|All storage containers for solid waste, including moveable bins had tight-fitting covers. All floors were observed to be clean and safe. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, medications and other items that are dangerous to children, were inaccessible. |
This facility has a waiver for a staggered outdoor play schedule. The Kindergarten and the Head Start classrooms do not go out at the same time to play. The outdoor play area is fully fenced. Outdoor play equipment was inspected for safety, free of sharp, loose pointed parts, good repair and age appropriateness. The surface of the outdoor activity area was observed to be maintained in a safe condition and free of hazards. All areas around or under high climbing equipment, swings, slides, and similar equipment are cushioned with material that absorbs a fall. Required shade, drinking water and fencing were inspected. Drinking water was available outdoors for children to drink freely via a water fountain. The play area was inspected for hazards and inaccessibility to bodies of water; no bodies of water or hazards were observed.
Children’s files and emergency information were reviewed and found to be complete. Staff files were not reviewed as staff files are kept at the Main Office and will be reviewed at a later date. If there are any deficiencies during that review, this report may be amended. All staff is fingerprint cleared, as a condition of employment through the school district. One (1) staff member provided proof of current Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification. The name of the child care center director or fully qualified teacher(s) designated to act in the director's absence has been reported to the department.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS). The facility provides Incidental Medical Services-IMS. An IMS Plan is on file for this facility. A review of the medication policy, including administering, labeling, storage, and records was made. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. A Plan of Operation that includes IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding 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: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm.
LPA advised the licensee how to access forms, regulations and quarterly updates on the Child Care Licensing
website at: www.ccld.ca.gov
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