DHSS MO
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SENIOR SERVICES

SECTION FOR CHILD CARE REGULATION

GROUP HOME AND CENTER INSPECTION REPORT
Facility Information

UNITY ACADEMY 2

002710641

(573) 778-9948

4482 HIGHWAY PP
POPLAR BLUFF
MO  63901-1551

UNITY ACADEMY LLC



 

JOINER, KENDRA


unityacademy2015@gmail.com



MELISSA JILL SMITH

BIRTH - 12 YEARS

48

GROUP HOME AND CENTER

 
Inspection Information

01/24/2019

11:30 PM

1:13 PM

UNANNOUNCED

POST LICENSING

2348985693


DocumentDocument-Date
APPLICATION 10/11/2018
DIAGRAM/INDOOR 10/11/2018
DIAGRAM/OUTDOOR 10/11/2018
LLC ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION 11/05/2018
DISASTER AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN 11/05/2018
LLC OPERATING AGREEMENT 11/05/2018
SANITATION INSPECTION 11/14/2018
LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT NOTIFICATION 11/19/2018
STAFF SHEET 11/05/2018
SAMPLE WEEKLY MENU 11/05/2018
DAILY SCHEDULE 11/05/2018
POLICIES 11/05/2018
DISCIPLINE POLICIES 11/05/2018
EQUIPMENT LIST 11/19/2018
CHILD CARE PRACTICES 11/05/2018
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 11/05/2018
DIRECTOR'S QUALIFICATIONS 11/21/2018
LOCAL ZONING APPROVAL 11/19/2018
FIRE/SAFETY INSPECTION 11/21/2018
LINES OF ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY 11/19/2018
SAFE SLEEP POLICY 11/19/2018
SAMPLE FORMS 11/19/2018
REGISTERING FICTITIOUS NAMES 11/19/2018




Inspection determined facility to be in compliance with licensing rules.
Open Violations: 9
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 7
Total Children 38
StaffChildClass AgeNote
2 6 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Andrea Sullivan and Jacklyn Trammell, caregivers
1 2 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Tierra Higgins, caregiver
2 16 PRESCHOOL Amanda Hadley and Lauren Spradling, caregivers
2 14 TWO YEAR OLDS Kelse McKinney and Alexis Hecker, caregivers

 
19 CSR 30-62.032 Organization and Administration
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.042 Initial Licensing Information
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.052 License Renewal
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Bathroom supplies were not available and accessible to children as evidenced by toilet paper was not within children's reach.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.082 Physical Requirements of Group Day Care Homes and Day Care Centers (3) (A) 4. states: Paper towels, soap and toilet paper shall be provided and easily accessible so the children can reach them without assistance.
Correction Required
The facility shall provide paper towels, soap and toilet paper, accessible for children's use.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-62.087 Fire Safety
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.090 Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.092 Furniture, Equipment and Materials
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
The provider did not meet requirements for requests/results of background reviews. Reviews were missing/out of date for the following volunteers counted in staff/child ratio, caregivers or other personnel: Amanda Hadley and Jacklyn Trammell.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel (1) (K) states: Volunteers counted in staff/child ratios, caregivers, and other personnel shall be screened for child abuse/neglect. The screening shall be requested by the provider within ten (10) days of any individual beginning employment or volunteering in the facility. Any investigated allegation of child abuse or neglect involving these persons in which the investigator finds reasonable cause to believe that the individual is the alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect shall be evaluated by the department. After review, the department may prohibit the person from being present in the facility during child care hours. A copy of the screening request and the response shall be filed in the employee's record.
Correction Required
Required requests/results of current background checks shall be on file.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

