Margaret Z Reed Family Day Care Home - Pittsburgh PA Family Child Care

Foliage St , PITTSBURGH PA 15221
(412) 242-5483

About the Provider

Description: Margaret Z Reed Family Day Care Home is a Family Child Care in PITTSBURGH 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-00158211
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 5
  • District Office Phone: (412) 261-2273 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.32(a)/3290.192(3) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: Based on conversation with the operator and staff person #1, the staff person does not have a signed disclosure statement or any of the 4 required clearances and was observed with 4 school-age children alone on the 3rd floor.

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.)
Staff person #1 will not care for children after today until they have all 4 clearances and a signed updated disclosure statement. In the future, I will make sure new staff have all clearances and signed disclosure statement before working with children.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.124(e)/3290.181(c) - Updated every 6 months/Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: Two of the last three updates in writing by a parent on the emergency contact form in the file for child #2 were dated approximately 24 months apart.

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.)
The form now includes a current written update by a parent. In the future, have all parents review and sign the emergency contact form every 6 months.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.24(a)(1) - Shelter Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The facility's emergency plan did not include a location for sheltering in place.

Correction Required: The facility shall have an emergency plan that provides for shelter of children during an emergency including shelter in place at the facility and shelter at locations away from the facility premises..

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The shelter in place location was added to the plan. In the future, the shelter in place location will be attached to the emergency plan.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.24(b) - Plan reviewed/updated annually Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: There was no verification of a review of the facility's 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 last review was documented and in the future, I will document the review on the tracking sheet.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.24(c) - Training regarding plan Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: There was no emergency plan training for individual #1, observed watching 4 school-age children alone.

Correction Required: The operator shall assure that each facility person receives training regarding the emergency plan at the time of initial employment, on an annual basis and at the time of each plan update. The operator shall document the date of each training and the names of all facility persons who received the training.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will train the staff person in the plan. In the future, I will train new staff in the plan before they work with children.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.31(f) - Biennial 12 hrs. training Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: There was no evidence of 6 hours of training in the file for staff person #2 during their last full anniversary year, 2/16/19-2/16/20, which was due before the COVID suspension of regulations.

Correction Required: A staff person shall obtain an biennial minimum of 12 clock hours of child care training.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
6 hours were borrowed from 2020 trainings. In the future, I will take 6 hours of training every 12 months or sooner.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.51 - Maximum Number of Children Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: Based on conversation with the operator, 7 of the 8 children in care at the time of the inspection were not related to the provider, as defined by the family child care regulations.

Correction Required: The number of children in care may not exceed six children at any one time who are unrelated to the operator.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will post the child care definition of relative in the main room. In the future, Once there are 6 unrelated children in care, I will not take any more unrelated kids.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.123(a)(1) - Amount of fee Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #1 did not specify the fee 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.)
The form was immediately updated with the fee amount. In the future, I will have parents complete the forms before kids start.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.123(a)(2) - Date fee to be paid Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #1 and #3 did not specify the date on which the fee is to be paid.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the date on which the fee is to be paid.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The forms were updated with the due date. In the future, I will have parents complete the forms before kids start and I will doublecheck the forms immediately.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.123(a)(3) - Services provided Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #2, enrolled since 2018, only included a single child service report.

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.)
The file now includes a current report. In the future, I will complete the child's first report 6 months after they start and then every 6 months.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.123(a)(5) - Designated release persons Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #1 did not specify the release persons.

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.)
The form was updated with the missing information. In the future, I will have parents complete the forms before kids start and I will doublecheck the forms immediately.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.123(a)(6) - Admission date Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The agreement form in the file for child #3 did not specify the child's date of admission

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

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The agreement was updated with the child's date of admission. In the future, I will have parents complete the forms before kids start and I will doublecheck the forms immediately.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.124(b)(2) - Physician name, address, phone Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #3 did not include the doctor's address.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the name, address and telephone number of the child's physician or source of medical care.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The form was updated with the doctor's address. In the future, I will have parents complete the forms before kids start and I will doublecheck the forms immediately.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #1 and #3 did not include the name of the child's health insurance.

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 form was updated with the child's health insurance name. In the future, I will have parents complete the forms before kids start and I will doublecheck the forms immediately.
2020-11-13 Renewal 3290.131(a) - Within 60 days Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The initial health report in the file for child #1, enrolled after 3/6/20, was not dated within their first 90 days of attendance as required by the COVID suspension of regulations. There was no health report on file for child #3, enrolled after 3/6/20 and who has attended the facility for more than 90 days, as required by the COVID suspension of regulations.

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 file for child #1 now includes a current health report. Child #3 got an update physical. In the future, will get child physicals within 60 days

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