DHSS MO
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SENIOR SERVICES

SECTION FOR CHILD CARE REGULATION

LICENSE EXEMPT PROGRAM INSPECTION REPORT
Facility Information

STEPPING STONES ACADEMY

000327980

(636) 343-0340

899 GRAVOIS RD
FENTON
MO  63026

SOUTHSIDE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH



 

BOWMAN, TRACEY SPRIGGS

MANNING, JAMES

MICHELLERBORKOWSKI@SBCGLOBAL.NET



RHONDA DELMAIN

6 Weeks - 5 Years

98

LICENSE EXEMPT PROGRAM

 
Inspection Information

12/03/2015

8:05 AM

11:56 AM

ANNOUNCED

ANNUAL

2268622786


DocumentDocument-Date
SANITATION INSPECTION 09/28/2015
FIRE/SAFETY INSPECTION 10/20/2015
NOTICE OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY 09/28/2015




Inspection determined facility to be in compliance with rules.
Open Violations: 18
Attendance at Time of Inspection
Total Staff 7
Total Children 29
StaffChildClass AgeNote
2 8 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Ms Doris Bowman and Ms. Yolanda Spriggs were present with 8 children, ages 4-11mo.
1 7 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Ms Danielle Boggs was present with 7 children, ages 17 mo - 2yr.
2 0 NO CHILDREN IN ATTENDANCE Tracey Bowman and Terra Pelham were present during this inspection.
1 6 PRESCHOOL Ms Jennifer Watts was present with 6 children, ages 2-4yrs. One of the children were 2yrs.
1 8 PRESCHOOL Ms Natasha Broshuis was present with 8 children, ages 2-3yrs. One of the children were 2yrs.

 
19 CSR 30-60.020 Application for Annual Fire Safety and Health and Sanitation Inspections and Inspection Procedures
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Background screening was not on file for personnel as evidenced by a screening was not requested within 10 days of working with children.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.020 Application for Annual Fire Safety and Health and Sanitation Inspections and Inspection Procedures 5 states: The facility director shall request a child abuse/neglect screening from the Department of Social Services for each employee who may come into contact with children during child care hours. The request shall be made within ten (10) days of employment. The results of the screenings shall be maintained in the facility's files.
Correction Required
Required requests/results of current background checks shall be on file.

Correction Verification
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Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-60.050 Staffing Requirements
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
There was no signed statement on file for Tracy Bowman, Hillary Flora, and Yolanda Spriggs as evidence that license rules had been read.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.050 Staffing Requirements 1 (C) states: Prior to starting work, all caregivers shall read the rules of this chapter and sign a statement that they have read the rules. The statements shall be maintained on file at the facility.
Correction Required
Caregivers' signed statements shall be on file.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Medical examination reports including TB testing were not on file for caregivers as evidenced by a medical examination was not on file within 30 days of an individual beginning to work with children.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements 1 (D) states: All caregivers working in a facility during child care hours shall be in good health. They shall have a physical assessment, including a tuberculosis status assessment by a licensed physician or registered professional nurse. A physical assessment report, signed by a licensed physician or registered professional nurse, shall be on file at the time of employment or within thirty (30) days following employment.
Correction Required
Medical/TB reports shall be on file as required

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
Requirements for children's medical examination reports were not met as evidenced by there was no medical examination report on file within 30 days of admission - the admission date(s) was/were 4.15.15, no date given, 9.15.15., 8.17.15, 3.23.15, 11.30.15, 4.28.15.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements 2 states: Within thirty (30) days following the admission of an infant, toddler or preschool child, a physical assessment report signed by a licensed physician or registered professional nurse shall be on file at the facility. The facility may use the department's physical assessment form, MO 580-1878 (6-94), or the facility may use its own form if it contains all the information on the department's form. The report shall have been completed not more than twelve (12) months before admission.
Correction Required
Children's physical assessment reports shall be on file as required.

Correction Verification
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Compliance Date

Violation
Requirements for immunization reports on file were not met as evidenced by an immunization record was not on file the first day a child attended and there was no exemption on file.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements 3 states: Child care facilities shall meet immunization requirements for children as defined by section 210.003, RSMo.
Correction Required
Child immunization requirements shall be on file as required.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
Medical examination reports including TB testing were not on file for caregivers as evidenced by a cleared TB report was not on file for caregivers within 30 days of working in the facility.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements 1 (D) states: All caregivers working in a facility during child care hours shall be in good health. They shall have a physical assessment, including a tuberculosis status assessment by a licensed physician or registered professional nurse. A physical assessment report, signed by a licensed physician or registered professional nurse, shall be on file at the time of employment or within thirty (30) days following employment.
Correction Required
Medical/TB reports shall be on file as required

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
Requirements for immunization reports on file were not met as evidenced by verification of required immunizations was not satisfactory in that one child's file needs documentation which shows that required immunizations have been received, are in progress, or an exemption card on file at the facility.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements 3 states: Child care facilities shall meet immunization requirements for children as defined by section 210.003, RSMo.
Correction Required
Child immunization requirements shall be on file as required.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-60.070 Responsibilities of Caregivers
Compliance
19 CSR 30-60.080 Fire Safety Requirements
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Requirements of 19 CSR 30-60.080 Fire Safety were not met as evidenced by tornado drills were not held at least one time every three months.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.080 Fire Safety Requirements 5 states: Fire and tornado drills shall be conducted at least every three (3) months and shall include all children in care. Unscheduled drills shall be held at the discretion of the state fire marshal or department. Each fire drill shall include a complete evacuation of all persons from the building.
Correction Required
Fire and tornado drills shall be completed and recorded as required.