Violation
The provider did not meet requirements for requests/results of background reviews. Reviews were missing/out of date for the following owner(s), board president or chairperson, center director or group day care home provider, employees or volunteers counted in staff/child ratio: Amanda Hadley and Jacklyn Trammell.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel (1) (L) . states: The child care provider shall request and have on file the results of a criminal record review from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as defined by 19 CSR 30-62.042 Initial Licensing Information and 19 CSR 30-62.052 License Renewal. The child care provider shall request a criminal record review within ten (10) days following a change of the facility owner(s), board president or chairperson, the center director or group day care home provider, employees of the provider, or volunteers counted in staff/child ratios. The department may request a criminal record review from the Missouri State Highway Patrol for any adult present in the facility when child care children are present. The criminal record reviews shall include records of criminal convictions, pending criminal charges, and suspended imposition of sentence during the term of probation. Requests for criminal record reviews shall be made on a form provided by the highway patrol.
Correction Required
Required requests/results of current background checks shall be on file.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

Violation
The requirements for first aid and CPR training were not met as evidenced by at least one caregiver for every 20 children in capacity was not certified in first aid/CPR in that there were only 2 with the certification and the facility is required to have 3 staff certified.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel (1) (O) states: The licensee shall have documentation on file at the facility of current certification in age-appropriate first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for a sufficient number of child care staff to ensure that there is one (1) caregiver at the facility for every twenty (20) children in the licensed capacity. At least one (1) caregiver with current certification in age-appropriate first aid and CPR must be on site at all times when children are present. The training shall be certified by a nationally-recognized organization, such as the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or an equivalent certification and approved by the department. First aid/CPR training may count toward the annual clock hour training requirement.
Correction Required
Required certification in first aid/CPR shall be on file. At least one caregiver with the certification shall be on site as required.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

Violation
The center director was not certified by the Section for Child Care Regulation.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel (2) (B) 1. F. states: Official verification of the education and experience of the group day care home provider or center director shall be on file with the Child Care Licensing Unit prior to beginning employment.
Correction Required
The director of the facility shall be certified by the Section for Child Care Regulation.

Correction Verification
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date

Violation
The Day care center director was not certified by the Section for Child Care Regulation as evidence by they have not submitted documentation to be approved.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel (2) (B) 3. B. states: Day care center directors employed after the effective date of these rules shall meet the following education or experience requirements, or both, as determined by the licensed capacity of the center in which they are to serve:
Correction Required
The director of the facility shall be certified by the Section for Child Care Regulation.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-62.112 Staff/Child Ratios
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.122 Medical Examination Reports
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Medical examination report was not on file for Lauren Spradling 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 30-62.122 Medical Examination Reports (1) (A) states: All persons working in a day care facility in any capacity during child care hours, including volunteers counted in staff/child ratios, shall be in good physical and emotional health with no physical or mental conditions which would interfere with child care responsibilities. These persons shall have a medical examination report, signed by a licensed physician or registered nurse who is under the supervision of a licensed physician, on file at the facility at the time of initial licensure or within thirty (30) days following employment.
Correction Required
Medical reports shall be on file as required.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

Violation
Requirements for infant-toddler/preschool child medical examination reports on file 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 not documented on the enrollment form.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.122 Medical Examination Reports (2) (A) states: The provider, within thirty (30) days following the admission of each infant, toddler or preschool child, shall require a medical examination report signed by a licensed physician or registered nurse who is under the supervision of a licensed physician and completed not more than twelve (12) months prior to admission.
Correction Required
Child medical requirements shall be completed and on file as required.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-62.132 Admission Policies and Procedures
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.142 Nighttime Care
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.152 Hourly Care Facilities
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.162 Overlap Care of Children
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.172 Emergency School Closings
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.182 Child Care Program
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.192 Health Care
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
Requirements for handwashing were not met as evidenced by children in the two year old classroom and the preschool room did not wash their hands before lunch. Caregivers in the two year old classroom stated they don't always wash hands before meals or snacks.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.192 Health Care (6) (B) states: Caregivers shall teach children to wash their hands before eating and after toileting.
Correction Required
Staff/children shall wash hands as required.

Correction Verification
Return Inspection

Compliance Date

19 CSR 30-62.202 Nutrition and Food Service
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.212 Transportation and Field Trips
Compliance
19 CSR 30-62.222 Records and Reports
Compliance
RSMo 210.003 Immunizations of children required, when, exceptions--duties of administrator, report--notification of parents, when.
Compliance
RSMo 210.1080 Background checks required--definitions--procedures—ineligible for employment, when--exemption, when--emergency rules.
Compliance