|A required increased monitoring inspection was conducted at the facility by LPA Patricia Pacheco. The facility file was reviewed prior to this visit. This inspection was conducted in regarding a non-compliance conference that was held with the licensee on 08/30/16 regarding an absence of supervision violation that was cited on 06/07/16.|
The facility was toured and LPA observed 9 children either napping or watching a movie. The children were being supervised by the licensee and her assistant. The items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds, and medications) were inaccessible to children in a locked cabinet in the laundry room with a high latch. The toys, floors, and other equipment appeared clean and safe. There is a working smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguisher in the facility. The yard is completely fenced: The pool has chain-link fencing with slats - there is a waiver on file for allowance of the slats. The licensee has auditory alarms on all of the windows and doors which have direct access to the pool. The licensee stated that has plans to replace the chain-link fence with a wrought iron fence that meets Title 22 regulations. The licensee will contact the Department when construction begins and ends so that the fence can be approved. Children records were reviewed. Acknowledgement of licensing reports forms were present. The licensee has current CPR and First Aid certifications. Staff required immunization records were previously reviewed. The licensee was provided a copy of A Child Care Provider's Guide to Safe Sleep. 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. All licensing reports are public information and must be made available upon request. This report was reviewed and discussed with the licensee. There were no Title 22 deficiencies cited during today's visit.
Notice of Site Visit shall be posted for 30 days from today's visit.