|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Jeevun Birk-Miller conducted an unannounced annual random inspection and met with licensee, Tina Rodriquez. All individuals subject to criminal background review have obtained a criminal record clearance. During the inspection the licensee's daughter, assistant, and six children were present. |
A health and safety inspection was conducted in all areas accessible to children. Off-limits areas include the entire upstairs, laundry room, and garage. LPA observed the required postings, a working phone, 3-A-40-BC fire extinguisher, and functioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Licensee stated there are no weapons in the home. There are no bodies of water on the premise. Toxic and hazardous items are inaccessible to children. The fireplace in the home is appropriately barricaded to prevent access by children and outdoor play space is fenced.
Five children’s files were reviewed. Emergency information were on file. During review of the children's files at 1:12 PM LPA observed that four out the five (C1-C4) files were missing the Notification of Parent's Rights form and Parent Notification of Additional Children in Care. The licensee's immunization records for measles (MMR), pertussis (Tdap), and the flu are available in the facility file. Current in person EMSA CPR and First Aid certification was verified and expires 08/2021 and AB 1207 Mandated Reporter Training which expires 03/2020.
This provider is currently not providing IMS services to children in care. 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.
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