|Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) Mai Lor and Amanda Blesi conducted an unannounced annual random inspection. During this inspection, LPAs met with Licensee Regina Newman and Assistant Gary Newman. Census included 12 children which three children are under the age of two. All adults residing in the home have criminal record clearances. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 6:00pm.
A health and safety inspection was conducted in all areas accessible to children. Off-limit areas include: the garage, and all three bedrooms. Licensee understands that children may never enter these off-limit areas. Applicant acknowledges she is required to notify licensing prior to making changes to off-limit areas so that they may be inspected for safety. Licensee stated there are no weapons on premises. LPAs observed a fire extinguisher that is fully charged. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detector are operable. The home provides safe toys, play equipment and materials. LPAs advised Licensee that in areas that are not fenced, supervision must always be maintained. LPAs observed cleaning solution and disinfectant wipes underneath the kitchen sink and hair products in the the bathroom which is accessible to children in care.
Five children, Licensee and Assistant records were reviewed. All records contained the required documentation. Licensee has a current CPR/First Aid certificate which expires 04/14/2020. Licensee completed mandated reporter training. Licensee was advised that this training is required every two years. All required licensing postings was observed. A current fire drill log was observed with the last one conducted on 6/10/19. A current children roster was observed during this inspection.
(Report continued on subsequent LIC 809)