Westfield Child Development Center - Westfield PA Child Care Center

602 E Main St , WESTFIELD PA 16950
(814) 367-5563

About the Provider

Description: Westfield Child Development Center is a Child Care Center in WESTFIELD PA, with a maximum capacity of 67 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00160443
  • Capacity: 67
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Apr 30, 2021
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 7
  • District Office Phone: (570) 326-0587 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the file for Staff #1, Staff #2 and Staff #4 did not contain the DHS required FBI clearance. The file for Staff #2 and Staff #4 did not contain mandated reporter training as required by the CPSL. The file for Staff #4 did not contain a child abuse clearance. The file for Staff #9, hired 1/21/2020, did not contain NSOR verification The LE did not have an approved waiver to hire provisionally.

Correction Required: The operator shall comply with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services). LACKING REQUIRED HIRING DOCUMENTS: Facility Person #1, #2, #4 and #9 may not work in a child care position at the facility. 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. Facility Person #1, #2, #4 and #9 may not work in a child care position at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #1 nd Staff #2 received the correct fingerprint on 1/29/2020. Staff #4 was terminated as of 1/29/2020. Staff #2 completed the mandated reporter on 2/4/2020. Staff #9 received the NSOR on 2/3/1o1o. A provisional waiver was approved effective 2/7/2020.
2020-01-28 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: During the renewal inspection, the file for Staff #4, hired 10/19/19, did not contain a health assessment. The file for Staff #10, hired 8/27/18, did not contain a health assessment until 1/7/19. The health assessment, dated 12/11/17, was no longer valid for Staff #5.

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 #4 has been terminated. Staff # 5's physical was updated on 2/12/2020. Director has created an excel program to track all staff requirements and when they are due.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.21 - General Health and Safety Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, it was observed that the interconnected fire detection system was not fully operable as the alarm did not sound in the preschool room when system was activated,

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.)
Director spoke to the Board of Directors who has been in contact with electritians to come out and correct the smoke detectors.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.27(c) - Training regarding plan Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the file for Staff #2, Staff #3, Staff #4, Staff #6, Staff #7 and Staff #8 did not contain documentation of emergency plan training at the time of initial employment.

Correction Required: The operator shall assure that each facility person receives training regarding the emergency plan at the time of initial employment, on an annual basis and at the time of each plan update. The operator shall document the date of each training and the names of all facility persons who received the training and kept on file at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Director will ensure that all new staff receive emergency plan training on first date of hire. Director and staff person will sign and date an emergency plan training document which will be kept in the staff file. Director will ensure each staff receives annual emergency plan training,
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.107 - Refrigerator Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the refrigerator in the Older Toddler room did not contain a thermometer. The refrigerator in the Infant room did not contain an operating thermometer.

Correction Required: A facility shall have an operable, clean refrigerator used to store potentially hazardous foods. The refrigerator shall be capable of maintaining food at 45 F or below. An operating thermometer shall be placed in the refrigerator.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Both the infant room and older toddler rooms now have working thermometers.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.119 - Infant sleep position Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, Staff #2 verified that Child #1, an infant, stays in the Graco rocker after falling asleep and is not placed in child's crib. There was no medical documentation on file from the child's physician.

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.)
Staff removed the Graco rocker from the infant room. Director retrained staff on using rocker. Infants only sleep in their cribs.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.123(a)(3) - Services proceeded Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the file for Child #1, #2, #3, #4 and #5 did not contain 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.

Correction Required: 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 in 3270.124(f) (relating to emergency contact information).

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Director has retrained staff on how to fill out the child service report. Staff has a deadline of 3/31/2020 of filling the reports out and giving to families. In the future, child service reports will be done every six months.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.131(b)(1) - Infant: updated health report every 6 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the health report for Child #1, an infant, was dated 6/26/19 and had not been updated within 6 months.

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.)
Director spoke to Child #1's family requesting an updated health report. Director still has not received. Director has created an excel program to keep track of physicals. Child #1 will not be permitted to return to childcare without the 6 month report.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.131(b)(2) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the last health report was dated 3/21/17 for Child #3 and 7/30/17 for Child #4 and had not been updated at least every 12 months.

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.)
Director has asked Child #3 and Child #4's families for copies of updated health forms. Health reports have not been provided yet. Director continues to ask for copies. Child #3's health report was received and placed in file. Child #4 will not be permitted to return to childcare without the updated health report. Director has created an excel program to keep track of physicals.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.192(2)(iii) - Exp, educ., training at facility Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the file for Staff #6, Staff #8 and Staff #9 did not contain proof of education and/or experience following the outset of service at the facility.

Correction Required: 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.)
Staff #6 provided her GED. Staff #8 and #9 resigned from their positions effective 2/29/2020. Director has created a checklist to ensure that all staff have proof of education and or experience. Staff #6 is an aide and a cook effective 2/10/2020.
2020-01-28 Renewal 3270.192(5) - Two written references Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection, the file for Staff #2, Staff #4, Staff #6, Staff #8, and Staff #10 did not include two written, nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include two written, nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Staff #4, #8 resigned from their positions. Staff #2 and #10 have their 2 letters of reference. Staff #6 is still working on obtaining her references and will have them no later than 3/31/2020. Director has implemented a checklist for new hires to ensure all paperwork is up to date.
2019-07-30 Allocated Unannounced Monitoring 3270.65 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the inspection, protective receptacle covers were missing in the outlet by the sink in the Toddler Room.

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.)
Re[laced outlet covers. Will have employees do daily checks to make sure outlets are covered.
2019-07-30 Allocated Unannounced Monitoring 3270.66(a) - Locked or inaccessible Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the inspection, the following toxic materials were accessible to children: diaper ointment, disinfectant wipes and sun screen in the Infant Room; sunscreen in the hallway; disinfectant wipes in the toddler room; diaper ointment, disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer in the Preschool/School-Age Room.

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.)
Moved toxins out of reach of children. Plan to get wall shelving to store toxins in the bathroom. Collected sunscreen and put in a tote in the staff bathroom.
2019-01-17 Renewal 3270.131(a)/3270.182(1) - Within 60 days/Initial and subsequent health reports Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 1/17/19, the file for Child #1, enrolled 10/21/18, did not contain an initial health report.

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.A child's record shall contain initial and subsequent health reports.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Had parents provide the initial health report.
2019-01-17 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: During the renewal inspection on 1/17/19, the file for Child #3, enrolled 8/4/14, contained a health report dated 2/1/16 with no additional health reports on file.

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.)
Had parents provide the current physical for child's file.

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