|An inspection was conducted at the facility by Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Stacy Torrence. LPA met with Maryam Fahid who guided analyst on a tour of the facility inside and outside. Also present was Licensee’s Assistant, Shahla Rastvan. There were five children present. Licensee has ten children enrolled. Licensee has a current children’s roster available. Licensee states that two adults live in the home. Operation hours less 24 hours, Monday to Saturday. A review of staff records indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions.|
This is a one-story home which consist of six bedrooms, three bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, living room, family room (Fireplace; screen, inaccessible), front yard, detached garage, and back yard(fenced). Off limit areas are: detached garage and living room. The daycare area was inspected for safety, comfort, cleanliness, telephone service, heating and ventilation, inaccessibility to poisons, detergents, cleaning compounds, medication, and hazardous items that can pose a danger to children. Per licensee there are no weapons or firearms in the facility. The pool in the backyard was gated and met regulations. There are age appropriate toys and equipment for ages served. Fire/disaster drill log was reviewed. Outdoor play area is the back yard which was gated, and licensee stated staff are always present in the backyard when children are outside playing, there are safe and age appropriate toys for children to use. The required fire extinguisher (2A10BC), smoke detector, and carbon monoxide detector were in operable condition. First Aid kit was complete. Licensee and Assistant had a current CPR/First Aid card with an expiration 06/19. Children's records: parents' rights and California School Immunization Record were reviewed.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing 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