Storage areas used for poisons, detergents, cleaning compounds, medications and other items which could pose a danger to children are stored are inaccessible to children. There is no fireplace available in the home.
The entire facility is clean, orderly, safe and sanitary, and with appropriate heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. There were no deficiencies or hazards noted.
When a child has a contagious or symptoms of contagious disease, the child is not accepted for care. However, if the symptoms are noted after the child parents leave the facility, the child is immediately separated from others, and the parents or legal guardian are immediately notified. Nonetheless, the home has a designated isolation area for sick children.
The day care home provides lunch, snack throughout the day, and dinner as needed. The facility transports children to school when needed. The vehicle use to transport client is a Ford Expedition 2003. It contains all safety requirements established by the law. It is maintained in a safe and good working conditions and the licensee and assistant have a current driver license. At the time of this inspection, Toys and equipment use by children are safe, age appropriate and in good condition. The water dispenser for the children is located in the kitchen area and when in the play ground the water is provided at the play.
The LPA noted that the facility has a log indicating emergency drills are conducted every six months or sooner. The Licensee and assistant have a current Pediatric CPR/First Aid, and has attended the required Mandated Reporter training. The facility is currently working on a more comprehensive plan for Earthquakes, Fire emergency, and floods. The facility annual fees are current.
Licensees provided proof of immunization against pertussis (TDAP), measles (MMR), Tuberculosis assessment (TB) and Influenza. Also, has a current Mandated Reported Certificate and Pediatric First Aid/CPR.
Children records were reviewed for Parent Notification notice; Additional Children in Care (LIC 9150); Affidavit Regarding Liability Insurance (LIC 282) This facility has liability insurance; Consent for Medical Treatment (LIC 627); Consent/Verification for Nebulizer Care (LIC 9166) - not applicable to this facility;