|(3) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Elizabeth Berumen conducted an unannounced random visit to the home today. LPA met with Licensee, Gabriela Lara and explained the nature of today's visit to her. LPA also observed Licensee's husband, her 13, 12 and 4 year old children and 5 day care children (3 infants and 2 pre-school children). Days and hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The adults that reside in the home are the Licensee and her husband. Licensee's certifications for CPR and First Aid are current and expire in March 2016. |
LPA toured the indoor and outdoor areas of the home during today's visit. LPA reviewed a Child Care Facility Roster, updates were made to the roster during today's visit. LPA reviewed a fire disaster drill, last drill practiced on March 13, 2015. LPA reviewed four children's files and observed current and updated immunization records and the Family Child Care Home Notification of Parents' Rights forms (LIC 995A) in each file. The Licensee's phone number changed, her new number is (408) 510-4829. LPA observed sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the day care children. The home is clean, orderly, and safe for the day care children. LPA did not observe any wall heaters inside the home. Off limit areas in the home are entire upstairs (4 bedrooms & two bathrooms), laundry room downstairs and garage. LPA observed barricaded stairs and barricaded fire place.
LPA observed a fully charged 3A40BC fire extinguisher and working smoke detector. Gabriela does not have a carbon monoxide detector because she was not aware that she needed one. LPA informed her that a carbon monoxide detector is required, she said she'll purchase and install one. Gabriela is not using the backyard. LPA observed that the backyard is fenced and there is a pool that meets title 22 requirements. Front yard is being used. The Licensee states that she does not have any weapons. Gabriela has a pet dog. All detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other similar items are stored inaccessible to children.