Janine M Emerick Family Child Care Home - Ridgway PA Family Child Care

Front St , RIDGWAY PA 15853
(814) 772-0515

About the Provider

Description: Janine M Emerick Family Child Care Home is a Family Child Care in RIDGWAY 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-00166366
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 2
  • District Office Phone: (814) 765-1546 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-10-05 Renewal 3290.131(e) - Immunization record Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the file for child #2, who has been in attendance for more than 60 days, did not contain written verification the child was administered immunizations in accordance with the recommendations of the ACIP.

Correction Required: The facility may not accept or retain an infant 2 months of age or older, a toddler or a preschool child at the facility for more than 60 days following the first day of attendance at the facility unless the parent provides written verification from a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of the dates (month, day and year) the child was administered immunizations in accordance with the recommendations of the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Written verification of child #2 administered immunizations will be obtained and added to the child file where it will be maintained.
2020-10-05 Renewal 3290.131(e)(1) - Parent written verification from Doctor. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the file for child #1 did not contain updated written verification from a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of ongoing vaccines administered to a infant, toddler, or preschool child in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.

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 ongoing vaccinations in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP for child file #1 will be obtained unless the parent has written an exemption from the vaccine. Future immunization records will be reviewed in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.
2020-10-05 Renewal 3290.24(b) - Plan reviewed/updated annually Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed on 10/5/20, the facility did not have documentation of the annual review of the emergency plan.

Correction Required: The operator shall review the emergency plan at least annually and update the plan as needed. The operator shall document in writing each review and update of the emergency plan.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The emergency plan was reviewed and documentation of the annual review was placed with the emergency plan. In the future the plan will be reviewed at least annually.
2020-10-05 Renewal 3290.32(a) - Comply with CPSL Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 10/8/20, observed staff file #1 contained a CPSL required mandated reporter training which was conducted more than 60 months after the previous valid mandated reporter training. Observed an updated criminal background clearance and child abuse clearance which were dated more than 60 months after the previous valid clearances. Observed the CPSL required NSOR verification letter, which was to be obtained prior to 7/1/20, but was obtained after 7/1/20.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). Staff #1 has all currently required updated clearances at this time.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). Staff #1 has all currently required updated clearances at this time and will update them as required in the future.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed a school bus push toy which was missing a wheel.

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.)
Toy was removed and thrown away on the day of inspection. New toy was ordered to replace the favorite toy.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.117(c) - Vet's certificate required Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed one dog at the facility did not have a current rabies certificate.

Correction Required: A veterinarian's certificate of current rabies immunization is required for a cat or dog at the facility. The certificate shall be on file when the cat or dog is present.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Dog has been taken to receive the rabies shot. It is valid for 1 year and will be updated as needed.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #3 did not contain the health 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.)
Health insurance number was provided by the parent and placed on the emergency contact form. Health insurance information will be obtained at admission.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed emergency contact information for child #1 did not contain the address of individual designated by the parent to whom the 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.)
Parent filled in missing address for the individual designated by the parent for permission to pick up. Addresses of release person to be obtained at admission.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the initial health assessment for child #3 was dated more than 60 days after the first day of attendance at the facility.

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.)
Child #3 has a valid health assessment. Will make sure health reports are obtained as required by regulation.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.131(b)(1) - Updated infant health report: every 6 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the updated health assessment for child #2 was dated more than 6 months after the previous valid health assessment.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent to provide an updated health report at least every 6 months for an infant or young toddler

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Child #2 has a current valid health assessment. In the future health assessments will be obtained every 6 months.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.18 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed a box fan in the child care space had a piece of its protective cover damaged which could allow a child to be injured.

Correction Required: Conditions at the facility may not pose a threat to the health or safety of the children.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Box fan is removed and thrown away. Fans will be checked in the future to make sure they are safe.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.22(a) - Availability Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the facility did not have the current certificate of compliance posted in a conspicuous location used by parents.

Correction Required: The facility's current certificate of registration and a copy of the applicable regulations under which the facility is certified shall be posted in a conspicuous location used by parents, with instructions for contacting the appropriate regional day care office posted at the same location

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Printed out the new certificate from the computer and hung on the wall where it will remain.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3290.63 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed an electrical outlet which did not have a protective cover, by the bathroom used by children.

Correction Required: Protective receptacle covers shall be placed in electrical outlets accessible to children 5 years of age or younger.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Protective cover was placed in the electrical outlet where it will remain.
2018-10-04 Renewal 3290.103 - Small Toys and Objects Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed plastic bags accessible to toddlers in a container on a low shelf in the bathroom used by children.

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.)
Placed bags used for trash can for diaper disposal on a higher hook out of the reach of children.
2018-10-04 Renewal 3290.123(b) - Parent receives original Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #1, 2, and 3 contained original agreements.

Correction Required: A parent shall receive the original agreement. The facility shall retain a copy of the agreement.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Made copies for my site files for each child, gave originals to parents for child #1, 2, and 3. Parents will be given the original agreement at admission.

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