51-3290.52 (relating to maximum number of children; and staff:child ratio).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Children at this facility will be supervised by a staff person at all times . Staff persons will take turns sleeping to ensure children are supervised at all times .

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