Trechas Home Day Care & Child Dvpt - Pittsburgh PA Family Child Care

1300 Sherman St , PITTSBURGH PA 15221
(412) 243-4930

About the Provider

Description: Trechas Home Day Care & Child Dvpt is a Family Child Care in PITTSBURGH 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-00165544
  • Capacity: 12
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, American Sign Language,
  • Schools Served: Wilkinsburg Borough - Walking distance to school
  • 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
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(2)(iii) - Comply with CPSL/Exp, educ., training at facility Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last two Mandated Reporter trainings in the file for staff person #1 were dated more than 60 months apaprt.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). A facility person's record shall include verification of child care experience, education and training following the outset of service at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The file now includes a current Mandated Reporter training. In the future, I will take a new Mandated Reporter training before the old one expires.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.2 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The smoke detectors in the facility were not interconnected; they were all single units. Wilkinsburg follows the UCC code which requires smoke detectors in Group Child Care Homes to be interconnected. The gauge on the fire extinguisher in the kitchen, which was the only extinguisher in the facility, read that the unit needs recharged.

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 have already purchased interconnected smoke detectors . Children will not be in care until 9/1 and the interconnected detectors will be installed before then. I will purchase a new fire extinguisher with at least a "B: rating. In the future, I will maintain the interconnected smoke detectors and make sure my fire extinguishers are charged.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #1 included only 3 hours of child care training in their last anniversary year, 11/9/18-11/9/19.

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.)
3 more hours were borrowed from the period beyond 11/9/19. In the future, I will complete 6 hours of training before each November.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.118(c) - Vet's certificate required Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The rabies certificate for "Boss," the dog at the facility, was expired. There was not a current rabies certificate while children were in care between 6/15/20 and 7/13/20.

Correction Required: A veterinarian's certificate of current rabies immunization is required for a cat or dog at the facility. The certificate shall be on file when the cat or dog is present.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
"Boss" now has a current rabies certificate. In the future, I will keep the rabies certificate current.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.123(a)(3) - Services proceeded Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: There were no child service reports in the file for child #1, #2 and #3, all enrolled more than 12 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 3280.124(f).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will complete reports for all 3 children. In the future, I will do them every 6 months.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.124(b)(2) - Physician name, address, phone Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #3 did not include the address for the child's physician.

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.)
I will get mom to fill in the missing information and in the future, I will make sure all forms are complete.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.124(b)(3) - Parent home/work address, phone Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The emergency contact information in the file for child #3 did not include the work address for the child's mother.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the home and work addresses and telephone numbers of the enrolling parent.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will get mom to fill in the missing information and in the future, I will make sure all forms are complete.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.124(f) - Updated every 6 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last two updates in writing by a parent on the emergency contact form and the agreement form in the file for child #1, #2 and #5 were dated more than 6 months apart and were due to be updated before the COVID suspension of regulations. There were no signatures/dates on the emergency contact form in the file for child #3, enrolled for more than 12 months.

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

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will have mom review, sign and date both forms for child #3. The updates in the file for child #1, #2 and #5 are now current. In the future, I will make sure all updates are done every 6 months.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.131(b)(2) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last health report in the file for child #3, a preschooler, was dated more than 20 months ago and was due to be updated before the COVID suspension of regulations.

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 obtain a current physical from mom. In the future, for all older toddlers and preschoolers, I will make sure to get updated physicals every 12 months or sooner.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.131(d)(7) - Free from contagious/communicable disease Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The most recent health report in the file for child #2 and #4 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 request the statement from the child's parents. In the future, I will ask parents to use the current state physical form that includes those statements.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.131(e)(2)(i) - Exemption documentation from parent/guardian Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last flu shot documented in the file for child #1 was more than 24 months ago and the file did not include a written statement of exemption by a parent. There was no flu shot documented in the file for child #2 and #3 and the files also did not include 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 from the children's parents. In the future, I will get statements from parents who don't get their child the flu shot.
2020-08-28 Renewal 3280.181(c) - Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last two updates in writing by a parent on the emergency contact form and the agreement form in the file for child #1, #2 and #5 were dated more than 6 months apart and were due to be updated before the COVID suspension of regulations. There were no signatures/dates on the emergency contact form in the file for child #3 and the last update on the agreement form in the same file was dated more than 6 months ago and was due to be updated before the COVID suspension of regulations.

Correction Required: 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.)
I will have mom review, sign and date both forms for child #3. The updates in the file for child #1, #2 and #5 are now current. In the future,
2019-06-14 Renewal 3280.123(a)(6)/3280.182(2) - Admission date/Application, admission, withdrawal dates Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for child #1, #3 and #4 did not specify the child's date of admission.

Correction Required: An agreement shall specify the date of the child's admission.A child's record must contain the dates of application, admission and withdrawal of the child.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
I will update the form with the missing information. In the future, I will review paperwork with parent at enrollment to assure paperwork is completed in full.
2019-06-14 Renewal 3280.124(f)/3280.181(c) - Updated every 6 months/Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The last two updates by a parent in writing on the emergency contact information in the file for child #2 were dated more than 6 months apart. The last update by a parent in writing on the agreement form for child #2 was dated 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 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 file for child #2 now has a current update on the emergency contact information. I will have the child's mom update and sign the agreement form. I will do a 3 month review of all files to make sure all paperwork is done in a timely manner.
2019-06-14 Renewal 3280.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The file for staff person #1 and #2 included only 3 hours of child care training in their last full anniversary year.

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.)
Three additional hours were borrowed from their following anniversary year. In the future, I will use the state checklist to keep track of hours due each year.

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