Creative Caterpillars Early Learning Nursery - Lansdowne PA Child Care Center

2 Fourth St , LANSDOWNE PA 19050
(610) 624-9531

About the Provider

Description: Creative Caterpillars Early Learning Nursery is a Child Care Center in LANSDOWNE PA, with a maximum capacity of 36 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00163155
  • Capacity: 36
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, French
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 27, 2021
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 15
  • District Office Phone: (610) 713-2115 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2019-08-09 Renewal 3270.51/3270.52 - Similar Age Level/Mixed Age Level Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: .DURING RENEWAL INSPECTION ON 8/9/2019, CERT REP SUP OBSERVED THAT IN THE INFANT ROOM, ONE STAFF WAS PRESENT WITH THREE INFANTS AND ONE TODDLERS. THIS GROUPING WOULD REQUIRE TWO STAFF.

Correction Required: When children are grouped in similar age levels, the following maximum child group sizes and ratios of staff persons apply: Infants 1:4 with a maximum group size of 8; Young toddlers 1:5 with a maximum group size of 10; Older toddlers 1:6 with a maximum group size of 12; Preschool children 1:10 with a maximum group size of 20; Young school-age children 1:12 with a maximum group size of 24; Older school-age children 1:15 with a maximum group size of 30. IF USING TIERED LIS: The required staff:child ratios must be maintained at all times. The legal entity must submit documentation in a format approved by DHS proving that the facility is maintaining the required staff:child ratios at all times. The legal entity will confirm continuing compliance by sending copies of the documentation to the -------- Region Office on a weekly basis for a period of three months after DHS approves the documentation format. When children are grouped in mixed age levels, the age of the youngest child in the group determines the staff:child ratio and maximum group size in accordance with the requirements in 3270.51 (relating to similar age level).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
TWO STAFF MEMBERS ARE ASSIGNED TO THE INFANT ROOM: AJ AND DN. THE TODDLER REFERENCED ABOVE IS SCHEDULED TO TRANSITION TO THE YOUNG TODDLER ROOM ON AUGUST 30, 2019.
2019-08-09 Renewal 3270.151(a)/3270.151(c)(2) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter/Mantoux TB Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: DURING RENEWAL INSPECTION ON 8/0/2019, CERT REP SUP OBSERVED THAT FILES FOR STAFF #1, 3 DID NOT CONTAINM DOCUMENTATION OF TB TESTING. FILES FOR STAFF #1, 2 AND 3 DID NOT CONTAIN DOUCMENTATION OF A PHYSICAL EXAM.

Correction Required: A facility person providing direct care who comes into contact with the children or who works with food preparation shall have a health assessment conducted within 12 months prior to providing initial service in a child care setting and every 24 months thereafter. A health assessment is valid for 24 months following the date of signature, if the person does not contract a communicable disease or develop a medical problem.An adult health assessment must include tuberculosis screening by the Mantoux method at initial employment. Subsequent tuberculosis screening is not required unless directed by a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
STAFF #1,2 AND 3 SUBMITTED THEIR HEALTH ASESSMENTS AND TB TESTING RESULTS. ALL PAPERWORK HAS BEENPLACED IN STAFF FILES. SEE ATTACHED.
2019-08-09 Renewal 3270.27(c) - Training regarding plan Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: DURING RENEWAL INSPECTION ON 8/9/2019, CERT REP SUP OBSERVED THAT THE FILES FOR STAFF #1,2 AND 3 DID NOT CONTAIN DOCUMENTATION OF EMERGENCY PLAN TRAINING.

Correction Required: The operator shall assure that each facility person receives training regarding the emergency plan at the time of initial employment, on an annual basis and at the time of each plan update. The operator shall document the date of each training and the names of all facility persons who received the training and kept on file at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
EMERGENCY PLAN TRAINING WAS GIVEN TO STAFF #1,2, AND 3 ON 8/14/2019. EACH STAFF MEMBER SIGNED THE SIGN IN SHEET FOR THIS TRAINING. SEE ATTACHED.
2019-08-09 Renewal 3270.94(a) - Fire drill every 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: DURING RENEWAL INSPECTION ON 8/9/2019, CERT REP SUP OBSERVED THAT THE FIRE DRILL LOG ONLY LISTED ONE FIRE DRILL OCCURRING ON 6/10/2019. OWNER CONFIRMED THAT THIS WAS THE ONLY FIRE DRILL SINCE THEY HAD OPENED.

Correction Required: A fire drill shall be held at least every 60 days. Facility persons and children in attendance shall participate in the fire drill. Facility persons and children shall exit the building, weather permitting.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
THE SECOND FIRE DRILL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019. DOCUMENTATION IS ATTACHED.
2019-08-09 Renewal 3270.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: DURING RENEWAL INSPECITN ON 8/9/2019, CERT REP SUP OBSERVED THAT THE FILE FOR CHILD #1 DID NOT CONTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHILD'S INSURANCE POLICY NUMBER.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include health insurance coverage and policy number for a child under a family policy or Medical Assistance benefits, if applicable.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
PARETN SUBMITTED A COPY OF CHILD'S INSURANCE CARED AND POLICY NUMBER WAS TRANSFERRED TO EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM. DOCUMENTATION IS ATTACHED.

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