DHSS MO
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SENIOR SERVICES

SECTION FOR CHILD CARE REGULATION

GROUP HOME AND CENTER INSPECTION REPORT
Facility Information

HATTIE'S LITTLE SCHOLARS ACADEMY, LLC

002544189

(573) 609-2216

1871 SPEEDWAY DR
POPLAR BLUFF
MO  63901-8307

HATTIE'S LITTLE SCHOLARS ACADEMY, LLC

1524 N 5TH ST
POPLAR BLUFF
MO  63901-3521

MOORE, SUREEKA SHANELL


SMOORE493@GMAIL.COM



MELISSA JILL SMITH

BIRTH - 13 YEARS

40

GROUP HOME AND CENTER

 
Inspection Information

12/11/2017

9:40 AM

10:07 AM

UNANNOUNCED

REINSPECTION

2319666156


DocumentDocument-Date
FIRE/SAFETY INSPECTION 10/30/2017
EQUIPMENT LIST 11/28/2017
STAFF SHEET 11/28/2017
APPLICATION 11/09/2017
CHILD CARE PRACTICES 12/04/2015
POLICIES 12/04/2015
DISCIPLINE POLICIES 12/04/2015
OWNER/PROVIDER REFERENCES 12/21/2015
LLC OPERATING AGREEMENT 11/30/2015
LOCAL ZONING APPROVAL 11/30/2015
DAILY SCHEDULE 12/15/2015
LINES OF ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY 12/11/2015
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 11/30/2015
LLC ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION 11/12/2015
DIAGRAM/INDOOR 11/12/2015
DIAGRAM/OUTDOOR 11/12/2015
SAMPLE WEEKLY MENU 11/12/2015
DIRECTOR'S QUALIFICATIONS 11/12/2015
LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT NOTIFICATION 11/12/2015
SANITATION INSPECTION 11/30/2017




Inspection determined facility to be in compliance with licensing rules.
Open Violations: NA
NOTE
The licensee is responsible for compliance with all licensing rules, including but not limited to the rules listed on this compliance report form.
Attendance at Time of Inspection
Total Staff 3
Total Children 17
StaffChildClass AgeNote
2 8 INFANTS AND TODDLERS
1 9 PRESCHOOL

 
19 CSR 30-62.032 Organization and Administration
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.042 Initial Licensing Information
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.052 License Renewal
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
The sanitation inspection was not approved.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.052 License Renewal (1) (B) states: Evidence of compliance with local or state, or both, sanitation requirements;
Correction Required
The facility shall submit evidence of compliance with sanitation requirements for renewal.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
11/30/2017
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
The premises were not safe and suitable as evidenced by the mini blinds in the infant/toddler room are broken with sharp edges.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (A) states: The premises 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
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
The fall-zone area under and around outdoor equipment where children might fall and be injured was not covered with impact-absorbing materials to cushion a fall as evidenced by the resilient material used is unapproved in that there was very little pea gravel underneath the outdoor equipment. Bare earth and grass were growing.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (6) (A) 5. states: The fall-zone area under and around outdoor equipment where children might fall and be injured shall be covered with impact absorbing materials which will effectively cushion the fall of a child. This material may include sand, pea gravel, tanbark, shredded tires, wood chips, rubber matting or other approved resilient material.
Correction Required
The facility shall maintain approved resilient material in all fall-zone areas.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
The facility's outdoor space was not safe for children's activities as evidenced by there are several sticks/branches littered across the preschool playground.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (6) (A) 4. states: The play area shall be safe for children's activities, well-maintained, free of hazards such as poisonous plants, broken glass, rocks or other debris and shall have good drainage.
Correction Required
The outdoor play area shall be clean, safe and well-maintained as required.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
Hazardous items as follows were accessible to children: 2 cans of Raid bug spray, 1 can of Hot Shot bug spray, 1 can of glass cleaner, 1 can of disinfectant spray, and 1 can of hair mousse. The item(s) was/were located in the dresser drawer located at the end of the hallway by the exit door to the playground.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (I) states: All flammable liquids, matches, cleaning supplies, poisonous materials, medicines, alcoholic beverages, hazardous personal care items or other hazardous items shall be inaccessible to children.
Correction Required
Hazardous items shall be inaccessible to children.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
Hazardous items as follows were accessible to children: 2 gallons of bleach. The item(s) was/were located in a low cabinet in the kitchen. .
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (I) states: All flammable liquids, matches, cleaning supplies, poisonous materials, medicines, alcoholic beverages, hazardous personal care items or other hazardous items shall be inaccessible to children.
Correction Required
Hazardous items shall be inaccessible to children.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
Hazardous items as follows were accessible to children: 3 gallons of commercial floor cleaner/wax. The item(s) was/were located in the kitchen, on the floor, propping the laundry room door open.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (I) states: All flammable liquids, matches, cleaning supplies, poisonous materials, medicines, alcoholic beverages, hazardous personal care items or other hazardous items shall be inaccessible to children.
Correction Required
Hazardous items shall be inaccessible to children.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
Children were not restricted to approved space as evidenced by the kitchen door is propped open allowing access to the kitchen. Also, the laundry room door is propped open in the kitchen allowing access to the room.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (C) states: Children shall have no access to areas not approved for child care.
Correction Required
Caregivers shall restrict children to approved space.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
Children were not restricted to approved space as evidenced by the storage room in the school age area off the kitchen is locked; however, the key is in the door allowing access to the room.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (C) states: Children shall have no access to areas not approved for child care.
Correction Required
Caregivers shall restrict children to approved space.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
The premises were not safe and suitable as evidenced by the toilet paper holder in the preschool room was broken. Toilet paper was not in a secured holder, rather propped on top of the broken holder.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (A) states: The premises 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
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
Violation
The premises were not safe and suitable as evidenced by a dirty dry mop is propped in the hallway.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (1) (A) states: The premises 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
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
19 CSR 30-62.087 Fire Safety
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.090 Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.092 Furniture, Equipment and Materials
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Outdoor play equipment had a tether ball on a pole with a long rope that might entrap, close or tighten upon a child.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.092 Furniture, Equipment and Materials (3) (I) states: Ropes, loops or any hanging apparatus that might entrap, close or tighten upon a child shall not be permitted.
Correction Required
Any item that might entrap, close or tighten upon a child shall not be permitted.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.112 Staff/Child Ratios
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Caregiver-child ratio requirements were not met as evidenced by 7 children ages birth through 2 years were cared for by 1 caregiver(s).
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.112 Staff/Child Ratios (1) (A) states: Birth Through Two (2) Years. Groups composed of mixed ages through two (2)- years shall have no less than one (1) adult to four (4) children, with no more than eight (8) children in a group;
Correction Required
Correct caregiver-child ratios and group size shall be maintained.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date
12/11/2017
19 CSR 30-62.122 Medical Examination Reports
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.132 Admission Policies and Procedures
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.142 Nighttime Care
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.152 Hourly Care Facilities
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.162 Overlap Care of Children
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.172 Emergency School Closings
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.182 Child Care Program
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.192 Health Care
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.202 Nutrition and Food Service
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.212 Transportation and Field Trips
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.222 Records and Reports
Not Observed
RSMo 210.003 Immunizations of children required, when, exceptions--duties of administrator, report--notification of parents, when.
Not Observed