Michelle Forti Group Daycare - Mount Carmel PA Family Child Care

511 E 5th St , MOUNT CARMEL PA 17851
(570) 933-1732

About the Provider

Description: Michelle Forti Group Daycare is a Family Child Care in MOUNT CARMEL PA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00163808
  • Capacity: 12
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 8
  • District Office Phone: (814) 231-1352 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

Location Map

Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-08-07 Unannounced Monitoring 3280.2 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On the date of the inspection, it was observed that there was not an interconnected smoke detector at the facility. This condition poses a threat to the safety of children.

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.)
I bought wireless interconnected smoke alarms and installed them. Going forward I will test them and change batteries whenever the clocks change.
2020-07-20 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the file for Staff #1 and Staff #2 did not contain NSOR verification or mandated reporter training as required under the CPSL.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). LACKING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Facility Person #1 and #2 may not work in a child care position at the facility. 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 and #2 may not work in a child care position at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
If I bring on any new staff members, I will have them fill out a National Sex offenders Registry application. I will make sure that all staff will have the PA mandated Reporter training done every 5 years.
2020-07-20 Renewal 3280.124(b)(4)/3280.182(3) - Written consent/Consent for emergency medical care required prior to admission Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the emergency contact for Child #1 and Child #2 did not include signed parental consent for emergency medical care for the child.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the written consent signed by a parent for emergency medical care. A child's record must contain signed parental consent for emergency medical care for the child. Written consent is required prior to admission.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Had parents sign papers that day. I will make sure that all papers are signed where they should be signed before putting them in folder
2020-07-20 Renewal 3280.2 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, it was observed that a smoke alarm was not present at all in the basement.

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.)
I put a smoke alarm in the basement. Will keep smoke alarm on all floors.
2020-07-20 Renewal 3280.182(5) - Consent for administration of minor first-aid required prior to admission Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the emergency contact for Child #1 and Child #2 did not include signed parental consent for administration of minor first-aid procedures by facility staff.

Correction Required: A child's record must 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.)
Had parents sign papers that day. I will make sure that all papers are signed where they should be signed before putting them in folder
2019-07-03 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the inspection, the file for Staff #1 and Staff #2 did not contain a copy of the disclosure statement required under the CPSL. The file for Staff #2 and Staff #3 contained completed volunteer criminal history record but did not contain a copy of an employment clearance under the CPSL.

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.)
Made corrections and I will continue to keep files up to date.
2019-07-03 Renewal 3280.74 - Emergency Numbers Posted Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the inspection, the telephone number of the nearest hospital, police department, fire department, ambulance and poison control center was not posted by the telephone in the facility.

Correction Required: The telephone number of the nearest hospital, police department, fire department, ambulance and poison control center shall be posted by each telephone in the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Made corrections and will keep numbers posted at all times.
2019-07-03 Renewal 3280.111(b) - Posted in area used by parents Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the inspection, a written plan of activities was not posited in a traffic area used by parents.

Correction Required: The written plan of daily activities and routines shall be posted in a traffic area used by parents.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Made corrections and will keep it posted at all times.
2019-07-03 Renewal 3280.131(e) - ACIP recommended immunization record Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the inspection, the immunization record for Child #1 and Child #2 did not include all required Rotavirus and/or Hepatitis A vaccines. .

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.)
Called doctor, got them to send a note saying both kids are up to date with all shots and will look at the physicals better.

If you are a provider and you believe any information is incorrect, please contact us. We will research your concern and make corrections accordingly.

Reviews

Be the first to review this childcare provider. Write a review about Michelle Forti Group Daycare. Let other families know what’s great, or what could be improved. Please read our brief review guidelines to make your review as helpful as possible.

Review Policy:
ChildcareCenter.us does not actively screen or monitor user reviews, nor do we verify or edit content. Reviews reflect only the opinion of the writer. We ask that users follow our review guidelines. If you see a review that does not reflect these guidelines, you can email us. We will assess the review and decide the appropriate next step. Please note – we will not remove a review simply because it is negative. Providers are welcome to respond to parental reviews, however we ask that they identify themselves as the provider.

Nearby Providers

Sandra Savage Group Day Care Home Sunbury, PA | (570) 259-0634 | 20.9 miles away
Tiny Tender Years Daycare Sunbury, PA | (570) 286-9885 | 20 miles away
Rosann Hall Family Day Care Elysburg, PA | (570) 672-9034 | 8.3 miles away
Jenifer M Abraham Family Child Care Home Milton, PA | (570) 522-0659 | 25.5 miles away
Andrea C Aurand Coal Township, PA | (570) 648-5814 | 8.7 miles away
Nancy Rodmans Group Day Care Coal Township, PA | (570) 259-1496 | 8.6 miles away
Melinda Tharp Group Day Care Home Coal Township, PA | (570) 648-7535 | 8.9 miles away
Gloria Snyder Group Day Care Home Shamokin, PA | (570) 644-0309 | 8.1 miles away
Deborah Mcannaney Group Day Care Home Shamokin, PA | (570) 648-3311 | 8.1 miles away
Kelly L Ebersoles Group Day Care Home Shamokin, PA | (570) 648-5136 | 8.2 miles away
Jenny Baney Family Home Childcare Sunbury, PA | (570) 286-4062 | 20.8 miles away
Lisa L Rebuck Sunbury, PA | (570) 286-4127 | 18.6 miles away
Jill Bahner Family Daycare Northumberland, PA | (570) 452-1485 | 21.6 miles away
Wee Kender Child Care Northumberland, PA | (570) 412-5703 | 22.2 miles away