Sheree Jennings Family Child Care Home - Pittsburgh PA Family Child Care

Flotilla Way , PITTSBURGH PA 15221
(412) 583-4576

About the Provider

Description: Sheree Jennings Family Child 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-00164295
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 1
  • 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
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.32(a)/3290.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/Required training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last two mandated reporter trainings in the file for staff person #1 were dated more than 60 months apart.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include records of training required by the Department.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The file now includes a current mandated reporter training. In the future, I will make sure staff update their Mandated Reporter training on time.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.18 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The fire smoke detector at the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor had been removed for painting and was not replaced before children were 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.)
The smoke detector was immediately replaced. In the future, I will remember to replace any and all smoke detectors.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.63 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There were 3 uncovered outlets on the power strip next to the microwave in the kitchen.

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.)
The outlets will be covered. In the future, all outlets that are accessible will be covered.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.64(a) - Locked or inaccessible - in original container Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The lock on the cabinet underneath the kitchen sink was broken, making the door easy to open. There was no barrier to the kitchen, making the following toxics accessible to the children in care in the adjacent room: Bottle of Chlorox bleach, bottle of Lysol all-purpose cleaner, 2 cans DG Home disinfectant spray, 2 cans Lysol disinfectant spray,

Correction Required: Cleaning materials and other toxic materials shall be stored in an original labeled container or in a container that specifies the content. Toxics shall be kept in a locked area or in an area inaccessible to children, and shall be stored away from food, food preparation areas and child care spaces.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will place a child safety lock on the cabinet doors. In the future, I will check locks daily to make sure they work.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.69 - Heat Source Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was not a barrier between the kitchen and the room in which the children were playing, and the stove knobs were still on the stove, making the stove accessible to the preschoolers receiving care in the adjacent room.

Correction Required: Hot water pipes and other sources of heat exceeding 110 F that are accessible to children shall be equipped with protective guards or shall be insulated to prevent direct contact.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The knobs were immediately removed and in the future, I will make sure the knobs are removed before children are in care.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.74(a) - Requirements Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was a hole, approximately 5"x5", on the bottom of the door leading from the kitchen to the facility's basement, which is child care space and is where the bathroom is located. There was a hole, approximately 1'x3", at the bottom of the bathroom wall near the sink.

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

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will cover the hole on the stairwell door and on the bathroom wall. In the future, surfaces will be repaired as needed.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.123(a)(3) - Services provided Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There was not a child service report in the file for child #1, enrolled more than 6 months. The last 2 child service reports in the file for child #2 were dated approximately 15 months apart. The last child service report in the file for child #3 was dated more than 6 months ago.

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.)
I will complete a child service report for child #1 and #3. In the future, I will complete child service reports every 6 months.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.131(b)(2) - Updated toddler/preschool health report: every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last health report in the file for child# #2, a preschooler, was dated almost 24 months ago.

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 get an updated health report for child #2. In the future, preschoolers will get updated health reports within every 12 months.
2020-07-24 Renewal 3290.131(e)(2)(i) - Religious belief/strong personal objection Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #1 and #3 did not include a flu shot or a written statement of exemption by a parent.

Correction Required: Exemption from immunization for religious belief or strong personal objection equated to a religious belief shall be documented by a written, signed and dated statement from the child's parent or guardian. The statement shall be kept in the child's record.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will obtain a written statement of exemption from a parent. In the future, if they don't receive an immunization, I will get a written statement from a parent.
2019-05-15 Renewal 3290.32(a)/3290.192(3) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #1 included mandated reporter training dated beyond 90 days from initial employment.

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.)
The file now includes current mandated reporter training. In the future, I will create a yearly calendar for staff trainings and updating records timely.
2019-05-15 Renewal 3290.124(e)/3290.181(c) - Updated every 6 months/Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last update in writing by a parent in the file for child on the emergency contact form and the agreement form was more than 6 months ago.

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 file was updated with the missing information. In the future, I will assure each child's emergency contact and agreement form is filled out to it's entirety during enrollment. I will also review each child's file every 6 months and mark due dates on the yearly calendar and set dates in google reminders.
2019-05-15 Renewal 3290.124(b)(2) - Physician name, address, phone Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #2 did not include any physician's information.

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 file was updated with the missing information. In the future, I will assure each child's emergency contact and agreement form is filled out to it's entirety during enrollment. I will also review each child's file every 6 months and mark due dates on the yearly calendar and set dates in google reminders.
2019-05-15 Renewal 3290.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #2 did not include any health insurance information.

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 file was updated with the missing information. In the future, I will assure each child's emergency contact and agreement form is filled out to it's entirety during enrollment. I will also review each child's file every 6 months and mark due dates on the yearly calendar and set dates in google reminders.
2019-05-15 Renewal 3290.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #1 and #2, both enrolled more than 60 days, did not include a health assessment.

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.)
I will obtain health reports for both children and in the future, I will review each child's file monthly to assure all physicals, agreements, and emergency contact forms are up to date.
2019-05-15 Renewal 3290.131(d)(7) - Free from contagious/communicable disease Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The health report in the file for child #3 did not include a statement that the child is able to participate in child care and appears to be free from contagious or communicable disease.

Correction Required: A health report shall include a statement that the child is able to participate in child care and appears to be free from contagious or communicable disease.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will obtain an updated health report form that includes the required statements. In the future, I will provide parents with child health assessment forms during enrollment to assure proper areas are completed.

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