Rainbows End Learning Center Inc - Waynesburg PA Child Care Center

300 NORTH ST , WAYNESBURG PA 15370
(724) 627-5421

About the Provider

Description:

Our program's philosophy is developed around an educationally based, hands - on approach to learning, utilizing the Creative Curriculum. This philosophy is adapted to meet the individual needs of the children in each classroom environment, infancy (6 weeks of age) through elementary school age (12 years old).

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Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00183348
  • Capacity: 156
  • Age Range: 6 weeks-12 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Star 4
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, Sign Language, Spanish
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Schools Served: Central Greene - Pick-Up service to/from school, Washington - Serviced by school bus
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 4
  • District Office Phone: (724) 836-4580 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.151(a)/3270.192(3) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter/Health assessment, TB test Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The record for staff #5 and #6 included a current health assessment dated more than 24 months following the date of their previous health assessment.

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.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 #5 and #6 are corrected. In the future all staff will maintain a current health assessment.
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.31(e)(4)(ii) - Fire safety - 1 yr. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff #1 did not participate, at least annually, in fire safety training during the period between 8/26/2019 and 9/23/2020; and staff #3 did not participate, at least annually, in fire safety training during the period between 8/26/2019 and 9/22/2020

Correction Required: Staff persons shall participate, at least annually, in fire safety 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.)
Staff #1 and #3 are now corrected. In the future all staff will participate, at least annually, in fire safety training.
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The record for staff #2 who began working in child care on 2/3/2020 included a NSOR verification certificate dated 8/12/2020 and the record for staff #4 who began working in child care on 9/4/2020 included a disclosure statement that was not dated.

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 #2 and Staff #4 are now corrected. In the future all staff records will be onsite. In the future all staff will comply with CPSL and Chapter 3490 regulations.
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.65 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Protective receptacle covers were not placed in (2) electrical outlets accessible to children 5 years of age or younger in room 29.

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.)
All receptacles in room 29 are covered. In the future all outlets will have covers and not be accessible to children 5 years and younger.
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.66(a) - Locked or inaccessible Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: A bottle of Teal body lotion labeled keep out of the reach of children was observed in an unlocked drawer in the teacher's desk in room 36, where it would be accessible to children in care.

Correction Required: Cleaning materials and other toxic materials shall be kept in an area or container that is locked or made inaccessible to children.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The bottle of lotion was immediately removed. In the future all toxic materials will be in a locked container and inaccessible to children.
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.67(a) - Trash removed once a day Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Based on the amount of trash observed in a receptacle in the gym and a conversation with staff, it was determined that the trash had not removed from the facility at least once per day.

Correction Required: Trash shall be removed from the facility at least once per day.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The trash was emptied. In the future staff will make sure all trash is taken out daily.
2020-10-02 Renewal 3270.76 - Building Surfaces Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The following hazards were visible on surfaces in the outdoor play space designated for infants and toddlers in areas accessible to children in care: a rusted area on a metal fence post by the building and a sharp metal piece was protruding from the chain link fence.

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.)
The rust on the fence post will be painted to cover the rust. All the metal wires holding the fence up will be replaced with zip ties. In the future all play surfaces will be kept clean and free from visible hazards
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.111(b) - Posted in group space Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was no written plan of daily activities posted in the gym.

Correction Required: The written plan of daily activities shall be posted in the group space.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Daily activities are posted in the gym. It will remain posted at all times.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.119 - Infant sleep position Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: In room 38, an infant in care was observed sleeping in a swing, which is not the sleeping position recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Correction Required: Infants shall be placed in the sleeping position recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics unless there is a medical reason an infant should not sleep in this position. The medical reason shall be documented in a statement signed by a physician, physician's assistant or CRNP and placed in the child's record at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The child was placed on their back in the crib and will continue to be placed in the sleeping position recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. No child will be allowed to sleep in a swing.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.124(f)/3270.181(c) - Updated every 6 months/Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The financial agreement and emergency contact information for child #3 was not reviewed by a parent from 9/6/2018 to 8/19/2019.

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. A 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 emergency contact form and agreement for child #3 has been updated. All children's emergency contact forms and agreements will be updated every 6 months and more often if information has changed.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.131(b)(2)/3270.182(1) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months/Initial and subsequent health reports Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The record for child #1 and #2 did not contain an updated health report.

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 shall contain initial and subsequent health reports.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Child #1 and child #2 submitted their updated health assessments on October 16, 2019. All children's health assessments will be current and in accordance with DHS regulations.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.131(e)(1) - Exemption documentation from parent/guardian Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The record for child #4 lacked verification that the influenza vaccine was administered in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.

Correction Required: The facility shall require the parent to provide updated written verification from a physician, physician's assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of ongoing vaccines administered to an infant, toddler or preschool child in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The mother of child #4 provided a written statement claiming exemption from the flu shot. All children will provide proper immunization records or have a signed notice stating why they are not.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.151(a)/3270.192(3) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter/Health assessment, TB test Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The record for staff #8 included an initial health assessment dated more than 12 months prior to providing initial service in a child care setting.

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.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 #8 was immediately suspended. She completed a physical and TB on October 17, 2019. All new staff will have a physical and TB no more than 12 months prior upon hiring.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.21 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Sharp adult scissors were observed in a pencil holder cup sitting on the teacher's desk in room 35 and inside an unlocked drawer of a teacher's desk in room 30, where they were accessible and posing a potential threat to the safety of children in care.

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.)
All adult scissors are locked up. They will remain locked and away from children as not to pose a health or safety threat.
2019-10-11 Renewal 3270.25(a) - Post the certificate of compliance Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The facility's current certificate of compliance and a copy of the applicable regulations under which the facility is certified were not posted in a conspicuous location used by parents.

Correction Required: The facility's current certificate of compliance and a copy of the applicable regulations under which the facility is certified shall be posted in a conspicuous location used by parents, with instructions for contacting the appropriate regional day care office posted at the same location.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The out dated certificate was replaced on October 14, 2019. It will remain current and posted at the parent corner.

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