|3) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Jacqueline Moore was greeted and allowed entrance into the facility by licensee, Petra Castaneda. LPA observed 8 day care children, 4 children were in the day care/ living room preparing for nap and 4 children were in the dining room area finishing up lunch. Census was taken as followed: 3 infants and 5 preschool children. Two additional school age children were transported from school to the facility by licensee' adult son Manuel Castaneda Jr, and arrived to the facility at 12:22pm. Also present and assisting with the day care was licensee' s adult son's Gabriel Castaneda and Manuel Castaneda. A review of adult individuals living or working in this facility on this date who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. There are 4 adults and 1 minor living in the facility|
LPA toured the home inside and outside with the licensee. Off limit areas included: the three bedrooms in the hallway, bathroom inside of master bedroom, front yard, and the detached garage.
Areas designated for day care included: the living room/day care room, dining room, kitchen, hallway bathroom, and the enclosed backyard.
Furniture and equipment was inspected for age appropriateness and good repair. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. The home was equipped with a 2A:10BC, Fire Extinguisher, smoke detector, and carbon monoxide detector which were in operable condition. EMSA Pediatric CPR & First Aid cards which will expire 1/5/19. Adult assistants also had current EMSA Pediatric CPR & First aid cards which will expire 9/19.
The bathroom area was inspected for proper storage of all cleaning compounds, medications, perfumes, shampoos, toothpaste, and sharp pointed objects.
The enclosed fenced backyard was used for outdoor play area. There are no wall heaters in the home. Fireplace was barricaded by a large shelf. Per licensee there are no weapons are firearms in the facility. LPA did not observe any bodies of water at the facility. LPA observed one pet dog in the backyard. .
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