|(2) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Maria Mueller conducted an annual random visit and met with licensee, Tomasa Bernal. LPA informed licensee the reason for the visit. The home was toured inside and outside. The living room, one bedroom and play room are used for day care. The kitchen is gated, the cabinets in the kitchen are locked with tot locks. The fireplace is blocked with a play kitchen. The bathroom is clean and free of toxins. The outdoor play area is completely fenced, LPA observed age appropriate toys, slide, swing, small plastic play houses, grass area, bike area and shade area. There are 3 dogs in the property. There are no bodies of water observed. |
There is a functioning carbon monoxide that meets statutory requirements. The smoke alarm was tested and was found operational. The fire extinguisher was serviced March 14, 2016. Licensee is current with CPR and First Aid which expires August 2018. The fire drill was conducted and documented, last drill was conducted
June 2016. Licensee stated that there are no guns or ammunition in the home.
Licensee stated that she is not providing Incidental Medical Services. Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing IMS must be submitted to the Department. 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
Children's roster reviewed. Child's file reviewed.
In the areas that were evaluated, no deficiencies were observed at the time of the visit.
LPA observed licensee post the Notice of Site Visit.