|An Annual Random inspection was made to the facility by Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Laura Chavez. The facility file was reviewed prior to this visit. This infant/toddler programs are operated by Colusa County Office of Education and a Title 5 funded program. Operating hours are 6:00am - 4:00pm, Monday-Friday. The inspection was made in conjunction with the preschool located in the same building. The infant and toddler rooms were toured inside and outside and the floor and yard plans were verified. During today's inspection, staffing ratios were being met and there were 4 infants and 8 toddlers. The facility was operating within the licensed capacity. The items which could pose a danger to children (detergents and cleaning compounds) were inaccessible to children. Poisons are locked in the janitorial closet. Medications are inaccessible to children. The toys, floors, and other equipment and surfaces appeared clean, toxic free, safe for infants and in good condition. There is uncontaminated drinking water available to children both indoors and outdoors. The changing tables have at least 3" sides and sanitary vinyl pads that are at least 1" thick. There was sufficient napping equipment (cribs and mats) available that meet requirements. Current menus are posted on bulletin boards located immediately inside of the classrooms. Food prep areas are clean. Food is properly stored and refrigerated as needed. Garbage cans containing solid waste have tight fitting lids. The infant and toddler playgrounds are free of hazards. The infant and toddler playgrounds are completely fenced. The playground equipment appeared in safe conditions. The playgrounds are physically separate from each other. No bodies of water were observed. Staff member (S#1) present possessed current CPR/First Aid certifications. The sign in/out procedures are in substantial compliance. Ten children's records were reviewed at 11:00am and contained emergency contact information, individual feeding plans and Infant Needs and Services Plans. Staff records reviewed at 11:20am contained documentation of education and training, as required. Teacher Garza stated no weapons are stored on site and none were observed. This facility is providing Incidental Medical Services (IMS) to children. LPA reviewed storage of medication and equipment/supplies, and reviewed children’s, personnel, and administrative records. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. The following information regarding the American Disabilities Act (ADA) was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm. This report was reviewed and discussed with Teacher, Ana Garza. 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 inspection.