Handled With Care Childcare Facility Llc - Erie PA Child Care Center

925 STATE ST , ERIE PA 16501
(814) 453-7777

About the Provider

Description:

HANDLED WITH CARE IS A LICENCED CHILDCARE FACILITY PROVIDING QUALITY CARE, QUALIFIED STAFF AND A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN FACILITY WHICH IS VERY IMPORTANT TO PARENTS. WE ALSO PRIDE OURSELVES IN PROVIDING A LOVING COMFORTABLE, NURTURING STYLE OF CARE FOR OUR CHILDREN.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00159834
  • Capacity: 128
  • Age Range: 6 weeks to 12 years of age
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations PARTICIPATING KEYSTONE STARS PROGRAM
  • Rate Range Based on age
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Spanish
  • Type of Care: Before and After School, Drop-in Care, Emergency Care, Full-Time
  • Transportation: Emergency Only, Field Trips, To/From School
  • Schools Served: Erie City - Pick-Up service to/from school
  • 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
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Staff #1 and #2 both with start dates after September 30, 2019 contained copies of applying for the NSOR clearance after their start dates, therefor these are not valid provisional hires and must be removed until the clearances come back. The file for Staff #1 contained a disclosure statement that was lacking a witness signature.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). LACKING REQUIRED HIRING DOCUMENTS: Facility Person #1 and #2 -- may not work in a child care position at the facility.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. Facility Person #1 and #2--- may not work in a child care position at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In correction to Chapter 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) Staff were removed from working at the facility. Staff will return to work once we have obtained the NSOR clearance. In the future all staff will have NSOR clearance with in the 45 day provisional hire period. All staff will be removed from work if any documents are not turned in within the allotted time frame. ALL staff will comply with CPSL and DHS laws.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.124(f)/3270.181(c) - Updated every 6 months/Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Child #1 was lacking a 6 month signed review of the child's emergency contact and fee agreement.

Correction Required: The parent shall update in writing emergency contact information once in a 6-month period or as soon as there is a change in the informationA parent is required to review and update the emergency contact information and the financial agreement at least once in a 6-month period or as soon as there is a change in the information.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
To correct violation Chapter 3270.124(f)/3270.181(c) parent reviewed and signed off on the emergency contact and agreement. in the future all children will have their file reviewed by parent of guardian up to but no later than a 6 month period.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.75(c) - Has all items Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The First Aid kit in the Zebra Classroom was lacking soap.

Correction Required: A first-aid kit must contain the following: soap, an assortment of adhesive bandages, sterile gauze pads, tweezers, tape, scissors and disposable, nonporous gloves.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In correction to violation Chapter 3270.75(c) soap was placed in the first aid kit. In the future all first aid kits will contain all the required contents. this will be checked daily to ensure there are not materials missing.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.103 - Small Toys and Objects Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the Zebra Room, foam blocks with bite marks were observed.

Correction Required: Toys and objects with a diameter of less than 1 inch, objects with removable parts that have a diameter of less than 1 inch, plastic bags and styrofoam objects may not be accessible to children who are still placing objects in their mouths.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In correction to Chapter 3270.103 violation, all foam blocks were removed from the classroom . in the future if any child in the pre k classroom is observed placing an object that can be a choking hazard in their mouth that object will be removed.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.116 - School-Age Children Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The daily activity schedule for the School Age Room was lacking designated homework time.

Correction Required: When a facility serves a school-age child, homework supervision shall be provided in accordance with arrangements determined by the parent and the operator.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In correction to Chapter 3270.116 violation the designated time that stated "worksheets" displayed on the schedule was changed to Homework. In future all school age schedules will reflect the time designated for homework.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.131(e)(1) - Exemption documentation from parent/guardian Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Child #2 contained an immunization record that was lacking the annual flu immunization.

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.)
To correct Code Chapter 3270.131(e)(1) parent submitted a written verification stating that her child does not receive the flu immunization. In the future all children will receive the flu immunization and have it document in their file. Any family that does not have children immunized against the flu will have written verification documented in their file. All children will have a copy of the immunization or waiver in file.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.133(1) - Original container Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the Stars Room there was a breathing treatment bag that contained medication that was not in the original package to know what it was in the vials.

