|Licensing Program Analysts (LPA) Warren Birks conducted an 3 Year Required inspection. LPA met with Licensee Angela Huffman who guided LPA on a tour of the facility. The licensee was caring for three (3) foster children under the age of 10 and two (2) adopted teenagers. There are two (2) children enrolled that attend in the evening. They are listed on the roster. The licensee indicated there are two (2) cleared adults residing in the home. The Licensee's adult daughter was visiting and left during the visit. She was cleared but not associated to Huffman Family Child Care.
This is a one-story home consisting of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, living room, garage and backyard. All children's activities take place in a the dining room, one bedroom, bathroom and the side yard patio. All other rooms are "off-limits" to children. Outdoor play takes place in the side yard patio area.
All areas used by children were inspected for safety, comfort, cleanliness, ventilation and heating. The licensee states that there are no poisons in the home. The licensee understands that any poisons must be locked with a key or combination lock. Detergents, cleaning compounds, medicines, sharp objects and hazardous items that can pose a danger to children are inaccessible. Per licensee, there are no weapons, firearms or bodies of water on the premises. The required 2A 10BC fire extinguisher last date of service us unknown. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in operable condition. There are emergency supplies on the premises and a first aid kit.
The licensee understands that in her absence only qualified adults are able to supervise children. A qualified adult has a valid and current adult/infant CPR & Pediatric First Aid certification and a valid criminal record clearance associated to the facility license. The Licensee's adult daughter D. Huffman has a fingerprint clearance that is not associated to the facility. A civil penalty of $100.00 was assessed. Licensee's Pediatric First Aid and CPR expires September 2019. The Licensee will need to submit required Mandated Reporter training.