|(1) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Han conducted an unannounced annual/random inspection of the facility on today's date. LPA Han toured the facility with the licensee, Petra Castaneda and a census taken. Observed was licensee, one assistant, seven children, three who were under the age of two. A review of staff criminal clearance 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. |
The LPA toured the facility inside and outside. Medication storage, 1st aid kit, and cleaning supplies storage were inspected. Facility met all posting requirement. The facility clean and in good repair, hazards inaccessible or locked, a fire place barricaded. There are age appropriate toys and equipment on the premises. The required fire extinguisher (2A10BC), carbon monoxide, and smoke detectors are in operable condition. Per Licensee there are no weapons in the facility at this time. Licensee stated off limit areas include: entire bedrooms and garage. The licensee has designated the living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom that is on left side as one enters the hallway, and backyard are used for childcare. Due to rain, children are not using backyard and licensee is working on cleaning and removing hazardous items from backyard. Licensee will complete backyard cleaning within two weeks and provide the picture to LPA.
Facility files were reviewed, including liability insurance for family child care home, facility roster, and fire and disaster drill log, Licensee and one staff records were reviewed, including, TB test, immunization records (Measles, Pertussis, and Influenza), Criminal Record Statement, and current CPR and First Aid, Mandated Reporter Training Certificates. Seven children’s records were reviewed, including, Notification of parents’ rights, Parent notification additional children in care, Parent notification additional children in care, Identification and Emergency information, Consent for emergency medical treatment.
Licensee is current with Pediatric CPR and First Aid and both valid until 1/2021. Licensee was reminded that licensee must present at facility and ensure that children are properly cared for and supervised at all times. Licensee must make sure that a substitute adult cares for the children when licensee is temporarily absent. The licensee was also reminded that no child shall be left alone in a parked vehicle at any time.