New Hanover Child Care - Zieglerville PA Child Care Center

3342 Big Rd , ZIEGLERVILLE PA 19492
(610) 754-9204

About the Provider

Description: New Hanover Child Care believes every child is unique. The center strives to fulfill the physical, intellectual and emotional needs of the individual child. Experience and trained staff provide early childhood education, developmentally appropriate activities and a kindergarten readiness program. NHCC creates a safe and nurturing environment. Your child is a priority... we are family.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00162020
  • Capacity: 76
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Keystone STARS, PACCA, NAEYC
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Schools Served: Boyertown Area - Serviced by school bus
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 17
  • District Office Phone: (610) 278-3707 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2019-03-14 Renewal 3270.76/3270.102(a) - Building Surfaces/Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 3/14/2019 the following was observed on the large outdoor playground: 1.The fence has areas of damage, exposed wire, and damaged and rusty top sections. 2. Exposed bolts were observed on the fencing. 3. Exposed cement mounting with rough edges was observed on several fence posts. 4. The metal spikes used to hold the plastic barrier in place were sticking up above the barrier several inches.

Correction Required: Floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces, including the facility's outdoor play space surfaces shall be kept clean, in good repair and free from visible hazards.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.)
Damaged fence areas will be replaced where there was exposed wires and rust. Exposed bolts will be covered. Spikes on the playground perimeter will be made flush. In the future all fence areas, playground equipment and perimeters will be inspected each time the playground is in use.
2019-03-14 Renewal 3270.104(a) - Clean, good repair, proper size Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 3/14/2019 a shelf with a narrow base and tipping hazard was observed in the lower level preschool classroom.

Correction Required: Furniture must be durable, safe, easily cleaned and appropriate for the child's size, age and special needs.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The shelf in the preschool room will be mounted to the wall. In the future, any new furniture that could be of hazard will be mounted as well as continuing to monitor current furniture to ensure it is always durable and safe.
2018-03-16 Renewal 3270.133(1)/3270.133(2) - Original container/Written instructions Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: CHILD 1 AND 2 DID NOT HAVE PERSCRIPTION MEDICINES THAT WAS NOT IN THE ORIGINAL CONTAINER, NOR DID IT HAVE THE PRESCRIPTION LABEL ON IT.

Correction Required: A prescription or nonprescription medication may be accepted only in an original container. The medication shall remain in the container in which it was received. A staff person shall administer a prescription medication only if written instructions are provided from the individual who prescribed the medicine. Instructions for administration contained on a prescription label are acceptable.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Child 1 and 2 parents have been notified that they need to provide and keep prescription labels on the original medicine containers here at NHCC. Teachers will always require prescription labels and original containers when accepting children's medicines.
2018-03-16 Renewal 3270.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: STAFF 1 AND 2 ONLY HAD PROOF OF 4 HOURS OF TRAINING IN THEIR FILE, 2 HOURS SHORT OF THE REQUIRED 6 HOURS OF TRAINING.

Correction Required: A staff person shall obtain an annual minimum of 6 clock hours of child care training.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff 1 and 2 will complete 2 more hours of training each to accomplish the required 6 hours of training. Director will always ensure staff have the required 6 hours of annual training.
2018-03-16 Renewal 3270.76 - Building Surfaces Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE PRESCHOOL ROOM CEILING HAD DAMAGED CEILING TILES.

Correction Required: Floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces, including the facility's outdoor play space surfaces shall be kept clean, in good repair and free from visible hazards.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Preschool room ceiling tiles that were damaged will be replaced with new ceiling tiles. Visual inspection of floors, walls, ceilings will be done on a regular basis to ensure all areas are in good repair at all times.
2017-06-15 Complaints- Legal Location 3270.52 - Mixed Age Level Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE INFANT ROOM WAS OUT OF RATIO AT 7:30 AM WHEN CR SHOWED UP - 1 STAFF WITH 7 CHILDREN (3 UNDER THE AGE OF 1 YEARS OLD) AND AGAIN AT 7:45 - 2 STAFF WITH 10 CHILDREN (4 CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 1).

