Westview Early Learning Academy - Upper Darby PA Child Care Center

1720 S State Rd 101, UPPER DARBY PA 19082
(610) 352-0184

About the Provider

Description: Westview Early Learning Academy is a Child Care Center in UPPER DARBY PA, with a maximum capacity of 49 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00157822
  • Capacity: 49
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 15
  • District Office Phone: (610) 713-2115 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The facility was not in compliance with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services): Several staff person's records did not contain the required CPSL hiring documents. (#1--hired 6/28/19- DISCLOSURE STATEMENT not signed by a witness

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. Obtain and submit a copy of the properly signed and completed DISCLOSURE STATEMENT form for the identified staff person. Ensure that the DISCLOSURE STATEMENT form is properly signed and completed for all staff persons.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will obtain and submit a copy of the properly signed and completed DISCLOSURE STATEMENT form for the identified staff person. We will ensure that the DISCLOSURE STATEMENT form is properly signed and completed for all staff persons.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.37(b)(3)/3270.192(2)(ii) - 8th grade + 2 yrs/Exp, educ., training prior to facility Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: One staff person's record did not contain written verification of education and experience for their aide position. (#1)

Correction Required: An aide shall have a minimum of an 8th grade education and 2 years of experience with children. A facility person's record shall include verification of child care experience, education and training prior to service at the facility. Obtain and submit written verification of education and experience for the identified staff person.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will obtain and submit written verification of education and experience for the identified staff person.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.25(a) - Post the certificate of compliance Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: A copy of the 55 PA CODE 3270 regulations was not posted in a conspicuous location used by parents, with instructions for contacting the appropriate regional day care office posted at the same location. It was on a desk covered by other documents.

Correction Required: The facility's current certificate of compliance and a copy of the applicable regulations under which the facility is certified shall be posted in a conspicuous location used by parents, with instructions for contacting the appropriate regional day care office posted at the same location. Post a copy of the regulations in a conspicuous location as specified.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We positioned the copy of the 55 PA CODE 3270 regulations, with instructions for contacting the appropriate regional day care office to be more conspicuous. We will ensure that it can be easily seen by parents.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.27(c) - Training regarding plan Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: One staff person's record did not contain written verification of initial emergency plan training at the time of initial employment. It only contained a record of the annual emergency plan training.

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. Revise and submit written policies and procedures regarding emergency planning training to ensure that it is completed as specified in this regulation.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will revise and submit written policies and procedures regarding emergency planning training to ensure that it is completed as specified in this regulation.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.37(c) - Aides supervised all times Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: An aide was observed in a classroom caring for a group of 4 young toddler age children alone and without being minimally supervised by an assistance group supervisor.

Correction Required: An aide or a combination of aides shall be supervised at all times by a staff person qualified at minimum as an assistant group supervisor. Aides cannot be left alone with children. Assign a staff person qualified at minimum as an assistant group supervisor to supervise this aide at all times. Develop and submit written policies and procedures to ensure that an aide will never work alone with children and will be supervised at all times.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
An assistant group supervisor will be placed in the room with the aide. We will assign an assistant group supervisor to work with aides. We will develop and submit written policies and procedures to ensure that an aide will never work alone with children and will be supervised at all times.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.76 - Building Surfaces Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The tubing in the portable sink was stained and in need of cleaning or replacement.

Correction Required: Floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces, including the facility's outdoor play space surfaces shall be kept clean, in good repair and free from visible hazards. Clean or replace the tubing. Ensure that surfaces in the facility are kept clean.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The tubing will be replaced. We will ensure that surfaces in the facility are kept clean.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.82(h) - Handwashing signs Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Handwashing signs posted in the bathrooms did not specify that a facility person and an able child shall wash his hands after toileting and before eating.

Correction Required: A facility person and an able child shall wash his hands after toileting and before eating. A sign on which this requirement is written shall be posted at each toilet, training chair, diapering area and sink in the facility. Revise and post handwashing signs that includes the information as specified in this regulation/Post a handwashing sign in the infant classroom as specified in this regulation.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will revise and post handwashing signs that includes the information as specified in this regulation.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.113(a) - Supervised at all times Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: On 12/20/20 at approximately 11:00am, a group of four young toddlers (age 1 year) children were left alone and unattended when the staff person left the room to attend to other tasks. (staff #1)