Correction Verification
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Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-60.090 Sanitation Requirements
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
The disposal of wet or soiled diapers did not meet requirements as evidenced by the disposal container was not airtight.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.090 Sanitation Requirements 3 (E) states: Wet or soiled disposable diapers shall be placed in an airtight disposal container located in the diaper change area and discarded daily. If cloth diapers are used, they shall be stored in airtight plastic bags and removed from the building daily.
Correction Required
Caregivers shall dispose of wet or soiled diapers as required.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Children were not restricted to approved space as evidenced by children had access to the kitchen and hazards, such as cleaners, were present and accessible.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment 1 (A) states: Children shall have no access to areas not approved for child care.
Correction Required
Caregivers shall restrict children to approved space.

Correction Verification
Corrected on Site

Compliance Date
12/3/2015
Violation
Hazardous items as follows were accessible to children: hand sanitizer. The item(s) was/were located on a low cabinet in the preschool room.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment 1 (D) states: Hazardous materials such as cleaning supplies, poisonous materials, medicines, alcoholic beverages or hazardous personal care items shall be inaccessible to children and stored to prevent cross-contamination of food and food-related materials.
Correction Required
Hazardous material(s) shall be inaccessible to children and stored to prevent cross-contamination of food and food-related items.

Correction Verification
Corrected on Site

Compliance Date
12/3/2015
Violation
The walls located the two year old room was/were not in good condition as evidenced by the paint was torn and unfinished drywall was present .
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment 1 (F) states: Walls, ceilings, floors and equipment shall be finished with materials that can be cleaned easily and shall be free of splinters, cracks and chipped paint. Floor covering shall be in good condition. The facility shall be free of all lead hazards and asbestos that is friable or dangerous.
Correction Required
Walls, ceilings, and floors shall be made of approved materials, easily cleaned and in good condition.

Correction Verification
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Compliance Date

Violation
Requirements for indoor play equipment and materials were not as evidenced by toys/materials were not in good condition as evidenced by a table in the preschool room is chipped, broken, and gaping from the plastic trim.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment 7 states: Indoor play equipment and materials shall be provided and shall be clean and in good condition with all parts intact. Infants and toddlers shall have safe toys. Toys, parts of toys or other materials small enough to be swallowed shall not be used.
Correction Required
The facility shall provide play equipment and materials as required.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-60.110 Transportation and Field Trip Requirements
Compliance
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
The facility's admitting procedure did not include a individualized special care plan for a child with special needs.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records 1 states: The facility director shall have an admitting procedure for each child in care that includes a plan for caring for the child if s/he becomes ill or needs emergency medical treatment. The director shall maintain an individual file on each child in order to communicate with the parent(s), guardian or legal custodian. The director shall have a plan for any child with special health needs, identified through a physical assessment by a licensed physician or an advance practice nurse, to ensure that those needs are met during care.
Correction Required
The facility shall have an admitting procedure for each child in care which includes a plan for ill children, emergency medical care, and special health needs.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The facility did not meet requirements for child enrollment and health information on file as evidenced by one child files did not have the child’s full name, address, birth date and the date care begins and ends.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records 2 (A) states: The child's full name, address, birth date and the date care begins and ends.
Correction Required
An individual file with required information for each child shall be maintained.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The facility did not meet requirements for child enrollment and health information on file as evidenced by eight child files did not have the full name of the parent(s), guardian or legal custodian, home address, employers’ name and address, work schedule and home and work telephone numbers.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records 2 (B) states: The full name of the parent(s), guardian or legal custodian, home address, work schedule, home and work telephone numbers, and employer's name and address.
Correction Required
An individual file with required information for each child shall be maintained.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The facility did not meet requirements for child enrollment and health information on file as evidenced by two child files did not have the name, address and telephone number of another individual (friend or relative) who might be reached in an emergency.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records 2 (C) states: Full name, address and phone number of a friend or relative who might be reached in an emergency when a parent, guardian or legal custodian cannot be reached.
Correction Required
An individual file with required information for each child shall be maintained.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The facility did not meet requirements for child enrollment and health information on file as evidenced by five child files did not have the name and phone number of the family physician, or hospital, or both.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records 2 (D) states: Name and phone number of a physician and preferred hospital to be used in an emergency.
Correction Required
An individual file with required information for each child shall be maintained.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The facility did not meet requirements for child enrollment and health information on file as evidenced by one child files did not have the information concerning any accident or injury to a child while in care or any emergency medical care given.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records 2 (F) states: Information concerning any accident or injury to a child while in care or any emergency medical care given.
Correction Required
An individual file with required information for each child shall be maintained.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

RSMo 210.254 Religious organization operating facilities exempt under licensing laws required to file parental notice of responsibility and fire, safety inspections annually.
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
An approved Notice of Parental Responsibility was not on file for each child in care.
Licensing Rule Reference
RSMo 210.254 Religious organization operating facilities exempt under licensing laws required to file parental notice of responsibility and fire, safety inspections annually. 1 states: Child-care facilities operated by religious organizations pursuant to the exempt status recognized in subdivision (5) of section 210.211 shall upon enrollment of any child provided the parent or guardian enrolling the child two copies of notice of parental responsibility, one copy of which shall be retained in the files of the facility after the enrolling parent acknowledges, by signature, having read and accepted the information contained therein.
Correction Required
The Notice of Parental Responsibility shall be on file as required.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

RSMo 210.255 Religious organizations operating facility in violation, procedure - noncompliance after notice, prosecutor may act or attorney general.
Compliance
RSMo 252 Fire, safety, health and sanitation inspections, procedures - variances to rules granted when - rules authorized.
Compliance