|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Raul Navarro conducted an unannounced random annual inspection in Spanish. LPA met with Licensee Rosa Torres, who guided this LPA on a tour of the facility. Also present was licensee's daughter. Upon arrival LPA observed 16 children present. Licensee states that there are currently 19 children enrolled. Licensee stated she was over capacity due to children being out of school for the summer. LPA Navarro explained to Licensee that she can not exceed the number of children stated on her license. The children's roster was reviewed and is current. Disaster drill log was available during today’s inspection. |
This is a one story home which consists of two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Areas used by the children include the kitchen/dining area, living room, one bathroom, and the outside patio located in the backyard. Primary care is done in the outside patio in the backyard. Per Licensee children only use the inside of the home to eat and sleep. Per licensee, areas off limits to children and parents include: bedrooms, one bathroom, and garage.
Areas accessible to children were inspected to ensure that they are clean and orderly with ventilation and heating for the safety of the children. There is a working telephone maintained in the home. Family members residing in the home are two adults (criminal record clearances on file) and three children . Licensee has two pet dogs. Detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other items which can pose a danger to children are inaccessible. The Licensee states that there are no poisons in the home.
Per Licensee, there are no weapons, firearms or bodies of water on the premises. There are safe toys, play equipment and materials observed for children. Emergency Disaster was posted at the time of inspection. Children’s records were reviewed to ensure that each child has an Identification and Emergency form. The valve on the required 2A 10BC fire extinguisher indicates fully charged, last serviced on 08/16/2017.
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