|Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) Joleen Kenney and met with Shawna Rodriguez, licensee, for an unannounced 3 year inspection. Twelve (12) children were present upon arrival.
Off-limit areas are: Garage, Master bedroom and Master bathroom. The facility was toured inside and out for a health and safety inspection. The facility appeared orderly and suitable for children. Cleaning agents are stored in latched cabinets under the sink. Knives are kept inaccessible in upper cabinet.. Fire extinguisher, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors meet State Fire Marshall standards. Licensee stated that there are no weapons at the facility. All staff present today had criminal background check clearances and/or exemptions and facility associations. LPA observed a current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Licensee had proof of immunization's to meet SB 792 for herself and her assistant. Licensee stated that no new residents moved into the home since licensure. Capacity specified on the license was met. Outdoor play area is fenced, and licensee understands that 100 % supervision is required in unfenced outside areas. LPA observed a current roster of children and documentation of fire and disaster drills. Children’s records include immunization records and signed copies of Parents Rights Notifications.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm.