|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Richard Gumienny made an unannounced case management inspection. Purpose of the visit is for a capacity increase and to ensure that the home is in compliance with standards established in CCR, Title 22, Division 12, Chapter 3. Met with Licensee, Silvana Hammo. Licensee was supervising 3 day care child during the inspection, none of whom were under 24 months of age. Licensee stated that there are no new adults living or working in the home over the age of 18 years. Licensee acknowledged that she resides in the home. A review of staff records on 3/16/17 indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances and T.B. test results prior to working and/or residing in the home. Licensee and staff records were reviewed. Licensee currently operates M-F, 6:00am - 10:00pm. Licensee has CPR/FA valid through 7/2017.|
A fire clearance was granted on 3/9/2017 for a capacity of 14. This single level, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home was inspected. The entire home may be used for day care including the 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen, dining room, and fully fenced back yard area. The garage is off limits and made inaccessible to children with door knob cover and lock. There is an operational smoke alarm and fire extinguisher as well as carbon monoxide detector. The home has a properly barricaded fire place in the living room. There are ample space, toys, and napping areas for children as well as cots. The home has adequate heating and ventilation. Licensee stated that the front yard area is not used for day care. Licensee reminded that visual supervision is required during all outdoor activities. Licensee stated that there are no weapons on premises. LPA observed no bodies of water on premises. The back yard area had grass which was in need of cutting. LPA walked throughout the grass area and found no hazardous items. The proper forms were posted. Reviewed children files which were found to be complete. LPA obtained copy of current roster. Last disaster drill was conducted and documented on 1/15/2017.
LPA reviewed the following with Licensee: Capacity limitations, supervision, unusual incidents, mandated reporting, Assembly Bill 633, SIDS, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Megan's law. Licensee is reminded that corporal punishment, smoking, baby walkers, exer-saucers, jumpers and bouncy seats shall never be