|The following was discussed: Individuals who are 18 years of age or older living in the home must obtain a criminal record clearance. Individuals within one month of their 18th birthday must be fingerprinted immediately. Failure to obtain a criminal record background check clearances prior to initial presence in the home will result in an immediate $100.00 dollar or more per day Civil Penalty.|
Rooms that are off-limits need to be made inaccessible during operating hours. No smoking, No infant walkers, No Johnny jumpers, No saucer chairs, No trampolines and any other item that falls into that category are not permitted in the facility. Effective January 1, 2010, licensees of family child care homes are required to ensure that at least one staff member with current training in pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR is on site at all times when children are present.
LPA reviewed and issued the LIC 311D - Forms/Records to Keep in Your Family Child Care Home.
Children’s Forms/Records, Facility Forms/Records and Information To Be Posted, Disaster drills, posting requirements, children records requirements, mandated child abuse and injury/ death reporting, criminal record transfer requirements, criminal record and child abuse clearances were also discussed during this inspection.
The Licensee was advised that inaccessibility of hazards must be constantly reassessed depending on the children in care. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Never-Shake-a-Baby were discussed. A hard copy of A Child Care Provider’s Guide to Safe Sleep was provided.
Mandatory Forms for the children’s files and staff files, requirements for fire drills, earthquake drills and documentation were discussed. Role and responsibilities of being a Mandated Reporter were reviewed. The Licensee was advised how to access forms and Regulations online at www.ccld.ca.gov. Licensee was made aware that it is his/her responsibility to know the regulations as well as anyone who assists in providing care.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS): The Licensee states that she will not administer any medication. If the Licensee chooses to administer prescription medication in the future, she must refer to California Title 22 Regulations Section 102417 for additional information on regulatory requirements.
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