|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Vicky Williamson arrived at the facility to conduct a case management inspection to follow up on incident report. LPA Williamson met with Assistant Director Jennifer Phillips. The following was observed during the inspection: Room #4 (2 - 3 years), 13 children present with 2 qualified teachers, Room #5 (4 - 5 years), 11 children present with 1 qualified teacher, Room #7 (3 - 4 years), 11 children present with 2 qualified teachers.|
On March 9, 2018 the director self- reported an incident of possible personal rights violation that allegedly occurred on March 8, 2018. Interviews were conducted with staff members.
On March 8, 2018, Per facility staff, child 1 opened the door to classroom #7, and looked out into the hallway. Staff 1 was in the hallway leaving classroom #6 and witnessed child 1 peering out of the doorway of classroom #7. As Staff 1 walked up to the child, Staff 1 stated that the child grabbed her hand and closed the door of classroom #7. Staff 1 stated that she took the child to the office and notified the Assistant Director immediately. Staff 2 and Staff 3, were in classroom #7 during the time the child peered out of the door and stepped out of the classroom, but were assisting other children in the classroom. Per staff, the duration of the time was approximately 1 minute. LPA conducted interviews with staff. Documents and agency reports were also reviewed. Based on the evidence obtained, it has been determined that facility staff failed to provide adequate care and visual supervision to the children in care resulting in child 1 leaving the classroom unnoticed and without supervision.
Refer to the next page LIC 809D for deficiency citations. Facility was provided a copy of the appeal rights form LIC 9058 and the signature on this form acknowledges receipt of these rights.
The Notice of Site Visit (LIC 9213) was provided to be posted at the facility for 30 days. LPA observed form LIC 9213 posted. An exit interview was conducted.