Kelly Ann Finnen Day Care - Blakeslee PA Child Care Center

711 MOUNTAIN RD , BLAKESLEE PA 18610
(570) 350-6008

About the Provider

Description: Kelly Ann Finnen Day Care is a Child Care Center in BLAKESLEE PA, with a maximum capacity of 70 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00152977
  • Capacity: 70
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Spanish
  • Schools Served: Pocono Mountain - Serviced by school bus
  • 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
2019-10-10 Renewal 3270.124(f) - Updated every 6 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact forms on file for children # 1 and # 2 were not updated at least once in a 6 month period. The financial agreements on file for child # 2 were not updated at least once in a 6 month period. The emergency contact forms for child # 1 are dated June 2018 and then again August 2019. The emergency contact forms on file for child # 2 are dated 10/2018 and then again 8/2019. The financial agreements on file for child # 2 are dated 10/2018 and 6/2019.

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 information

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The emergency contact and financial agreements on file for Children # 1 and # 2 are current. The owner will have all parents update files at least once every six months.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3270.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Child # 1 started at the facility on 6/8/18; there is no initial health assessment on file.

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 owner will get the child's most recent physical from the parent and forward it to the regional office. The owner will have the parents provide physical forms at enrollment.
2019-10-10 Renewal 3270.151(a) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff person # 1 started at the facility on 8/26/19; as of 10/10/19, there is no health assessment or TB test results on file.

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 owner will get a physical and TB test from staff person # 1 and forward it to the regional office. In the future staff will provide physicals and TB screenings at the time of hire.
2018-10-25 Renewal 3270.131(a)/3270.182(1) - Within 60 days/Initial and subsequent health reports Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Child # 1 was enrolled on 8/27/2018 and there is no initial health report or immunizations in the file.

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. A child's record shall contain initial and subsequent health reports.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator will contact the parent for a health assessment and immunizations. The child will not be permitted to attend child care until the information is received. Health assessments will be provided by the parent at the time of enrollment.
2018-10-25 Renewal 3270.31(e)(4)(ii) - Fire safety - 1 yr. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff persons # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 had fire safety training on 3/8/2017 and again on 10/10/2018.

Correction Required: Staff persons shall participate, at least annually, in firesafety training conducted by a fire protection professional. Staff persons and volunteers shall receive training in maintenance of smoke detectors, the duties of facility persons during a fire drill and during a fire and the use of the facility's fire extinguishers, not including discharge of the fire suppressant agent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
All staff are trained on fire safety procedures. All staff will have annual fire safety training.
2018-10-25 Renewal 3270.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There is no health insurance name and policy number on file for child # 1.

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 operator will get the missing information from the parent. The operator will get health insurance information at enrollment.
2018-10-25 Renewal 3270.151(a) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff person # 8 started on 2/26/18 and their initial health assessment and TB test was dated 5/1/18. Staff person # 1 does not have a valid health assessment on file; their health assessment is dated 6/3/2016.

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 health assessment on file for staff person # 8 is current. The operator will have staff person # 1 provide a health assessment. All staff will have health assessment every 24 months and prior their start date.
2017-10-19 Renewal 3270.124(b)(2)/3270.124(b)(6) - Physician name, address, phone/Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THERE IS NO PHYSICAIN NAME OR ADDRESS ON FILE FOR CHILD # 1. THERE IS ALSO NO HEALTH INSURANCE NAME OR POLICY NUMBER ON FILE FOR CHILD # 1.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the name, address and telephone number of the child`s physician or source of medical care.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 DIRECTOR WILL OBTAIN THE HEALTH INUSRANCE NAME AND NUMBER AND PHYSICAN NAME AND ADDRESS FOR CHILD # 1. IN THE FUTURE, THE DIRECTOR WILL OBTAIN ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION FROM THE PARENTS AT THE TIME OF ENROLLMENT.
2017-10-19 Renewal 3270.69(b) - 110 F or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE HOT WATER TEMPERATURE IN THE BATHROOMS ACCESSIBLE TO THE CHILDREN WAS 149 DEGREES

