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



 



unityacademy2015@gmail.com



KATHY HARRIS

BIRTH - 12 YEARS

48

GROUP HOME AND CENTER

 
Inspection Information

03/19/2019

12:35 PM

2:47 PM

UNANNOUNCED

COMPLIANCE MONITORING

2351003149


DocumentDocument-Date
SANITATION INSPECTION 03/15/2019
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
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: 3
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 6
Total Children 37
StaffChildClass AgeNote
2 8 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Jackie and Andrew
1 4 INFANTS AND TODDLERS Tiara
1 10 PRESCHOOL Vanessa
2 15 TWO YEAR OLDS Alexis and Kelsey

 
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
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date
3/19/2019
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 requirements for availability and understanding of the Licensing Rules for Group Day Care Homes and Child Day Care Centers in Missouri were not met as evidenced by the caregiver stated he/she was unaware of the specific licensing rule(s) in that caregivers in the 2-year-old room were unaware of outside play requirements.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.102 Personnel (1) (H) states: The provider shall have available a copy of the Licensing Rules for Group Day Care Homes and Child Day Care Centers in Missouri. All caregivers and volunteers working directly with children shall be required to review and be knowledgeable of the rules at the time they begin work and shall be able to understand and apply those rules which relate to their respective responsibilities.
Correction Required
Licensing rules shall be available; adults working directly with children shall be knowledgeable of the rules.

Correction Verification
Corrected on Site

Compliance Date
3/19/2019
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: 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 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
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date
2/19/2019
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 : approval is pending a comprehensive background screening.
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
Submit Documentation

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
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date
2/19/2019
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
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date
3/19/2019
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
Not Observed
19 CSR 30-62.182 Child Care Program
Violation
 Provider Comments
Violation
The daily activities for preschool and school-age children failed to meet requirements as evidenced by less than one hour of outdoor play was provided.
Licensing Rule Reference
19 CSR 30-62.182 Child Care Program (2) (B) 4. states: A total of at least one (1) hour of outdoor play for children in attendance a full day unless prevented by weather or special medical reasons. (Based on wind chill factor or heat index, children shall not be exposed to either extreme element.);
Correction Required
Daily activities for preschool and school-age children shall be provided as required.

Correction Verification
Corrected on Site

Compliance Date
3/19/2019
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
Submit Documentation

Compliance Date
2/19/2019
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