Sheila M Hitchcock Gcch - Wyalusing PA Group Child Care Home

(570) 746-6232

About the Provider

Description: SHEILA M HITCHCOCK GCCH is a Group Child Care Home in WYALUSING 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-00187278
  • Capacity: 12
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Schools Served: Wyalusing Area - Serviced by school bus
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 11
  • District Office Phone: (570) 704-5333 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2019-11-12 Renewal 3280.123(a)(3) - Services proceeded Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Operator has not completed a growth and development assessment for child number 1 and 2.

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 3280.124(f).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will fill out child service reports every 6 months for children that are needed. I will send copies for Spencer and Krya.
2019-11-12 Renewal 3280.131(b)(2) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The health report for child number 1 a preschool child is more then 1 year old.

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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will contact parent for expired physical form and will make sure they are on time.
2019-11-12 Renewal 3280.2 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON11/12/19 inspection provider did not demonstrate that the interconnected smoke detector system was operable because the system is more then ten years old and did not operate.

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 am providing a new inter connected smoke detector system today. The correction date is today.
2018-12-07 Renewal 3280.17 - Liability Insurance Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The operator could not locate a current copy of the liability insurance.

Correction Required: The legal entity shall have comprehensive general liability insurance to cover the persons who are on the premises. A current copy of the insurance policy shall be on file at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Emailed copy of Liability policy to Michael Gatto 12/10/18
2018-12-07 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff number one start date in child care 4/13/18 as a secondary staff. State Police clearance was requested 7/2/18, child abuse request was 5/3/18 and FBI fingerprint completed 7/7/18. The CPSL requires clearance requests completed prior to the start of child care. All clearances are now on file. Provide a plan including a plan for ongoing compliance.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). LACKING REQUIRED HIRING DOCUMENTS. 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.)
When hiring I will make sure all requests for clearances and disclosure are filled out and dated before hiring starts. Emailed 12/10/18.

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