|The director stated 911 was called as well as the parents. Director stated she was informed by paramedics child #1 had a 104.0 fever. Director stated both staff stated to her they did not observe child #1 at any time to have a fever, however, director stated staff did not check the child’s temperature at all during that day. Therefore, due to lack of communication among staff; staff failed to properly observe ill child #1, LPA has determined staff failed to properly observe daycare child with illness to be Substantiated.|
In regard to allegation: Facility operates out of ratio, Director stated the facility is not out of ratio. Director stated ratios are always maintained throughout the day. However, LPA obtained information that in the morning rush hour 8:00 AM-10:00 AM sometimes there are 13 to 15 children with 1 teacher for a time span of 2 to 5 minutes. Title 22 regulations states the ratio is 1 teacher to 12 children. Therefore, based on the information obtained, the facility is out of compliance, and LPA has determined allegation facility operates out of ratio to be Substantiated.
In regard to allegation: Staff failed to properly report incident, An incident that occurred on 7/31 regarding a child who had a seizure was not reported to community care licensing. Director is required to report this type of unusual incident within 24 hours, therefore, the facility is out of compliance. LPA has determined the allegation staff failed to properly report incident to be Substantiated.
Based on LPA’s observations and interview/s which were conducted and review/s, the preponderance of evidence standard has been met, therefore the above allegation/s are found to be SUBNSTANTIATED. California Code of Regulations are being cited on the attached LIC 9099D
Appeal rights were issued and discussed.
Exit interview conducted with director and report given.
Notice of site visit issued.
Acknowledgement of receipt issued.
Confidential names list provided.