|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Samantha Salunga made an unannounced Annual Random visit and met with Licensee, Tamra Dawson. There were 7 children in care, 4 who are infants. Facility was observed operating over ratio. LPA conducted a tour of the home inside and outside per facility sketch. The entire home is utilized for day care. Outside play area is completely fenced. No body of water was observed during time visit. Business Hours: Monday thru Friday 5:30am-4:30pm. |
Licensee has provided adequate space for the children to eat, sleep and play within the home. Home is clean, orderly and has adequate ventilation. Children’s toys and play equipment are available and observed free of hazards. There are no stairs in the home. There is a working telephone/email address. All cleaning compounds, detergents, medications, and poisons are made inaccessible through latches, locks, and/or placed up on high surfaces. Fireplace is inaccessible. Fire extinguisher and smoke detector are operational. Licensee states there are no firearms or other weapons in the home. Children records were reviewed for Emergency Information. There are no new adults living or working in the home over the age of 18 years. All adult residents and helpers have submitted or been cleared for criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. Pediatric CPR and First-Aid certificates are valid through 11/2017.
LPA reviewed the following: reporting requirements, regulation highlights, community resources, capacity limitations, supervision, clearances, emergency drills, mandated reporting, SIDS, and Shaken Baby Syndrome. Licensee is reminded that corporal punishment, smoking, walkers, exersaucers, jumpers and bouncy seats shall never be permitted during day care operation.