|A visit was made to the facility by LPA, Dean Valencia. A review of staff records indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. There are presently 2 adults living in the home.|
During today’s visit the home and grounds were toured and the licensee was operating within the licensed capacity. Operating hours are 6am to 5:30pm, M – F. The floor plan was verified. Off limits areas are inaccessible. The home appeared clean and orderly. There is a working telephone in the home. The fireplace has a secured screen. The licensee's pediatric CPR and First Aid are current, which expire 2/2017. Items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds, and medications) were stored out of the reach of children. Poisons are locked in outdoor shop. There is a working smoke detector and fire extinguisher in the home. The licensee has a current roster of children in care and has conducted an emergency drill within the past six months. The firearms are locked in a safe, and ammo is locked separately. The children use the backyard as the outdoor play area and it is completely fenced. There is a swimming pool in the back section of the backyard and is fully fenced. The spa is fully latched. The pool fencing meets regulations. All licensing reports are public information and must be made available upon request for at least three years.
Notice of Site Visit shall be posted for 30 days from today's visit.
There were no Title 22 deficiencies cited during today's visit.