|(3) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Catherine Chambers conducted an unannounced Annual/Random visit. LPA met with Director Lynn Cederblom. This preschool operates Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. All children are under supervision, including visual supervision, of a teacher at all times. There is a ratio of one teacher supervising no more than 12 children in attendance.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. When any IMS is provided, an updated Plan of Operation that includes IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm
Neither firearms/weapons nor poisons are allowed or stored on the premises. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, and other dangerous items are inaccessible to children.
All toilet and sinks are in safe, sanitary, and operating condition. All floors are clean and safe. All materials and surfaces accessible to children are toxic free. Furniture and equipment are in good condition, free of sharp, loose, or pointed parts.
All kitchen, food prep, and storage areas are clean, free of litter, rubbish, and rodents/vermin. All food is protected from contamination, and contaminated food is discarded immediately. Solid waste storage vessels, including moveable bins, have tight-fitting covers and are in good repair. Uncontaminated drinking water is available both indoors and outdoors. All foods/beverages capable of rapid spoiling are stored in covered containers at 45 (F) or less. Menus are posted at least one week in advance where an authorized representative can view them, are