|Annual visit conducted this date. Present was licensee, licensee's assistants Crystal Blair and Thomas Somma as well as nine children in care two of whom were infants. |
A review of staff records on this date indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances.
The facility was toured inside and out. The following areas were checked: facility clean and in good repair, hazards inaccessible or locked, fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide detector and smoke detector operational, stairs barricaded, fire place screened, bodies of water inaccessible, guns locked, client emergency cards present and pediatric CPR First Aid cards current.
The facility, clean and in good repair, is two story detached. Gate at the bottom of the staircase was in place at the time of the LPA arrival. The smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguisher are within regulation. No one on site has approved pediatric CPR/First Aid cards.
There is a pool in the fenced backyard enclosed by fencing. Pool is within regulation. The fenced backyard is designated for out door by children in care. Licensee said when children in care are playing in the fenced backyard 100% visual supervision is provided.
There are three dogs on the premises. All dogs appeared friendly and approachable. Children paperwork is complete. Licensee denies firearms on the premises.
AB 1368 requiring a small family child care home to have at least one staff on site that has had pediatric CPR/First Aid training was reviewed.
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