|The children use the backyard and front yard for outdoor play time. Both of the yards are fenced and have appropriate toys for the children in care. There were no hazards observed in the outdoor areas during today’s inspection. There are no bodies of water located on the premises.
Licensee has the Parent’s Rights poster and other appropriate forms posted on wall in the living room. Pediatric First Aid/CPR certificate are valid thru 07/28/20 for licensee. Licensee's disaster drill log notes last drill conducted on 04/08/19.
Licensee has a working telephone via cell phone. The licensee did have proof of the mandated reporter certificate training completed 03/11/2018. Immunization's required, MMR, TDAP and the Influenza shot were not verified. Licensees assistant file was also missing proof of immunization's and mandated reporter training as required by title 22. Licensee was advised that mandated reporter training expires every two years.
Detergents and cleaning supplies were inaccessible to the children in care. Fire extinguisher was inspected and met state regulations. There is an operational smoke detector and carbon monoxide in the living room. The licensee maintains a First Aid Kit in the home. There are adequate age appropriate toys, books, and games. There are no firearms present on the premises as stated by licensee. Five children’s files were reviewed for LIC700 and Blue Immunization card. All files were complete. Licensee’s and Licensee’s assistant files were reviewed and were complete.
The following were discussed: Individuals who are 18 years of age or older living in the home must be finger print cleared prior to being in the presence of the children in care. Individuals within one month of their 18th birthday must be fingerprinted immediately. No smoking, No infant walkers, No baby bouncers, No Johnny jumpers, No exersaucers and any other item that falls into that category. LPA discussed disaster drills, posting requirements, children records requirements, mandated child abuse and injury/death reporting.
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