Ywca Tri County Area Fbc - Pottstown PA PA Pre-K Counts

301 King St , POTTSTOWN PA 19464
(610) 323-1888

About the Provider

Description: Ywca Tri County Area Fbc is a PA Pre-K Counts in POTTSTOWN PA, with a maximum capacity of 131 children. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: CER-00157812
  • Capacity: 131
  • State Rating: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Pottstown
  • District Office: Early Learning Resource Center for Region 19
  • District Office Phone: (484) 593-5050 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date Reason Description Status
2020-02-14 Complaints- Legal Location 3270.113(a) - Supervised at all times Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON FEBRUARY 14, 2020 DURING THE COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION, STAFF #1 AND STAFF #2 LEFT 5 YOUNG SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN ALONE IN A CLASSROOM FOR ABOUT 5 MINUTES, THE CHILDREN WWERE DISCOVERED BY A PARENT

Correction Required: Children must be supervised at all times.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
THE SUPERVISION PLAN WILL BE FOLLOWED AT ALL TIMES. BEFORE A TEACHER LEAVES RATIO, A REPLACING TEACHER WILL COMPLETE A NAME TO FACE
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.32(a)/3270.192(4) - Comply with CPSL/CPSL information Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION,THE FILE OF STAFF #1 DID NOT CONTAIN EVIDENCE OF RECEIPTS FOR CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND 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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We have received the Criminal and FBI Clearance. Staff will not be permitted to begin in ratio until we have received completed Clearances.
2019-12-20 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: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE FILE OF STAFF #3 DID NOT CONTAIN EVIDENCE OF AN ACCEPTABLE HEALTH ASSESSMENT

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.)
We have received a complete Staff Health Assessment Form for staff #3 and our HR department will make sure Health Assessments are completed every two years.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.31(e) - Annual 6 hrs. training Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE FILE OF STAFF #2 AND STAFF #3 DID NOT CONTAIN EVIDENCE OF AT LEAST 6 CLOCK 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.)
We have certification of the 6 hours of annual training for both Staff #2 and Staff #3. Moving forward, records of training will be kept in the employee's file.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.69(b) - 110 F or less Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE WATER TEMPERATURE THROUGHOUT THE FACILITY MEASURED 133.3 DEGREES USING A THERMOMETER

Correction Required: Hot water temperature, in areas accessible to children, may not exceed 110 F.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The water temperature has been reduced to 110 degrees. Weekly, using a digital food thermometer, a check of every sink in the building will be completed and the temperature recorded.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.124(b)(7) - Name/address/phone release person Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM OF CHILD #4 DID NIT CONTAIN RELEASE PERSON ADDRESS

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.)
The Emergency Contact Form has been updated with the name, address and phone number of the individual designated to pick up child. Moving forward, this form will be verified for completeness before it is filed and provided to the classroom.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.131(a) - Within 60 days Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE FILE OF CHILD #1 AND CHILD #2 DID NOT CONTAIN EVIDENCE OF A HEALTH ASSESSMENT

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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We have not yet received the completed Child Health Assessments for either child to date. Both children were provided a letter stating they could not return until this was received. Moving forward, children will not be permitted to continue if they do not have a current Health Assessment on file.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.182(3) - Consent for emergency medical care required prior to admission Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM OF CHILD #3 DID NOT CONTAIN SIGNED PARENTAL CONSENT FOR OBTAINING EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE

Correction Required: A child's record shall contain signed parental consent for emergency medical care for the child. Written consent is required prior to admission.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
The corrected Emergency Contact form has been received and moving forward Emergency Contact Forms will be verified for completeness before filed and placed in classroom.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.182(5) - Consent for administration of minor first-aid required prior to admission Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM OF CHILD #3 DID NOT CONTAIN SIGNED PARENTAL CONSENT FOR ADMINISTRATION OF MINOR FIRST AID

Correction Required: A child's record shall contain signed parental consent for administration of minor first-aid procedures by facility staff. Written consent is required prior to admission.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We have received the updated Emergency Contact form. Moving forward, all files will be verified for completeness before the Emergency Contact is filed and a copy placed in the classroom.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.182(6) - Signed parental consent for transportation, walking excursions, swimming and wading Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM OF CHILD #3 DID NOT CONTAIN SIGNED PARENTAL CONSENT FOR WALKING EXCURSIONS

Correction Required: A child's record shall contain signed parental consent for transportation, walking excursions, swimming and wading.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
We have received a copy of the correctly completed Emergency Contact form for child #3. Moving forward, all forms will be completed by families and verified for completeness before they are filed and placed in the classroom.
2019-12-20 Renewal 3270.192(2)(iv) - Transcript, diploma and letters Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON DECEMBER 20, 2019 DURING THE RENEWAL INSPECTION, THE FILE OF STAFF #1 DID NOT CONTAIN VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION

Correction Required: A facility person's record shall include acceptable verification of experience, education or training is a transcript or a diploma or a letter signed by a representative of the experiential, educational or training entity.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
A copy of staff #1's GED is in her file (and a copy will be scanned and emailed. Moving forward, all required items will be in a staff's file before they begin working in ratio. I will also send a copy of our orientation checklist.
2019-08-08 Initial review 3270.76 - Building Surfaces Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON AUGUST 8, 2019 DURING THE INITIAL INSPECTION, THE VENT COVERS IN PKC3 AND PKC4 WERE OBSERVED TO BE RUSTY AND DIRTY. THE AIR VENT IN THE BOYS BATHROOM ON THE 2ND FLOOR WAS OBSERVED TO BE DIRTY

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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
ALL AREAS WILL BE CLEANED AND REPAINTED, PERIODIC CHECKS WILL BE MADE TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE
2019-08-08 Initial review 3270.151(a) - 12 months prior to service and every 24 months thereafter Compliant - Finalized

Noncompliance Area: ON AUGUST 8, 2019 DURING THE INITIAL INSPECTION, THE FILE OF STAFF #1 DID NOT CONTAIN EVIDENCE OF AN UPDATED HEALTH ASSESSMENT, THE HEALTH ASSESSMENT ON FILE WAS DATED 6/8/17.

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.

Provider Response: (Contact the State Licensing Office for more information.)
ALL EMPLOYEES WILL HAVE UPDATED HEALTH ASSESSMENTS, A SPREADSHEET IS USED TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE

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