|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Tiffanie Tran conducted an unannounced annual random inspection. LPA met with Anita de la Puente, center director and toured the facility inside and outside.|
LPA observed all posting requirements for operation on the posting board LIC 203A-License, LIC 610 A-Emergency Disaster Plan, LIC 9148-Earthquake Preparedness Check List, PUB 394-Notification of parent’s rights poster, LIC 613A- Personal Rights, PUB 269- Child Car Seat Law, Menus and Activity Schedule. The facility obtained current pediatric CPR and First Aid for all facility staff members. All center staff that was present during today’s visit had fingerprint cleared and associated to the designated license number.
The facility operates (7:30 AM – 6:00 PM). LPA inspected the furniture and equipment for age appropriateness and good repair. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. Storage for children's belongings, isolation area was inspected located in the office. Children napping equipment were observed to be good condition. Age appropriate sinks and toilets were inspected for availability, good repair, water temperature, toilet paper, paper towels, area safety and sanitation. All classrooms has trash can with tight lids, first aid supplies, smoke detectors; carbon monoxide/fire extinguishers were observed. Sign in and out sheet procedures were reviewed. The facility roster was up to date and fire and emergency disaster drills were conducted monthly. The facility only provides snacks for children. Children bring they own lunch. Water is accessible indoor and outdoor by use of cups and pitchers. Outdoor play area was all fenced. Equipment was inspected for safety, cushioning material, good repair and age appropriateness. LPA observed the playground area with shade. Play area was inspected for hazards and inaccessibility to bodies of water.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) was discussed. The facility is currently not providing care for children that required IMS.