|An unannounced Annual Random Inspection was conducted on this day by Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Jacqueline Martinez. Facility is currently licensed for a capacity of 18 children. LPA met with Becky Lam, Site Supervisor who guided analyst on a tour of the facility. This is a Head Start preschool program which is operated by Garvey Unified School District and is located on the premises of Sanchez Elementary School. The program consists of a part-time day program in one room. The AM Session operates from 8:00am to 11:30 am and the PM Session operates from 12:30pm to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. |
All areas identified on the Indoors and Outdoors Facility Sketch were inspected. LPA observed 17 children with 2 Staff Members. Teacher child ratios were observed and staff names recorded.
Furniture and equipment was inspected for age appropriateness, good repair and free of sharp, loose, or pointed parts. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. Storage for children's belongings and isolation area were inspected. Ill isolation area is in the quiet area of the room. Drinking water is readily available indoors for children to drink freely via a water fountain.
Age appropriate sinks and toilets were inspected for availability, good repair, water temperature, toilet paper, area safety and sanitation. First Aid supplies were inventoried.
Food is provided by the School District Cafeteria. The facility provides, breakfast and lunch to the AM Session and lunch and an a PM snack to the PM Session. Proper storage of food, beverages and snacks was reviewed. Food menus were posted in a place that is visible by the child’s authorized representative. All storage containers for solid waste, including moveable bins had tight-fitting covers that are kept on, and in good repair. All floors were observed to be clean and safe. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, medications and other items that are dangerous to children, were inaccessible.