Correction Required: Hot water temperature, in areas accessible to children, may not exceed 110 F.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
THE OWNER WILL SPEAK TO THE LANDLORD AND HAVE THE TEMPERATURE ADJSUTED TO BE 110 DEGREES OR LESS. CHILDREN WILL BE CLOSELY SUPERVISED UNTIL THE TEMPERATURE IS ADJSUTED. IN THE FUTURE, THE OWNER WILL ENSURE THAT THE HOT WATER TEMPERATURE ACCESSIBLE TO THE CHILDREN DOES NOT EXEED 110 DEGREES.
2017-10-19 Renewal 3270.123(a)(6) - Admission date Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THERE IS NO ADMISSION DATE ON THE AGREEMENT FOR CHILD # 1.

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

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
THE DIRECTOR WILL WRITE THE ADMSISION DATE ON THE AGREEMENT FOR CHILD # 1. IN THE FUTURE, THE DIRECTOR WILL ENSURE THAT THE START DATE IS WRITTEN ON THE AGREEMENT FORMS FOR ALL ENROLLED CHILDREN.
2017-10-19 Renewal 3270.151(a) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE MOST RECENT HEALTH ASSESSMENT ON FILE FOR FACILITY PERSON # 1 IS DATED 12/1/14. THE MOST RECENT HEALTH ASSESSMENT ON FILE FOR FACILITY PERSON # 2 IS DATED 12/8/14.

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 OWNER WILL OBTAIN CURRENT HEALTH ASSESSMENTS FOR FACILITY PERSON # 1 AND # 2. IN THE FUTURE, THE OWNER WILL OBTAIN HEALTH ASSESSMENTS FROM ALL STAFF A MINIMUM OF ONCE EVERY 24 MONTHS.
2017-10-19 Renewal 3270.182(5) - Consent for administration of minor first-aid required prior to admission Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THERE IS NO SIGNED CONSENT FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF MINOR FIRST AID PROCEDURES FOR CHILD # 1.

Correction Required: A child`s record shall contain signed parental consent for administration of minor first-aid procedures by facility staff. Written consent is required prior to admission.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
THE DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THE PARENT OF CHILD # 1 SIGN FOR CONSENT OF THE ADMISTRATION OF MINOR FIRST AID PROCEDURES. IN THE FUTURE, THE DIRECTOR WILL OBTAIN CONSENT FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF MINOR FIRST AID AT THE TIME OF ENROLLMENT.
2016-11-01 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: STAFF PERSON # 1 STARTED AT FACILITY ON 6/2/16 & DOES NOT HAVE A COPY OF A REQUEST FOR CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD PRIOR TO START DATE; THERE IS NO CRIMINAL RECORD CLEARANCE IN STAFF FILE.

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. Facility Person #-1 may not work in a child care position at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
STAFF PERSON #1 WILL OBTAIN CRIMINAL CLEARANCE. IN THE FUTURE, FACILITY WILL COMPLY WITH ALL PARTS OF CPSL
2016-11-01 Renewal 3270.151(a)/3270.151(c)(2) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter/Mantoux TB Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: STAFF PERSON #2 STARTED AT FACILITY ON 7/12/16 & DID NOT RECEIVE A HEALTH ASSESSMENT UNTIL 10/24/16; STAFF #2 HAS NOT HAD A TB TEST.

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.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.)
STAFF PERSON #2 WILL OBTAIN A TB TEST. IN THE FUTURE, EVERY STAFF PERSON WILL OBTAIN A HEALTH ASSESSMENT & TB TEST PRIOR TO STARTING EMPLOYMENT AT FACILTY.
2016-11-01 Renewal 3270.192(5) - Two written references Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: STAFF PERSON #1 ONLY HAS ONE WRITTEN, NON-FAMILY REFERENCE.

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.)
STAFF PERSON #1 WILL SUBMIT A SECOND WRITTEN, NONFAMILY REFERENCE. IN THE FUTURE, ALL STAFF WILL PROVIDE TWO WRITTEN, NONFAMILY REFERENCES PRIOR TO STARTING EMPLOYMENT AT FACILITY.

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