|LPA Navarro was unable to speak with the complainant due to complainant's decision to remain anonymous. LPA spoke with Licensee who agreed that she was out of capacity. Licensee asked LPA if they can take care of more children since they have three assistants. LPA Navarro informed Licensee that she can only care for 14 children, as her license indicates.|
Per disclosures made by the Licensee and observations of the LPA upon arrival, it was determined that the facility has been operating out of ratio and capacity.
The preponderance of evidence standard has been met, therefore the above allegation is found to be Substantiated. California Code of Regulations, Title 22 Staffing Ratio and Capacity 102416.5(e) is being cited on the attached LIC 9099-D.
A copy of this report shall be provided to the parent/guardian of children currently enrolled by the next business day or immediately upon return. A copy of this report shall also be provided to the parent/guardian of any newly enrolled children for the next 12 months (1 year). Acknowledgement of Receipt (LIC 9224 form) must be maintained in each child’s file immediately upon receipt from parent. Licensee was provided with a copy of the Acknowledgement of Receipt of Licensing Reports (LIC 9224) Form during this visit.
The Notice of Site Visit (LIC 9213) must remain posted for 30 days during the hours of operation after each site visit by a licensing representative. Failure to maintain posting as required will result in a civil penalty of $100.00.
Exit interview conducted with the Licensee, during which appeal rights were given and explained. A copy of the Appeal Rights was provided. The Licensee’s signature on this report acknowledges receipt of rights.
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