|An unannounced annual inspection was conducted at the facility by Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Stacy Torrence. LPA met with Mary Keum, who guided analyst on a tour of the Early Childhood Setting indoors and outdoors. Licensee's husband was also present. Licensee’s sister-in law arrived shortly after LPA's arrival. During today’s inspection, there was 10 children present. Licensee has a current children’s roster available. Licensee states that three adults live in the home. Operation hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday. 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 single-story home which consist of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, den, kitchen, garage, front yard (not fenced), and back yard (fenced). Licensee stated that OFF LIMITS areas include: the bedrooms, garage and kitchen. Licensee acknowledged that children may never enter these off-limit areas. The areas the licensee has designated for the day care children included the living room, den, and one bathroom.
The daycare area was inspected for safety, comfort, cleanliness, telephone service, heating and ventilation, inaccessibility to poisons, detergents, cleaning supplies, medication, and hazardous items that can pose a danger to children. Per licensee there are no weapons or firearms in the facility. There were age appropriate toys and learning materials. Fire/disaster drill log was reviewed. Outdoor play activity is in the enclosed front yard and occasionally the back yard(fenced). Licensee stated that she is always present when children are outside playing. The required fire extinguisher (2A10BC), smoke detector, and carbon monoxide detector were in operable condition. First Aid kit was complete. Licensee had a current CPR/First Aid card which will expire (05/20) and EMSA certified. Children's records were reviewed.