|LPA's Diana Stephenson and Cherie Acosta met with Licensee Kelly Stone for an UNANNOUNCED RANDOM INSPECTION. Present for this inspection was Licensee, Assistants Nicole O'Brien and Kyra Esmeyer, and 7 children in care. The home was toured to conduct a Health and Safety Inspection. |
There was a current facility roster available for review.
The home is one story which consists of 3 bedrooms, family/nap room, dining area, kitchen, day care room, garage, and fenced backyard. The home has centralized heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. The OFF LIMIT AREAS are all the bedrooms which will be inaccessible by closed and/or locked doors and visual supervision at all times. The ISOLATION AREA will be the family/nap room. The fenced outdoor play area is free from defects or dangerous conditions. There are ample age appropriate toys that appear to be safe and in good condition. There are no pools, hot tubs or any other bodies of water. All hazardous materials and toxins are kept out of the reach of children and it was observed that there are no toxins or hazardous items accessible today. The licensee is aware that children are not to be left in parked vehicles.
The home has a fully charged 2A10BC fire extinguisher, working smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector, working telephone, and first aid kit. The licensee CPR and First Aid certificate is current and expires 5/28/18. The fireplace is screened to prevent access by children. Per licensee, there is a firearm in the home and LPA's observed the firearm locked in a big safe located in the master bedroom and the ammunition is located separately is in a small safe located in the garage. The licensee conducts and documents fire and disaster drills at least once every six months. Licensee was reminded that exersaucers, baby walkers, bouncers, jumpers, and similar items are not allowed and that smoking is prohibited in the home during day care hours. The licensee is in ratio today. All REQUIRED forms are posted and visible for public review.
A review of staff records on 7/27/17 indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who required caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearance or exemptions.