|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Pam Burkett, conducted an unannounced random inspection visit to the facility today. LPA met with Shefali Malhotra, teacher and explained the nature of today's visit. Director, Marie Nunez was leaving when LPA arrived. We spoke briefly. Ravinder, owner was here most of the visit and had to leave at 3:00 PM. LPA explained the nature of today's visit. LPA toured the facility both inside and outside during today's visit. There were 8 children in the school age room with one fully qualified teacher. The facility is in ratio.|
LPA observed the required posted materials, including the Facility License, Emergency Disaster Plan (LIC 610), Earthquake Preparedness Checklist (LIC 9148), Parents' Rights Poster (PUB 393), and Personal Rights (LIC 613A).
A review of staff records indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. LPA reminded Shefali of the applicable civil penalties for those adults who have not received fingerprint clearances, are not associated to the license and who come in contact with or provide care and supervision to the children. Penalty amounts: $100.00 per person per day, minimum of $100.00 to a maximum of $500.00 per person for an initial violation and a minimum of $100.00 to a maximum of $3000.00 per person for any subsequent violations within a 12 month period.
LPA reviewed two children's and one staff files during today's visit. Each child's file reviewed contains the Information and Emergency Information form (LIC 700). Staff file contain the required transcripts/verification of experience. Staff first aid and CPR certification is current. Shefali understands that there shall be at least one person, with valid CPR and First Aid certifications, on site at all times or present during off-site activities (field trips).