Correction Required: A prescription or nonprescription medication may be accepted only in an original container. The medication shall remain in the container in which it was received.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
To correct Code Chapter 3270.133(1) The albuteral was removed from the classroom. Parent was contacted and medication policy was reviewed. In the future all prescribed medication will be stored in its original contain with dosage and prescription . No medication will be accepted without the original container, prescription, and medication log.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.133(2) - Written instructions Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In the Zebra room there was prescription Triamcinolone that did not have a prescription label or written instructions from the prescriber.

Correction Required: A staff person shall administer a prescription medication only if written instructions are provided from the individual who prescribed the medicine. Instructions for administration contained on a prescription label are acceptable.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
TO correct the violation 55 PA Code Chapter 3270.133(2) The prescription cream was removed from the classroom. The parent was contacted in regards to the policy for administration of prescriptions. In the future any and all medication / ointments that need administer must have a prescription with instructions from the doctor as well as a completed medication log completed by the parents.
2020-02-19 Renewal 3270.192(5) - Two written references Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Staff #3 was lacking 1 non family reference letter.

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include two written, nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
To correct the violation of staff not having a 2 letters of reference, staff was required to turn in a second letter prior to the start of her next shift. In the future all staff will have 2 letters of reference prior to the start of employment. There is a staff file checklist that will be completed to ensure staff have ALL required paperwork prior to the start of employment
2019-02-12 Renewal 3270.123(b)/3270.182(8) - Parent receives original/Copy of initial and subsequent agreements. Parent receives original. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Child #1 and #2 contained original fee agreements, the parents are to get the original and a copy is to be put in the child's file.

Correction Required: A parent shall receive the original agreement. The facility shall retain a copy of the agreement.A child's record shall 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.)
In correction of violation 3270.123(b)/3270.182(8) the parent of child #1 and #2 were given the original fee agreement and a copy was placed in the child's file. In the future at enrollment a fee agreement will be completed at the time of enrollment and the original will be given to the parent and a copy will remain in the child's file.
2019-02-12 Renewal 3270.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Staff #1 was lacking 4 of the 6 annual clock hours of child care training. The file for Staff #3 was lacking 2 of the 6 annual clock hours of child care training.

Correction Required: A staff person shall obtain an annual minimum of 6 clock hours of child care training.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In correction of violation 3270.3(e) staff #3 completed the required amount of annual training hours required. In the future all staff will maintain a minimum of the required clock hours at all times. They will continue to complete training prior to the annual date of completion for the previous hours of training.
2019-02-12 Renewal 3270.32(a) - Comply with CPSL Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Staff #2 contained an Pennsylvania Department of Education FBI clearance. The requirement is that all FBI clearances have to be through the Department of Human Services. The file for Staff #3 showed more than 60 months between their two Child Abuse Clearances and two FBI clearances.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In correction of violation to 3270.32(a) staff #2 applied for a new FBI clearance through the Department of Human Services. in the future all staff will obtain FBI clearance through the DHS database only.
2019-02-12 Renewal 3270.37(b)(3) - 8th grade + 2 yrs Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Staff #4 was lacking transcripts showing completion of the 8th grade.

Correction Required: An aide shall have a minimum of an 8th grade education and 2 years of experience with children.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
In violation of 3270.37(b)(3) we have obtained of copy of high school transcripts for staff # 4 on file. in the Future all staff that are Aides or have not obtained a H.s Diploma or G.E.D will show proof of their education through a transcript with a minimal completion of 8th grade and 2 years experience with children.
2019-02-12 Renewal 3270.123(a)(1) - Amount of fee Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Child #1 contained a fee agreement that was lacking the amount 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.)
To correction violation 3270.123 (a)(1) the fee amount was completed on the fee agreement. The original was given to the parent and a copy was placed in the child's file. In the future all children will have a completed fee amount on the fee agreement page upon enrollment and the original will be given to the parent prior the child's start date at the facility.
2019-02-12 Renewal 3270.131(b)(2) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for Child #2 contained two Health Assessments that were more than 12 months apart.

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.)
Child #2 has received a current health assessment to correct the violation. In the future all children will maintain a health assessment within the required time frame for their age group. No child will be in attendance at the facility with out an up to date health assessment.

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