|An Annual inspection was conducted at the facility by LPA, Dean Valencia. 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. There are presently 4 adults living in the home. |
During today’s visit the home and grounds were toured and the licensee was operating within the licensed capacity. During today's visit, there were 2 infants in care, and 6 preschool age children in care. Licensee had an adult assistant assisting with care of the children. Operating hours are 5am to 6pm, Mon–Fri. The floor plan was verified. Off limits areas are inaccessible by means of baby gates. The licensee's pediatric CPR/First Aid certification is current, which expires 4/2018. Items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds, and medications) were stored out of the reach of children. Poisonous/Hazardous items are locked in the garage. There is a working smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguisher in the home. The licensee has a current roster of children in care and has conducted an emergency drill within the past six months. The licensee stated there are no firearms and/or other dangerous weapons in the home and none were observed during today's visit. The children use the backyard as the outdoor play area and it is completely fenced. There are no bodies of water on the premises. Children's records were reviewed and in substantial compliance. 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
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