|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Michelle Hood conducted a required inspection. Met with Kelly Wade and Diana Evangelista. The facility operates Monday-Friday from 6:15 am to 6:00 pm. |
The indoor and outdoor of the facility was inspected. Room #1 had 12 children (napping) with 1 fully qualified teacher. Room #2 had 0 children. Room #3 had 11 children (napping) with 1 fully qualified teacher. Room #7 had 12 children (napping) with 1 fully qualified teacher. Room #8 had 0 children. The facility operates within licensed capacity and ratio limitations. Children were observed to be under visual supervision. The classroom and restrooms have adequate lighting, heating, and ventilation. All floors appeared to be safe and clean. Furniture, children's cubbies, toys and napping equipment (cots) appeared to be in good condition. Trash cans have tight-fitting cover. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions and other hazardous items are stored behind latched cabinets. Medication policies and procedures were reviewed. Menu is rotated monthly. All food was inspected and protected from contamination. Sign in/out sheets were reviewed showing parent/guardian’s signature and time of day recorded. The kitchen and storage areas appeared to be clean. The surface of the outdoor activity space is maintained in a safe condition with sufficient shade. Drinking water are available inside the classrooms and outdoor play area. There are no bodies of water and weapons present on the premises. The last fire drill was conducted on documented on 06/07/2018. The director's office is designated for use by children who are ill. A sample of the children's records, including medical assessment and identification & emergency information were reviewed. Staff's records and transcripts were reviewed to verify teacher qualifications and experiences. Opening and closing staff members have current CPR and First Aid certifications. A review of staff records on 07/10/2018 indicated that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions.
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