|An unannounced annual inspection was conducted at the facility by Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Barajas and LPA Enciso. LPA’s met with licensee Flora Gomez and toured the entire facility. LPA’s observed 1 infant and 2 preschool age children in day care room. The facility was within licensed capacity and the required ratio. Licensee stated there are presently 3 adults living in the home Licensee, Licensee husband and Adult daughter, no minor children. Day care operating hours are Monday through Friday, 5:30a.m. to 6p.m. 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 or exemptions. |
During today’s inspection each child was observed to have safe, healthful, and comfortable accommodations, furnishings, and equipment. The floor plan was verified, 1 story home 4 bedrooms and 2 restrooms. Licensee stated all bedrooms, Master Bathroom, living room and kitchen are completely off limits. Off limits areas are made inaccessible by means of baby gates, door knobs and door locks. The children use the back yard as the outdoor play area, and it is completely fenced. The outdoor play area is free from hazards. The front yard is completely off limits. There is a fireplace in the home, its inaccessible due to a blockage of a large wooden bench. Items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds, and medications) were stored out of the reach of children in garage cabinet locked. Poisonous items are not stored on site, and none were observed during today's inspection. The home provides safe toys, equipment, and materials. There is a working carbon monoxide detector, smoke detector, and fire extinguisher (2A10BC) in the home that meet statutory and State Fire Marshall standards. The licensee has a current roster of children in care. The facility has conducted an emergency drill within the past six months, last one dated 06/12/19. The licensee stated there are no firearms or other dangerous weapons in the home. Bodies of water were not observed during today's visit. The LPA advised the licensee to contact licensing department for any changes to hours and days of planned operation, and for any changes to facility, including on/off limit areas and change in phone number. The licensee has a home phone that is used for child care. The licensee was reminded that if a cell phone is only used, it must remain on the premises always during hours of operation.
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