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According to the measurement of 10/23/2017 the playground measurement for infants and toddlers is approximately 1844 square feet which accommodates 24 infants and toddlers.
The facility has requested a waiver to use the playground for a total of 24 infants and toddlers at any given time. The facility has requested to increase their capacity to 63 infants and toddlers. Based on the total measurement, the facility can accommodate 55 infants and toddlers in rooms 1, 4, 8, 9, and 10.
An updated license will be issued after final review and approval of the waiver request for the playground.
A review of criminal record clearances indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions.
Today the facility was reviewed to ensure compliance with license conditions and limitations, staffing and ratios, inaccessibility to poisons, medication, and hazardous items that can pose a danger to children. Equipment and furniture was inspected to ensure it's in good condition, free of sharp, loose or pointed parts. The bins had tight fitting covers. The napping area is separated from the activity are and has sufficient infant napping equipment. There is no walkers on the premises. The changing table is within the arm's reach of a sink. Bottles and dishes are labeled with the current date and children's names. The infants and toddlers were being supervised in the awake area and the napping area. There are no weapons, firearms or bodies of water in the facility. The playground was inspected for safety, good condition of equipment, including appropriate cushioning material around and under high climbing equipment. Staff's files were reviewed for education verification, CPR/First Aid, infant/toddler units, and new immunization requirements for (MMR, Pertussis, and Flu vaccines).
A sample of children's files were reviewed for completeness of medical assessment, and verification of sign in/out including time the child was signed in/out by authorized representative as well as verification of representatives full legal signature. The facility has an individual feeding plan for each infant and each infant has an infant Needs and Services Plan.
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