|Licensing Program Analyst, Joelle Redding, made an unannounced visit for the purpose of a random annual inspection. . During this visit there were 13 infants/toddlers with four staff as follows: 3 children under the age of 12 months with one teacher and 10 children between 12 and 24 months with 3 teachers. Facility is within ratio and capacity. Program operates 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday.|
The furniture and toys, both inside and out, are safe, age-appropriate and in good repair. The rooms have adequate heating, lighting and ventilation, are clean and orderly, and are free of hazards. Infant changing tables have padded washable vinyl at least one inch thick with sides raised at least 3 inches, per regulation and are within arm’s reach of a sink. All storage containers and trashes have tight fitting covers are in good repair. Food service area consists of a kitchen which is clean and free of hazards, with food stored per regulation and the menu is posted. Infant food is stored in the infant refrigerator, dated and labeled. All hazardous items are stored where they are inaccessible to children. The outdoor play area is fenced, has sufficient cushioning and adequate shade and is separate from other programs. The carbon monoxide detector is operational. There is no evidence of rodent or insect activity. There is at least one staff present with a current CPR and First Aid certification. Sign in/out sheets were reviewed. Infant Needs and Services Plans were on file for all infants. LPA reviewed a sample of personnel records for qualifications and a sample of children's records for emergency information. LPA discussed SB 792 (staff immunizations) and SIDS (Child Care Providers Guide to Safe Sleep Handout provided). This facility provides Incidental Medical Services – IMS. LPA reviewed storage of medication and equipment/supplies, and reviewed children’s, personnel, and administrative records. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual – Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm.. No deficiencies are cited. NOTICE OF SITE VISIT WAS POSTED DURING THIS VISIT AND WILL REMAIN POSTED FOR 30 DAYS.