|Snack menus was reviewed. Per Director, the facility provides AM snack, lunch and PM snack. Kitchen area, food preparation, and storage areas are clean and free of litter. All food and beverages are stored in covered containers. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, poisons and other items that are dangerous to children shall be made inaccessible. LPA observed under the kitchen sink to contain cleaning supplies. At the time there was no barrier up to prevent children from accessing the kitchen area.
Outdoor playground equipment was observed to be in a safe condition. The surface of the outdoor activity space is maintained in a safe condition and is free of hazards. All areas around or under high climbing equipment and slides are cushioned with sand that will absorb a fall. There is adequate shade in the play yard. Licensing staff observed operational water fountain available outside for the children to drink freely.
This facility offers Incidental Medical Services (IMS). A form must be completed by parent and the same form is completed by staff once medication administered. Medications are kept in a safe place inaccessible to children. Per Director, there are no children currently enrolled that requires IMS.
Staff Records was reviewed to ensure that each file contains a Personnel Record, Qualifications and verification of CPR/First Aid and health preventative practices documentation. Children’s Records was reviewed to ensure that each child has an Emergency and Identification form on file.
AB1207 Mandated Child Abuse Reporting- Website provided: http://mandatedreporterca.com. At this time facility is not required to complete Mandated Reporter Training due to only being offered in English.
LPA advised the licensee to access forms, regulations and quarterly updates on the Child Care Licensing website at: www.ccld.ca.gov. Tools Resources-Quarterly Updates- Child Care Program
The deficiencies listed on the following pages was observed by the LPA and are being cited in accordance with California Code of Regulations Title 22. Please see attached LIC 809D for deficiencies that are being cited and need to be cleared to protect the children’s health & safety.
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