Karen Furler - Kunkletown PA Family Child Care

BOLLINGER RD , KUNKLETOWN PA 18058
(484) 547-8279

About the Provider

Description: Karen Furler is a Family Child Care in KUNKLETOWN 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-00154604
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 12
  • District Office Phone: (570) 468-8144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2019-11-14 Renewal 3290.131(b)(2) - Updated toddler/preschool health report: every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal Inspection on 11/14/2019, the most recent health report on file for Child #1 was dated 10/26/2018.

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.)
The parent will provide an updated health report by the end of next week. In the future, an updated health report will be obtained at least every 12 months for all enrolled older toddlers and preschool children.
2017-11-09 Renewal 3290.131(b)(2)/3290.131(d)(5) - Updated toddler/preschool health report: every 12 months/Immunization record Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The most recent health report on file for Child #1, age 4 is dated 3/24/2016. The most recent health report on file for Child #2, age 3 is dated 10/27/2016. The file for Child #1 does not include a review of the child's immunized status according to recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

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. A health report shall include a review of the child's immunized status according to recommendations of the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Updated health reports will be obtained for Child #1 and Child #2. A review of the child's immunized status will be obtained for Child #1. In the future, updated health reports will be obtained at least every 12 months for all enrolled older toddlers and preschool children. All health reports will include a review of the child's immunized status according to recommendations of the ACIP.
2017-01-19 Renewal 3290.124(e)/3290.181(c) - Updated every 6 months/Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Child files 1-5 were current for this inspection but were not updated every 6 month period.

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.)
Provider will ensure in the future that agreement and emergency contact forms are reviewed at least every 6 month period and the these forms including written documentation of that review will be maintained in the children's files at all times.
2017-01-19 Renewal 3290.131(b)(2)/3290.182(1) - Updated toddler/preschool health report: every 12 months/Initial and subsequent health assessments Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Child file 5 has not had a updated health report or immunization record in the file since 5/13/15.

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.A child`s record must contain initial and subsequent health reports.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will request from the parent an updated health report and immunization record on the listed child. Provider will keep a copy of this documentation in the child's file at all times. In the future, the provider will update all enrolled children's health reports and immunizations as appropriate to their age and will keep all health reports and immunizations in the children's files at all times.
2017-01-19 Renewal 3290.131(d)(1)/3290.131(d)(5) - Child's health history/Immunization record Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Child file 5 has not had a updated health report or immunization record in the file since 5/13/15.

Correction Required: A health report shall include a review of the child`s health history.A health report shall include a review of the child`s immunized status according to recommendations of the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will request from the parent an updated health report and immunization record on the listed child. Provider will keep a copy of this documentation in the child's file at all times. In the future, the provider will update all enrolled children's health reports and immunizations as appropriate to their age and will keep all health reports and immunizations in the children's files at all times.
2016-01-27 Random Sample 3290.24(a) - Emergency plan Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The facility did not have an Emergency Plan.

Correction Required: The facility shall have an emergency plan.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will write up an emergency plan and submit plan to the Emergency Management Agency of Monroe County. Provider will review plan every year, any updates will be sumitted to EMA.
2016-01-27 Random Sample 3290.63 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Electrical outlet under the computer desk did not have a protective cover.

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.)
Provider placed a protective cover over the outlet. Provider will complete regular checks to ensure all outlets are covered.
2016-01-27 Random Sample 3290.117(c) - Vet's certificate required Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Family cat named Tigger does not have an updated rabies immunization, last one was dated 2008. Family dog named Kassie does not an updated rabies immunization, last one dated 2013.

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.)
Provider will make a Vet. appointment for both pets and have their shots updated. Provider will ensure that all family pets are up to date on their shots and complete records are kept.
2016-01-27 Random Sample 3290.123(a) - Signed Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Fee Agreement for Child # 1 was not signed by a parent.

Correction Required: An agreement shall be signed by the operator and the parent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will have Fee Agreement signed by parent. Provider will ensure that all children's files are complete and up to date.
2016-01-27 Random Sample 3290.123(a)(3) - Services provided Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Files for Children # 2 and # 3 did not contain Child Service Reports.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the services to be provided to the family and the child, including the Department's approved form to provide information to the family about the child's growth and development in the context of the services being provided. the operator shall complete and update the form and provide a copy to the family in accordance with the updates regarding emergency contact information at 3290.124(e).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Provider will complete Child Service Reports for Cjildren # 2 and # 3. Provider will ensure that the Child Service Reports are updated every 6-months.

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