|Licensing Program Analyst, V. Wheatley conducted a random inspection and met with the new Site Supervisor Marisela Hernandez. LPA toured the entire preschool in accordance with the facility sketch. The facility has been newly reconstructed with a new office. The indoor space has been reduced, therefore the capacity will be reduced. LPA observed 13 children on the playground and 19 children in the first classroom. The ratio is 1:8. The children are supervised properly and operating within proper ratios. |
Furniture and equipment was inspected for age appropriateness and good repair. The telephone service, heating, lighting, and ventilation is adequate. The facility has central heating. There is drinking water available in the each classroom. There are cubbies for children's belongings. There are cots for napping. The bedding is kept separately in the children's cubbies. There is extra bedding is on the premises if needed. LPA observed a first aid kit, age appropriate toys and educational materials. LPA also observed the outlets covered and trash bins with lids. Children are inspected for illnesses as they arrive. There is a separate area for isolation and care of ill children in the director's office. There is a cot available for each ill child.
The toilets and faucets were inspected and operating properly. There is toilet paper, soap and paper towels in each restroom. The sinks and toilets are age appropriate. The water temperature is appropriate.
A review of medication policy indicated that medication is not administered. The staff do not provide any Incidental Medical Services for children at this time.