The purpose of this visit was to conduct a case management inspection of the facility. The facility has requested to increase their capacity by adding a new room. The preschool is located on the Mission Basilica Church. There is also an elementary private school is located on this campus. Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Mahnaz (Nancy) Malek met with director, Laura Bullock and principal, Alycia Beresford in the office. LPA toured the facility with the school representatives. The preschool was out for summer. The facility is currently licensed for 25 preschool children in one classroom and additional nap room. The existing classroom was inspected. The measurement of this existing classroom is 882 square feet. The new classroom was measured today and was approximately 700 square feet. There is one sink in each classroom. The nap room will not be on the license any more. There are a total of 5 sinks and 3 toilets available for preschool children. Children need to be escorted to the bathroom with a staff person and supervised when they use the bathroom.
The facility has requested to provide care and supervision for 45 preschool children ages 2 through 5 years old. Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
The total measurement is 1582 square feet that accommodates 45 preschool children.
A review of staff records on this date indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who required caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions.
The facility does not have any children with IMS yet. 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
The playground measurement is approximately 3600 square feet that accommodates 45 preschool children.