|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Marina Pilossian visited the facility for the purpose of a Plan Of Correction (POC) visit. |
On the initial visit, 12/15/2017, the licensee was cited for the following deficiencies:
1) Personal Rights: Each child shall be accorded safe, healthful and comfortable. (LPA observed licensee's spouse kick really hard on to the toy while child #1 was still holding on to it. Child #1 was intimidated by the licensee's spouse. Child started to cry).
2) Personal Rights: Each child shall be accorded safe, healthful and comfortable accommodations, furnishing and equipment. (Child #3 was sitting on the yellow small chair and eating lunch. LPA observed child #3 fall face down while on the chair with food in her mouth, and clearly child #3 was not being supervised. LPA observed child #3 crying with food in her mouth and licensee's spouse did not pick up the child, and waited for the licensee (wife) to pick up the child).
3) Operation of a Family Child Care Home. Poisons, detergents, cleaning compounds, medicines, firearms and other items which could pose a danger to children shall be stored where they are inaccessible to children. (LPA observed cleaning chemicals and knives accessible in the kitchen drawers and under the sink and in the bathroom floor.
Licensee did not have safety latches in place making the chemicals, sharp objects accessible to the children).