|(3) LPA Pete Espinoza made an unannounced Annual/Random visit. LPA met with Trinidad Tinoco, Licensee, who provided a tour of the home, inside and outside, as shown on the facility sketch. There are no "bodies of water" or firearms in this facility. Storage areas for poisons, detergents, cleaning compounds, medications and other items which could pose a danger to children are stored where they are inaccessible to children; and poisons are locked There is no fireplace. Fire extinguishers and smoke detectors meet State Fire Marshall standards. The home is kept clean and orderly, with heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. There are no stairs in the home. The home provides safe toys, play equipment, and materials. Facility has one or more functioning carbon monoxide detectors that meet the statutory requirements. The licensee is present in the home and ensures that children in care are supervised at all times. When temporarily absent from the home, the licensee arranges for a substitute adult to care for and supervise children in her/his absence. Each child has safe, healthful, and comfortable accommodations, furnishings, and equipment. The home has a current roster of the children. The home conducts fire and disaster drills at least once every six months, and documents the date and time of each drill. Licensee documents immunizations and maintains and updates records for children in care. Any authorized employee of the Department may enter and inspect any place providing personal care and services at any time, with or without advance notice. All individuals subject to a criminal record review have obtained a criminal record clearance or exemption prior to working, residing, or volunteering in a licensed home. |
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Per Chapter 3, Division 12, Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations, the following deficiencies are found: (see LIC809-D)
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