Correction Required: When children are grouped in mixed age levels, the age of the youngest child in the group determines the staff:child ratio and maximum group size in accordance with the requirements in 3270.51 (relating to similar age level).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
NHCC's immediate plan of action: Additional staff was added in the morning to ensure ratios are met in all rooms. Ensuring future ratios are met at all times: The center will always maintain the appropriate amount of staff to comply with ratios.
2017-04-03 Renewal 3270.133(1)/3270.133(3) - Original container/Name on bottle Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE MEDICATION FOR CHILD #1 WAS NEITHER IN THE ORIGINAL BOX NOR HAVE A PHARMACY LABEL ON IT.

Correction Required: A prescription or nonprescription medication may be accepted only in an original container. The medication shall remain in the container in which it was received. The label of a medication container shall identify the name of the medication and the name of the child for whom the medication is intended.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Parent will provide a corrected label for child #1's medication from the doctor/pharmacy. The medication will be in the proper box with the proper label which includes the child's name. Moving forward, all staff now know to only accept medication with its proper packaging and labels.
2017-04-03 Renewal 3270.151(c)(2)/3270.192(3) - Mantoux TB/Health assessment, TB test Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: STAFF # 1 AND 2 DID NOT HAVE PROOF OF THE TB TEST (START DATES: STAFF #1 - 1/3/2017 AND STAFF #2 11/7/2016)

Correction Required: 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 .A facility person`s record shall include a written report of initial and subsequent health assessments, including the results of initial and subsequent tuberculin skin tests, x-rays or other medical documentation necessary to confirm freedom from communicable tuberculosis.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #1 and Staff #2 will provide either an updated Staff Health Assessment or documentation from their doctor in regards to the date the TB test was given as well as the date the TB test was read. In the future, NHCC will modify the form to highlight that two dates are needed to be recorded on the health form. Director/Manager will only accept this form with both dates.
2017-04-03 Renewal 3270.77(a) - No peeling paint or plaster Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE WALL BY THE SINKS IN THE BASEMENT ROOM (PRESCHOOL ROOM) HAD PEELING PAINT AT TIME OF INSPECTION.

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.)
A new wall will be put into place, which is made up of all plastic and can weather moisture from the sinks. (Old wall had a wood backing which absorbed moisture). Director, Manager and Teachers will visually inspect wall on a regular basis.
2017-04-03 Renewal 3270.82(g) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: THE RIGHT SIDE SINK IN THE BASEMENT ROOM (PRESCHOOL ROOM) WAS PULLING AWAY FROM THE WALL AND NOT PROPERLY ATTACHED.

Correction Required: Toilet areas and fixtures shall be cleaned daily and be in good repair.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The right sink will be reinforced to the wall. To make sure both sinks do not pull away from children leaning or pushing down on the sinks, we will also install sink legs. Director, Manager and teachers will monitor sinks on a regular basis.
2017-04-03 Renewal 3270.192(2)(ii) - Exp, educ., training prior to facility Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: STAFF #1 DID NOT HAVE PROOF OF EDUCATION AND STAFF #1 AND 3 DID NOT HAVE PROOF OF EXPERIENCE IN THEIR FILES.

Correction Required: A facility person`s record shall include verification of child care experience, education and training prior to service at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #1 is currently in her senior year of high school. She will provide her diploma upon graduation. She has provided a reference letter which states her enrollment in the high schools Early Childhood Education Program and the High Schools Day Care Center. Staff #1 does not come to NHCC with any prior daycare experience. Staff #3 will provide and document her previous babysitting experience. She does not come to NHCC with any prior daycare experience. Upon hire, NHCC will be sure to have documentation of each staff persons education and documented prior experience, both previous official day care experience as well as documented babysitting/training experience.
2016-05-03 Renewal 3270.77(a) - No peeling paint or plaster Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 5/3/16, peeling paint was observed on the wall in the young toddlers room.

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.)
NHCC will assure that all walls will be painted to eliminate peeling paint. NHCC will also assure that no peeling paint will exist in the child care facility by monitoring the walls.
2016-05-03 Renewal 3270.166(4) - Bottles labeled Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 5/3/16, an unlabeled childrens bottle was observed in the infants room.

Correction Required: Disposable nursers and bottles shall be labeled with the child's name.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Correctred on day of inspection and every day following., the infant room teacher will label all bottles immediately when the child enters the facility for care, if the bottle is not already labeled with the child's name. The general manager will also do random checks on the bottles to make sure this new protocol is being implemented.

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