Department of
SOCIAL SERVICES

Community Care Licensing


COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION REPORT

Facility Number: 334830395
Report Date: 01/25/2019
Date Signed: 01/25/2019 02:39:44 PM


STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION REPORT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
This is an official report of an unannounced visit/investigation of a complaint received in our office on
01/18/2019 and conducted by Evaluator Samuel Lopez
COMPLAINT CONTROL NUMBER: 09-CC-20190118085803
FACILITY NAME:BRIDGES CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERFACILITY NUMBER:
334830395
ADMINISTRATOR:NICOLE L. FUENTESFACILITY TYPE:
840
ADDRESS:500 N. STATE STREETTELEPHONE:
(951) 658-3354
CITY:HEMETSTATE: CAZIP CODE:
92543
CAPACITY:24CENSUS: 0DATE:
01/25/2019
UNANNOUNCEDTIME BEGAN:
10:05 AM
MET WITH:Brenda Garcia and Savithri Gunaratna TIME COMPLETED:
02:30 PM
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Facility left child unattended
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Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) Samuel Lopez and Kim Leung arrived at the facility to conduct a visit regarding a complaint received concerning the above allegation. LPAs Lopez and Leung was given access to the facility by Teacher Brenda Garcia. LPAs Lopez and Leung toured the facility and took a census. LPAs Lopez and Leung met with Brenda and then with Licensee Savithri Gunaratna to further discuss the complaint/allegation. During the investigation, interviews were conducted, and facility files were reviewed.

The following was alleged: A child was observed in the kitchen, without supervison, by the person who picked the child up

The Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Samuel Lopez investigated the above allegation and gathered the following information: A child was at the facility and was told to go to the assigned classroom, then was instructed to go the kitchen. When the authorized person, to pick up the child, arrived at the facility to pick up the child, the child was found to be, in the kitchen, without supervsion.
Substantiated
Estimated Days of Completion:
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Aaron RossTELEPHONE: (951) 782-4200
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Samuel LopezTELEPHONE: (951) 782-4116
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 01/25/2019
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 01/25/2019
This report must be available at Child Care and Group Home facilities for public review for 3 years.
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME: BRIDGES CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
FACILITY NUMBER: 334830395
VISIT DATE: 01/25/2019
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The staff and the rest of the children were all located outside in the playground. The child was then walked out of the facility, by the authorized person, and left the facility.

Based on the documentation reviewed and additional pertinent information obtained, the preponderance of evidence standard has been met that a child was left in the kitchen, without supervision, therefore the above allegation of supervision is found to be Substantiated. California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 12, Chapter 1, is being cited on the attached LIC 9099D.

An exit interview was conducted and a copy of this report was provided to the Licensee Savithri Gunaratna on this date. Also, the Licensee was provided a copy of their appeal rights (LIC9058) and their signature on this form acknowledges receipt of these rights.

A copy of this report must be made available to the public for 3 years.

A Civil Penalty has been assessed during this inspection. Payment is due when billed and the check(s) or money orders shall be made payable to the “California Department of Social Services”. YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INVOICE IN THE MAIL. DO NOT SEND MONEY UNTIL YOU RECEIVE YOUR INVOICE. DO NOT SEND CASH.



A NOTICE OF SITE VISIT WAS ISSUED AND IS TO BE POSTED IN A PROMINENT LOCATION AT THE FACILITY FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS ALONG WITH A COPY OF ALL TYPE A DEFICIENCIES (LIC 9099D) CITED DURING THIS INSPECTION. A COPY OF ALL TYPE A DEFICIENCIES CITED DURING THIS INSPECTION MUST ALSO BE IMMEDIATELY (WITHIN 24 HOURS OF THE CHILD’S NEXT DAY IN CARE) GIVEN TO THE PARENTS OF ALL CHILDREN ENROLLED IN THE CHILD CARE FACILITY AND ANY CHILDREN ENROLLED INTO THE CHILD CARE FACILITY OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (AT THE TIME OF ENROLLMENT).
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Aaron RossTELEPHONE: (951) 782-4200
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Samuel LopezTELEPHONE: (951) 782-4116
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 01/25/2019
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 01/25/2019
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Control Number 09-CC-20190118085803
STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

COMPLAINT INVESTIGATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501

FACILITY NAME: BRIDGES CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
FACILITY NUMBER: 334830395
DEFICIENCY INFORMATION FOR THIS PAGE:
VISIT DATE: 01/25/2019
Deficiency Type
POC Due Date /
Section Number
DEFICIENCIES
PLAN OF CORRECTIONS(POCs)
Type A
01/28/2019
Section Cited
CCR
101229(a)(1)
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Care and Supervision. No child(ren) shall be left without the supervision, including visual observation, of a teacher at any time except as specified in sections 101216.2(e)(1) and 101230(c)(1). This requirement was not being met as evidenced a child being left, in the kitchen, without supervision.
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Licensee agrees to submit a plan as to how she will provide training or obtain training from an outside source regarding Care and Supervision. The plan is to be submitted by 1/28/19. Proof of the training obtained/completed/or enrolled to be submitted by 1/31/19.
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The child was found without supervision by the person authorized to pick the child up, and not by staff. This poses an immediate risk to the Health and Safety of the children in care.

A civil penalty is also being assessed with this citation. ($500.00)
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Failure to correct the cited deficiency(ies), on or before the Plan of Correction (POC) due date, may result in a civil penalty assessment.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Aaron RossTELEPHONE: (951) 782-4200
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Samuel LopezTELEPHONE: (951) 782-4116
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 01/25/2019
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 01/25/2019
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