|An inspection was made to the facility by LPA, N.Cunningham. LPA attempted to conduct inspection on 3/16/18 at 12:30pm. The facility file was reviewed prior to this inspection. A review of the personnel report on file indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. Personnel are fingerprinted and associated to the Head Start- Lincoln Center site # 490111008. This program is operated by Head Start and a Title 5 funded program. |
Operating hours are 8-12 and 12:15-4:15, Mon-Thurs. The facility currently follows the Petaluma school district calendar. The facility was toured inside and outside and the floor and yard plan were verified. The items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds and medications) were inaccessible to children. The head teacher states no Poisons are stored at the facility and none were observed. The facility was free of flies, insects and rodents. The toys, floors, desks and other equipment and surfaces appeared clean, toxic free, safe and in good condition. There is uncontaminated drinking water available to children both indoors and outdoors. The children’s bathrooms appeared in safe and sanitary condition. A current menu was posted. Food prep areas are clean. Food is properly stored and free of contamination. Garbage cans containing solid waste have tight fitting lids. The playground was free of hazards. The playground equipment and surface areas appeared in safe condition. There is wood chips underneath climbing structures and/or play equipment sufficient to absorb falls. There were no bodies of water observed. The head teacher stated no weapons are stored on site and none were observed. During today's inspection, staffing ratios were being met and children were being properly supervised.