|LPA Castellon made an unannounced Annual Random inspection and met with licensee Lucy Lebaron. There were 7 child in care. LPA Castellon conducted a tour of the home to ensure compliance with standards established in Title 22 licensing regulations. The facility is using the following area for daycare: the entire first floor. Second floor and living room are properly barricaded via gate and off limits. Licensee was reminded that she may not make any changes to approved daycare areas prior to Department approval. |
All cleaners, toxins, medications, poisons and other hazardous substances are inaccessible to children in care and are located in off limits area. Licensee has provided safe toys, play equipment and materials. Home is clean, orderly with adequate heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. Primary telephone is a land line which is operational. There are no bodies of water kept at the facility. Licensee states that there are no firearms or other weapons in the home. Fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide detector and smoke detector are present in the home and meet State Fire Marshall standards. Licensee has all appropriate forms posted. A fully fenced back patio is used for outdoor play. Licensee was reminded to provide direct supervision when these areas are in use. Facility roster is current. Pediatric CPR and First-Aid certificates are valid through 03.19. Emergency disaster drills are practiced and documented monthly. Children’s records were reviewed.
Licensee has provided parents or representatives with a copy of the Family Child Care Notification of Parent’s Rights. 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.
LPA reminds licensee of the following: required departmental documents, supervision, clearances, emergency drills, child passenger law, unusual incident/injury reporting, mandated reporting, Assembly Bill 633, SIDS, Shaken Baby Syndrome, and Megan's law. Licensee is reminded that corporal