|children. LPA observed 3 toilets and 3 sinks that will accommodate a total of 45 preschoolers.|
The classrooms were observed to be set up with age appropriate toys and equipment. There are children's cubbies to store their belongings.
The backyard is completely fenced in and there are no bodies of water observed. The outdoor space was observed to be set up with different types of activities, and separated with short fence and ramp. There is a large play equipment with 2 large slides. One slide is covered. There are cushioning material under the play equipment and other parts of the yard. On the other side, there is a large stage set up for performances by the children. The back part of the property includes parking spaces and detached/converted garage. These areas will be completely off limits to the daycare children and children will not be received from this end of the property.
There are large shade structures installed to provide shade on most part of the yard.
The outdoor space was measured to be: (61.3 x 31.5) + (35 x 29) = 1930.95 + 1015 = 2945.95 sq. ft. which will accommodate a total of 39 preschoolers. When outdoors, the children will be offered drinking water in pitchers.
During this visit, the applicant provided an updated application to reflect the total of 24 preschoolers only. The original application reflected the request of 24 children including 4 toddler option. Applicant stated that was an error on her part and that she never intended on pursuing a toddler option.
Also, during the visit, the prospective director arrived. She was the provider of the home daycare licensed at this address (facility license # 197419632). The prospective director completed a statement requesting surrendering her license. The home daycare facility will be closed effective today so as to continue the processing of this application.
The facility will be processed for the capacity of 24 children upon completion of the following:
1. The applicant decided upon another staff to accept the duties of a director. The applicant will submit copies of records for Ms. Karina Nava, as required, including an updated LIC 500 reflecting the new director's name.