|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Raul Navarro conducted an unannounced random annual inspection. LPA met with licensee's assistant Maria Ochoa who guided this LPA on a tour of the facility. LPA talked with licensee over the phone. Licensee stated she recently had surgery and went to the doctor for a check up. There were 8 children present during today’s inspection. Assistant states that there are currently 12 children enrolled. The children's roster was reviewed and is current. Disaster drill log was also available during today’s inspection. |
This is a one story home which consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Day care is provided in the living room, 1 bedroom, and the front yard. Assistant was reminded that direct supervision is required when outdoor play area is not fenced. Per licensee, areas off limits to children and parents include: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, and back yard.
Areas accessible to children were inspected to ensure that they are clean and orderly with ventilation and heating for the safety of the children. There is a working telephone maintained in the home. Family members residing in the home are 2 adults (criminal record clearances on file) and 1 child. Per assistant, there is a pet dog. Detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other items which can pose a danger to children are inaccessible. The licensee states that there are no poisons in the home.
Per licensee, there are no weapons, firearms or bodies of water on the premises. There are safe toys, play equipment and materials observed for children. Emergency Disaster Plan was posted at the time of inspection. Children’s records were reviewed to ensure that each child has an Identification and Emergency form. The valve on the required 2A 10BC fire extinguisher indicates fully charged but was last serviced over a year ago. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in the hallway were tested and are in operable condition.
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