|(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 assistant, Dora Gutierrez and 8 day care children; 3 infants and 5 preschoolers. Days and hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Gabriela states that her husband and herself are the only adults living in the home and her 3 children (6, 14, 16). Licensee's certifications for CPR and First Aid are current and expire, May 2018. |
LPA inspected he indoor and outdoor areas of the home during today's visit. LPA reviewed a Child Care Facility Roster; children birth dates are missing on the roster. LPA reviewed a fire disaster drill, last drill practiced on December 13, 2017. LPA reviewed eight children's files and observed current and updated immunization records and the Family Child Care Home Notification of Parents' Rights forms (LIC 995A). Licensee states she has two working telephone numbers. LPA observed sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the day care children. The home is clean and orderly for the children. LPA did not observe any wall heaters inside the home. Fire place in the living room is barricaded. Off limit areas in the home are entire upstairs (4 bedrooms & two bathrooms), laundry room downstairs and garage. LPA observed barricaded stairs. Gabriela states that her backyard is off limits. She is using the front yard as outdoor play area. Gabriela understands that 100 percent supervision is required when children are out in an unfenced area. Gabriela states her phone (408) 840-9021 and (408) 510-4820. She will submit an updated LIC 279 with that information and also update the adults who live in the home.
LPA observed a fully charged 3A40BC fire extinguisher. working smoke and carbon monoxide detector. LPA observed that the backyard is fenced and there is a pool that meets title 22 requirements. 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.
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