Correction Required: Children on the facility premises and on facility excursions off the premises shall be supervised by a staff person at all times. Outdoor play space used by the facility is considered part of the facility premises. The legal entity must arrange for all facility staff persons to receive at least 2 hours of DHS approved training regarding supervision of children, including the requirement that staff persons must be physically present and be able to see, hear and assess and direct the activity of the children. Submit written verification of the completed training for all facility staff persons.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will arrange for all facility staff persons to receive at least 2 hours of DHS approved training regarding supervision of children, including the requirement that staff persons must be physically present and be able to see, hear and assess and direct the activity of the children. We will submit written verification of the completed training for all facility staff persons.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.131(b)(2) - Toddler/preschool: updated health report every 12 months Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: One child's record did not contain a health report completed within the past 12 months as required for children older toddler age to preschool age. (#4)

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. Obtain and submit a current up-to-date health report for the indicated child. Ensure that an updated health report is obtained every 12 months for children older toddler to preschool age.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will obtain and submit a current up-to-date health report for the indicated child. We will ensure that an updated health report is obtained every 12 months for children older toddler to preschool age.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.166(1) - Written statement Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The facility did not obtain from the parent a written formula and feeding schedule for an infant. (#2)

Correction Required: A written statement giving the formula and feeding schedule for an infant shall be obtained from the parent. Obtain from the parent a written formula and feeding schedule for the identified child. Ensure that written formula and feeding schedules are obtained from the parent of all enrolled infants.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will obtain from the parent a written formula and feeding schedule for the identified child. We will develop a form to be used to obtain this information from parents of infants enrolled in the program.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.171(a) - Local authorities informed Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: The operator lacked verification of the annual written notification to local traffic safety authorities of the location of the facility and the program's use of pedestrian and vehicular routes around the day care facility.

Correction Required: An operator shall notify local traffic safety authorities annually in writing of the location of the facility and the program's use of pedestrian and vehicular routes around the day care facility. Provide and submit verification of written notification of the location of the facility and the program's use of pedestrian and vehicular routes around the day care facility to the local safety authorities as specified. Ensure that this notification is sent annually.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will provide and submit verification of written notification of the location of the facility and the program's use of pedestrian and vehicular routes around the day care facility to the local safety authorities as specified. We will ensure that this notification is sent annually.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.181(c) - Emergency info/agreement updated 6 mos Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Emergency contact information in two children's records was not being updated every 6 months. (#1 and #3)

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. Revise and submit written policies and procedures to ensure that children's emergency contact information is updated at least every 6 months or as soon as the information changes.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The children's record have current information. We will revise and submit written policies and procedures to ensure that children's emergency contact information is updated at least every 6 months or as soon as the information changes.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.192(5) - Two written references Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: One facility person's record did not include two written, nonfamily references from individuals attesting to the person's suitability to serve as a facility person. (#1)

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. Obtain and submit the required written references as specified for the identified staff person. Ensure that all facility staff records contain written references as specified.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will obtain and submit the required written references as specified for the identified staff person. We will ensure that all facility staff records contain written references as specified.
2019-06-21 Allocated Unannounced Monitoring 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: The facility was not in compliance with the CPSL and with Chapter 3490 (relating to protective services): One staff persons record reviewed did not contain the required CPSL hiring documents. (#1-hired 3/11/19 no proof of requests for FBI prior to working with children; no proof DISLOSURE STATEMENT prior to working with children -not dated)

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. Facility Person #-1 may not work in a child care position at the facility until the CPSL clearance document (DISCLOSURE STAEMENT) is properly completed. Obtain and submit a copy of the completed, signed and dated DISCLOSURE STATEMENT for the identified staff person. The facility director and administrative staff must receive DHS approved training in the CSPL hiring requirements to ensure compliance with the CPSL. Submit written verification for the completed training.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
Facility Person #-1 will not work in a child care position at the facility until the CPSL clearance document (DISCLOSURE STAEMENT) is properly completed. We will obtain and submit a copy of the completed, signed and dated DISCLOSURE STATEMENT for the identified staff person. The facility director and administrative staff will receive DHS approved training in the CSPL hiring requirements to ensure compliance with the CPSL. Written verification of the completed training will be submitted.
2019-06-21 Allocated Unannounced Monitoring 3270.36(b)(5)/3270.192(2)(ii) - HS/GED + 2 yrs/Exp, educ., training prior to facility Needs Verification

Noncompliance Area: Two staff person's records did not contain written verification of education and experience for their assistant group supervisor position. (#1 and #2)

Correction Required: An assistant group supervisor shall have a high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 2 years experience with children.A facility person's record shall include verification of child care experience, education and training prior to service at the facility.Obtain and submit written verification of education and experience for the identified staff persons.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We will obtain and submit written verification of education and experience for the identified staff persons.

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