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

SOLID ROCK UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH



 

BOWMAN, TRACEY SPRIGGS


MICHELLERBORKOWSKI@SBCGLOBAL.NET



RHONDA DELMAIN

6 Weeks - 5 Years

98

LICENSE EXEMPT PROGRAM

 
Inspection Information

12/07/2016

8:30 AM

10:58 AM

ANNOUNCED

ANNUAL

2294937909


DocumentDocument-Date
SANITATION INSPECTION 09/09/2016
FIRE/SAFETY INSPECTION 11/08/2016
NOTICE OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY 10/06/2016




Inspection determined facility to be in compliance with rules.
Open Violations: 3
Attendance at Time of Inspection
Total Staff 7
Total Children 39
StaffChildClass AgeNote
1 7 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Brenda Gallardo was present with 7 children, ages 14-17 months.
1 8 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Danielle Boggs was present with 8 children, ages 22 months - 2 years.
2 6 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Yolanda Spriggs and Lillie Turner were present with 6 children, ages 3-11 months.
1 0 NO CHILDREN IN ATTENDANCE Tracey Bowman, Director, was also present during this inspection.
1 14 PRESCHOOL Jennifer Watts was present with 14 children, ages 3-5 years.
1 4 TWO YEAR OLDS Catherine Piskorowski was present with 4 children, age 2 years.

 
19 CSR 30-60.020 Application for Annual Fire Safety and Health and Sanitation Inspections and Inspection Procedures
Compliance
19 CSR 30-60.050 Staffing Requirements
Compliance
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 the medical form did not contain all required information in that the medical examination reports for Terra Pelham, Hannah Robley, and Yolanda Spriggs did not contain the answers to all the questions on the state medical examination form.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.060 Health Requirements 1 (D) 2 states: The facility may use the department's physical assessment form, MO 580-1879 (6- 94), or the facility may use its own form if it contains all the information on the department's form.
Correction Required
Medical/TB reports 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
Compliance
19 CSR 30-60.090 Sanitation Requirements
Compliance
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Hazardous items as follows were accessible to children: plug in air fresheners and a plastic bag. The item(s) was/were located in the children's classrooms.
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
12/7/2016
Violation
The premises were not safe and suitable as evidenced by an air purifier was sitting on top of overhead cabinets and the cord was accessible to children; a lamp was sitting on top of a toy shelf and the cord was accessible to children - falling hazard.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment 1 states: The premises of all facilities shall be safe and suitable for the care of children.
Correction Required
The premises shall be safe and suitable for the care of children.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The facility's outdoor space was not safe for children's activities as evidenced by the presence of the brackets for the seesaw (which was removed for the winter) were exposed and uncapped - impalement hazard.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-60.100 Physical Plant, Space, Supplies and Equipment 4 (C) states: The play area shall be safe for children's activities. It shall be well-maintained and free of hazards such as poisonous plants, broken glass, barbed wire, open wells, rocks and other debris, and shall have good drainage.
Correction Required
The outdoor play area shall be clean, safe and well-maintained as required.

Correction Verification
Corrected on Site

Compliance Date
12/7/2016
19 CSR 30-60.110 Transportation and Field Trip Requirements
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-60.120 Admission Procedures and Required Reports and Records
Compliance
RSMo 210.003 Immunizations of children required, when, exceptions--duties of administrator, report--notification of parents, when.
Compliance
RSMo 210.115 Reports of abuse, neglect, and under age eighteen deaths--persons required to report--supervisors and administrators not to impede reporting--deaths required to be reported to the division or child fatality review panel, when.
Compliance
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

Violation
Staff/child ratios did not meet those set forth in the Notice of Parental Responsibility.
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. 2 (3) states: The staff/child ratios for enrolled children under two years of age, for children ages two to four and for those five years of age and older as required by the department of health and senior services regulations in licensed facilities, the standard ratio of staff to number of children for each age level maintained in the exempt facility, and the total number of children to be enrolled by the facility.
Correction Required
The staff/child ratio for each age level must be maintained as stated in the Notice of Parental Responsibility.

Correction Verification
Corrected on Site

Compliance Date
12/7/2016
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