Jean Eckenrode Family Child Care Home - Cresson PA Family Child Care

Red Oak Ln , CRESSON PA 16630
(814) 886-8471

About the Provider

Description: Jean Eckenrode Family Child Care Home is a Family Child Care in CRESSON 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-00161878
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 22, 2021
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 6
  • District Office Phone: (814) 623-9129 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-06-22 Renewal 3290.32(a)/3290.192(3) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Household Member #1 lacked documentation of application for the National Sex Offender Registry Certificate prior to submission of the renewal application.

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.)
Household Member #1 sent in for National Sex Offender Registry Certificate. Got form back with wrong information on it. Right now it is in the process of working on the right information on the form. Received email on 6/30/20 saying the form will be sent back within 14 days with right information. I will make sure staff and household members have clearances and National Sex Offender Registry Certificate when needed.
2020-06-22 Renewal 3290.131(d)(5)/3290.131(e)(1) - Immunization record/Parent written verification from Doctor. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file of Child #3, a 22 month old, lacked DTAP/DTP/TD immunizations in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP. The file of Child #3 contained documentation of 3 DTAP/DTP/TD immunizations.

Correction Required: A health report shall include a review of the child's immunized status according to recommendations of the ACIP.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.)
Child did have 4th DTAP/DTP/TD immunization. I received the updated shot record which is now in the file. I will review the shot records to make sure they are up to date.
2020-06-22 Renewal 3290.76(b) - Ammunition locked and separate Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed ammunition in a locked container which was not separate from weapons and firearms in a facility located in a residence.

Correction Required: If the facility is located in a residence, ammunition shall be contained in a locked area separate from weapons and firearms.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Guns and weapons were placed in a separate locked container from the ammunition and they were placed in separate locations where they will remain.
2020-06-22 Renewal 3290.123(a)(5) - Designated release persons Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files of Children #2 and #3 lacked the persons designated by a parent to whom the child may be released on the agreement.

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.)
Parents of Children #2 and #3 added the release persons to the agreement. I will review the forms to make sure information is not missing.
2020-06-22 Renewal 3290.124(b)(3) - Parent home/work address, phone Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file of Child #1 lacked the complete work address of the enrolling parent on the emergency contact form.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the home and work addresses and telephone numbers of the enrolling parent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Parent put address on emergency contact form. I will review the forms to make sure information is not missing.
2019-05-13 Renewal 3290.18 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed 2 pairing knives in the dish drainer on the kitchen countertop which were accessible to children in care.

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.)
After pairing knives are washed, dry them immediately and place them away in locked drawer.
2019-05-13 Renewal 3290.32(a) - Comply with CPSL Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file of Household Member #1 lacked a valid State Police Clearance. The file of Household Member #1 contained a "record check request" for the State Police Clearance.

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.)
Household Member #1 original State Police Clearance certificate is placed in family file and will stay in folder.
2019-05-13 Renewal 3290.64(b) - Toxic use- no contamination Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed a Glade Automatic Spray Holder containing spray on the bathroom counter which was accessible to children in care.

Correction Required: Cleaning materials and other toxic materials shall be used in a way that does not contaminate play surfaces, food, food preparation areas and does not constitute a hazard to the children.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Glade Automatic Spray Holder was put out of reach up on high cabinet out of children's reach and will remain there.
2019-05-13 Renewal 3290.131(e)(1) - Parent written verification from Doctor. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The files of Children #2 and #5 lacked a current influenza immunization 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.)
Child #2 has a paper from her mother stating that she refused influenza shot for personal reasons. Child #5 has a paper from his mother stating that she refused influenza shot for personal reasons. Children will have flu shots or a parent will give me a statement for personal or religious reasons.
2018-05-08 Renewal 3290.18 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed electrical cords between the television and toys which were not secured creating a potential strangulation hazard. Observed a razor in the bathroom shower which was accessible to children in care. Observed a steak knife in the drawer to the right of the kitchen oven which was accessible to children in care. Observed screwdrivers in the drawer to the right of the refrigerator which were accessible to children in care. Observed knives on the kitchen counter which were accessible to children in care.

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.)
Electrical cord is fastened together using ties. Razor is removed from shower every morning. Knife is secured by lock on drawer. Screw driver is locked in drawer. Make sure locks are secured every morning. Knife set is put up out of reach of children on higher shelf where it will remain.
2018-05-08 Renewal 3290.64(a) - Locked or inaccessible - in original container Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed white out in the cabinet drawer under the kitchen window which was accessible to children in care.

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.)
Placed lock on cabinet drawer and will be kept locked. Check every morning before children attend, making sure it is locked.
2018-05-08 Renewal 3290.73(c) - Has all items Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The first-aid kit lacked the following items: soap and disposable, nonporous gloves.

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.)
Added soap and disposable gloves. If used item in first-aid bag always replace the item being used.
2018-05-08 Renewal 3290.74(a) - Requirements Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed cracked bases on the deck posts in the outdoor play space.

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.)
Cracked bases were removed from bottom of post on the deck. And will remain off. Will not be replaced. Will go over physical site every month to make sure it is safe.
2018-05-08 Renewal 3290.75(a) - No peeling paint or plaster Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed peeling paint on the Little Tykes climber.

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.)
Little Tykes climber was removed from residence. No longer have it. Will go over toys every month to make sure they are safe.
2018-05-08 Renewal 3290.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed a Little Tykes red and yellow cozy coupe with a missing gas cap creating rough edges and pinch points in the outdoor play space. Observed a Little Tykes blue and white cozy coupe with a cracked gas cap creating rough edges in the outdoor play space. Observed a Little Tykes red and yellow cozy coupe with a cracked gas cap creating rough edges in the outdoor play space.

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.)
All gas caps were moved that was cracked. And placed tape over hole on the cars. Always make sure your toys are safe so child can't get hurt.

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