|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Vicky Williamson made an unannounced Annual/Random inspection. Met with Licensee Janice Ford . During this inspection there were 4 children present, 1 of whom was under 24 months. |
This two story, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home was inspected. The following areas will be used for day care: living room, play room, side room (adjoining to living room),dining room, bathroom 1 (hallway), front patio,iand fully fenced back yard. Off limits area: entire second story which includes bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, bathroom 2 ( hallway), bathroom 3 (inside of bedroom 2). Second story is made inaccessible to children through the use of a safety gate at stairway. The garage and kitchen, are off-limits and inaccessible to children by door locks, safety gate and door knob covers. There is a fireplace in the "play room" that is barricaded. There were no bodies of water on the property during the time of inspection. There is a working fire extinguisher rated 2-A :10B:C located in the kitchen, smoke and carbon monoxide detector are present and operational. Poisons, cleaning compounds, medications and other hazardous items are inaccessible to children due to being placed in inaccessible areas. Adequate heating and ventilation is provided for day care children. Children’s toys, play equipment and materials are available. Licensee states there are NO firearms or weapons in the home. Licensee maintains a current facility roster of the children, which LPA obtained during time of inspection. Children’s records and immunization cards were reviewed and are in compliance. License states that a copy of the Family Child Care Notification of Parent Right’s is provided to parents. Licensee has pediatric CPR/First Aid certifications valid through 12/2018. Last fire/disaster drill conducted on 2/2/18.
Licensee stated there are no new adults living in the home over the age of 18 years. A review of staff records on 4/12/18 indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances. LPA advised licensee that any new/additional adults must be cleared prior to working or residing in home. Any minor upon his/her 18th birthday must be fingerprinted within 30 days