What About Me Child Care Services - Cresco PA Family Child Care

349 Upper Swiftwater Rd , CRESCO PA 18326
(570) 982-4018

About the Provider

Description: What About Me Child Care Services is a Family Child Care in CRESCO 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-00137873
  • Capacity: 12
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 12
  • District Office Phone: (570) 468-8144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2018-12-27 Unannounced Monitoring 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 10/30/2018, both the child abuse and FBI clearances on file for the operator were more than five years old. The operator reported that she renewed both of these clearances, but did not submit proof of these current clearances as of 11/15/2018. As of 12/27/2018, the operator has submitted an updated child abuse clearance, but still has not submitted an updated FBI clearance.

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. The operator may not work in a child care position at the facility until her updated FBI clearance is on file.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator has submitted updated child abuse and FBI clearances. In the future, all three clearances (FBI, state police and child abuse) will be updated as required by the CPSL, currently at least every 5 years.
2018-12-27 Unannounced Monitoring 3280.33(c) - Facility persons w/ first-aid Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 10/30/2018, the operator's first-aid training certificate was expired. As of 12/27/2018, the operator still has not submitted an updated first-aid training certificate.

Correction Required: One or more facility persons competent in first-aid techniques shall be at the facility when one or more children are in care.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator will take an approved in-person pediatric first-aid and CPR course before 5/19/2019. In the future, the operator will renew this course as required.
2018-10-30 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Non Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 10/30/2018, both the child abuse and FBI clearances on file for the operator were more than five years old. The operator reported that she renewed both of these clearances, but has not submitted proof of these current clearances as of 11/15/2018.

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. Facility Person # 1 may not work in a child care position at the facility.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator will either locate her current child abuse and FBI clearances or will obtain new child abuse and FBI clearances by 12/15/2018. In the future, all three clearances (FBI, state police and child abuse) will be updated as required by the CPSL, currently every 5 years.
2018-10-30 Renewal 3280.33(c) - Facility persons w/ first-aid Non Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: During the renewal inspection on 10/30/2018, the operator's first-aid training certificate was expired.

Correction Required: One or more facility persons competent in first-aid techniques shall be at the facility when one or more children are in care.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The operator will take an approved pediatric first-aid and CPR course by 12/15/2018. In the future, the operator will renew this course as required.
2016-09-22 Renewal 3280.32(a)/3280.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff file 1 state police clearance has not been updated since 7/18/11.

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 will update the listed state police clearance, will ensure this clearance and all clearances are kept in the staff's file from the date of hire and subsequent at all times. Staff will not supervise children until an updated state police clearance is received clearing the staff to work in a child care role at the facility.
2016-09-22 Renewal 3280.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Staff file 1 did not contain documentation of annual 6 hours of child care training.

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.)
Provider will schedule and participate in 6 hours of appropriate child care training and will keep this documentation in the staff file at all times. Provider will ensure in the future to complete an annual total of atleast 6 hours of child care related training and will keep this documentation in the staff's file at all times
2016-09-22 Renewal 3280.65 - Protective Outlet Covers 5 yrs. or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: Outlet covers were missing through out the facility.

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.)
Provider replaced the missing outlet covers and will ensure all outlets remain protected at all times.

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