|On April 24, 2017, Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Ana Noble arrived at the facility on a Case Management visit to follow-up on an Unusual Incident/Injury Report, LIC624, submitted by the facility on April 17, 2017. At the time of visit, LPA Noble toured the facility took census, and LPA Noble met with Kari Sanders, Center Director - to discuss the reported incident. During the visit, LPA also interviewed Staff #2. LPA attempted to interview Child involved in incident, however, due to child's age no information was obtained from child. Staff #1 denied picking up Child, to Center Director, in an in appropriate manner. The information that was obtained by credible, witnesses indicate that Staff #1, had picked up child inappropriately with one arm around the child stomach and carried the Child. The Child was then observed crying during the incident and after the child had been placed down by Staff #1. |
Base on interviews conducted and information reported by the facility, the information reported to the Department was verified through interviews with relevant witnesses. On 4/13/2017 Staff #1 was observing carrying a Child inappropriate by one arm around the Child stomach, Child was observed crying, while Staff #1 carried the child and after the child had been placed down by Staff #1.
Based on the information obtained during the visit, there is a Violations of Title 22 Regulations pertaining to the reported incident. 101223(a)(3) Personal Rights. Each child shall be free from corporal or unusual punishment, humiliation, intimidation, ridicule, coercion, threat, mental abuse, or other actions of a punitive nature.
See LIC809-D for deficiency
An exit interview was held with Director, Kari Sanders. A Notice of Site visit was issued, along with a copy of this report. This report shall be public record for three years.