|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Joe Macias conducted an unannounced Annual Random Inspection. The purpose of today’s visit is to ensure the home is in compliance with Title 22 California Code of Regulations. LPA was greeted and granted entrance by the Licensee Vickie Thomassin. Todays census is 0. The Licensee has no children currently enrolled, as she is recovering from medical treatment. The Licensee is the only adult who reside in the home. The centers hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 6am - 12am. The Licensee's CPR and First Aid are current, and expire January 2020.
LPA toured the indoor and outdoor areas of the home during today's visit. LPA reviewed a current Child Care Facility Roster and Fire/Disaster drill log. The Licensee has a working telephone in the home. LPA observed sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the children in care. The home is orderly, and safe for the day care children. LPA did not observe a wall heater in the home (central heat). LPA observed a securely barricaded fireplace. Off limit areas of the home: all bedrooms, living room, and garage.
LPA observed a fully charged 2A10BC fire extinguisher, working smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, and no bodies of water. The Licensee states that she does not have weapons in the home. All detergents, cleaning compounds, poisons, medications, and other similar items are out of reach and inaccessible to children. Licensee states that she does not administer medications at this time.
Supervision of children was discussed with the Licensee and she understands that she must be present in the home during day care hours to ensure that the children are safe and supervised at all times. The Licensee understands her current capacity options and she understands that she cannot have more than 14 children in the home at any time, with a qualified assistant present.. LPA provided the Licensee with the ratio/capacity chart for her reference. The Licensee states that she does transport children; she understands that children cannot be left in parked vehicles unattended any time.
LPA advised the Licensee of the new immunization requirement (pertussis, measles, and flu vaccines) for all Licensees and staff that work directly with the children. LPA observed staff immunization records on file.