Vicki Mazzaferros Daycare - Saint Marys PA Family Child Care Home

WASHINGTON ST , SAINT MARYS PA 15857
(814) 834-1736
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About the Provider

Description: VICKI MAZZAFERROS DAYCARE is a Family Child Care Home in SAINT MARYS 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-00178718
  • Capacity: 6
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, American Sign Language
  • Schools Served: Saint Marys Area - Serviced by school bus
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 2
  • District Office Phone: (814) 765-1546 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-06-23 Renewal 3290.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the foam deck used as a platform under the picnic table had a torn cover creating a tripping hazard.

Correction Required: 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.)
Small tear in the deck was repaired. The operator to continue to monitor the toys and equipment to make sure it remains in good repair.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3290.131(b)(2) - Updated toddler/preschool health report: every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #1contains a most recent health assessment which was dated more than 21 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.)
The mother obtained the updated child health report for child #1 and it was placed in the file. The operator to obtain updated child health assessments as required.
2020-06-23 Renewal 3290.32(a) - Comply with CPSL Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed staff file #1, who was employed prior to 9/30/19, contained a CPSL required NSOR verification letter which was obtained after 7/1/20 which was the deadline to have obtained the verification letter.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #1 has a current valid NSOR verification letter in the file. The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services).
2019-06-07 Renewal 3290.124(b)(6) - Insurance coverage information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #1 did not contain the health insurance policy number.

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.)
Policy number was added to the form where it will remain.
2019-06-07 Renewal 3290.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #1 and #4 did not contain the address of the individual designated by the parent to whom the child may be released.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the name, address and telephone number of the individual designated by the parent to whom the child may be released.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Names and addresses and phone numbers wee added to the file of child #1 and #4. Addresses of the release people will be obtained at admission.
2019-06-07 Renewal 3290.131(b)(1) - Updated infant health report: every 6 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #1, an infant, contained a most recent health assessment which was dated 8 months ago.

Correction Required: The operator shall require the parent to provide an updated health report at least every 6 months for an infant or young toddler

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Health report was updated and added to the child #1 file where it will remain.
2019-06-07 Renewal 3290.131(e)(1) - Parent written verification from Doctor. Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #2, 3, 4, and 5 did not contain written verification of ongoing flu vaccines 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.)
Documentation of ongoing vaccinations in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP for child file #2, 3, 4, and 5 will be obtained unless the parent has written an exemption from the vaccine. Future immunization records will be reviewed in accordance with the schedule recommended by the ACIP.
2019-06-07 Renewal 3290.75(a)/3290.102(a) - No peeling paint or plaster/Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed peeling paint on the bars below the canopy and on the low bracket support for the side panel on the sliding board deck area of the swing set. Observed the side panel on the sliding board deck was detached from the support post.

Correction Required: Peeled or damaged paint or damaged plaster is not permitted on indoor or outdoor surfaces in the child care facility. 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.)
Side panel was properly secured back on. Sanded and Painted the swing set bars which will be maintained.
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.102(a) - Clean and good repair Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed a plastic toy bin in the outdoor play area which had a cracked/damaged lid.

Correction Required: 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.)
Outdoor toy box with cracked lid was given away and is no longer on playground where toys will be maintained.
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #2 did not contain the address and telephone number of the individuals designated by the parent to whom the child may be released.

Correction Required: Emergency contact information must include the name, address and telephone number of the individual designated by the parent to whom the child may be released.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Phone numbers which were stored in cell for child number 2 were noted on child's emergency contact form along with address information. Information will be obtained at admission.
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.151(a)(2) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed staff file #1, contains a most recent health assessment which is dated more than 24 months ago.

Correction Required: 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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Updated health assessment for staff #1 will be obtained. Health assessments will be obtained as required by regulation.
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.181(d) - Dated signature affixed Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed child file #1 did not contain documentation of parental review of the emergency contact information and the financial agreement.

Correction Required: Following review, a parent shall attest to the accuracy of information in the emergency contact information and the financial agreement at each review by affixing a dated signature to the record.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Parent reviewed and signed 6 month review paper for file . No changes were made and signatures will be obtained every 6 months.
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.74(a) - Requirements Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed a fence panel which was detached from the support post in the outdoor play area.

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.)
Contractor repaired loose fence panels from storm damage. Fence panel is fully secured to posts on all corners
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.75(a) - No peeling paint or plaster Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed peeling paint on the support base of the red canopy in the outdoor play area. Observed paint flakes on the floor below the white shelves in the child care space.

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.)
Umbrella base has been sanded and repainted with spray paint. Shelf where kids knicked paint off bottom from toy trucks etc. has had the paint touched up. All paint is flake free and will be maintained.
2018-06-21 Renewal 3290.94(c) - Four times a year Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Observed the operator's documented fire drills revealed the facility conducted only 3 fire drills in 2017.

Correction Required: Fire evacuation drills shall be conducted at least four times a year.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Facility has recently completed a fire drill. Fire drills will be recorded 4x/year.

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Reviews

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Trump2020 May 13, 2020

Mary has 1 of the worst cases of TDS (Trump derangement syndrome) I've ever seen and leads me to believe she's not mentally stable enough to watch children.

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