Hammonds Day Care - Pittsburgh PA Family Child Care

1632 Laketon Rd , PITTSBURGH PA 15221
(412) 731-4367

About the Provider

Description: Hammonds Day Care is a Family Child Care in PITTSBURGH PA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00167263
  • Capacity: 12
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 5
  • District Office Phone: (412) 261-2273 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Based on review of files and conversation with the operator, staff person #3 was hired provisionally after 9/30/19 and did not have proof of application of the NSOR certificate at hire.

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.)
The file now includes all current clearances. In the future, all staff will have all 4 clearances before working with children.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #4 included a date beyond the child's first 60 days 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 now includes a current health report. In the future, I will assure that all physicals are submitted timely.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.131(b)(2) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last health report in the file for child #1, a preschooler, was dated more than 24 months ago, prior to the COVID suspension.

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.)
I will obtain an updated physical for the child. In the future, In the future, I will do a follow up on all physicals to make sure they are updated timely. Child #1 was disenrolled from the facility.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.131(e)(2)(i) - Exemption documentation from parent/guardian Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last flu shot in the file for child #3 was dated from the beginning of 2019. The list of vaccinations in the file for child #4, an 11-month old infant, was missing one DTAP and one Pneumococcal. Neither file contained a written statement from a parent regarding exemption for religious or personal objection.

Correction Required: Exemption from immunization for religious belief or strong personal objection equated to a religious belief shall be documented by a written, signed and dated statement from the child's parent or guardian. The statement shall be kept in the child's record.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The child will be disenrolled until I receive the updated immunizations. I am scheduling another meeting with my parents on zoom where we will go over the parent hand book on the rules. In the future, I will make sure to get updated vaccinations and/or written statements from parents who choose not to get vaccinations for their child.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.151(a) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last two health assessments in the file for staff person #1 were dated more than 24 months apart.

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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The file for staff #1 now includes a current health assessment. In the future, I will do a follow up on all staff physicals to make sure they are updated timely.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.151(c)(2) - Mantoux TB Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #4 did not include evidence of a TB screening.

Correction Required: 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.)
The file now includes a current TB screening. In the future, staff must have a TB dated within previous 12 months or they will obtain a new TB before working with children.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3280.192(3) - Health assessment, TB test Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last health assessment in the file for staff person #2 was dated more than 24 months ago.

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include a written report of initial and subsequent health assessments, including the results of initial and subsequent tuberculin skin tests, x-rays or other medical documentation necessary to confirm freedom from communicable tuberculosis.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff person will have their doctor complete the state health assessment. In the future, I will keep a schedule on a special calendar to track paperwork due dates.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.26(c) - Training regarding plan Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was no evidence of training in the facility's emergency plan at initial employment.

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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The file now includes current training in the facility's emergency plan. In the future, the operator will make sure staff are trained in the emergency plan before they start working with the kids.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.66(a) - Locked or inaccessible - in original container Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was a tube of Baby Eczema Therapy Ointment and a tube of Medline ointment in a diaper bag on the floor of the front room, making them accessible to the children in care. Both items included instructions to keep out of the reach of children.

Correction Required: Cleaning materials and other toxic materials shall be stored in an original labeled container or in a container that specifies the content. Toxics shall be kept in a locked area or in an area inaccessible to children, and shall be stored away from food, food preparation areas and child care spaces.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The toxics were immediately removed from the bag and the operator will speak to the parent about leaving toxic items in the bag. In the future, the staff will check all bags when they are brought into the child care.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.123(a)(1) - Amount of fee Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #1 and #2 did not specify the amount of the fee to be charged.

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 agreement will be updated with the missing information. In the future, I will make sure that every 5 months, parents update information completely.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.123(a)(4) - Arrival/departure times Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #2 did not specify the child's arrival and departure times.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the child's arrival and departure times.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The form was immediately updated with the missing information. In the future, the operator will double check the forms before accepting them.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.123(a)(5) - Designated release persons Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #2 did not specify the persons designated by a parent to whom the child may be released.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the persons designated by a parent to whom the child may be released.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The form was immediately updated with the missing information. In the future, the operator will double check the forms before accepting them.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.123(a)(6) - Admission date Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #1, #2, #4 and #5 did not specify the child's date of admission.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the date of the child's admission.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The form was immediately updated with the missing information. In the future, the operator will double check the forms before accepting them.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #2 did not include the policy number for the child's health insurance and the file for child #5 did not include the name pf the child's insurance.

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.)
The form was immediately updated with the missing information. In the future, the operator will double check the forms before accepting them.
2019-03-15 Renewal 3280.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #2, #3 and #4 did not include the complete address of the individuals designated by a parent to whom a child may be released.

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 form was immediately updated with the missing information. In the future, the operator will double check the forms before accepting them.

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