|An unannounced inspection was made to the facility by Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) J. Velasco. 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. This program has a toddler component and currently does not have any infants under eighteen months in care. Children of different age groups have separate activity areas.|
The facility’s operating hours are 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, year round. The facility was toured inside and outside, and the floor and yard plan submitted by the licensee were verified. The items which could pose a danger to children (such as detergents, cleaning compounds and medications) were observed to be inaccessible to children in cupboards above the classroom sinks.
Director stated there are no poisons in the facility, and none were observed during this inspection. The toys, floors, desks and other equipment and surfaces are clean, toxic free, safe, and in good condition. There is uncontaminated drinking water available to children both indoors and outdoors by use of water jugs and individual cups for children on the playground and in the classrooms. The children's bathrooms are in safe and sanitary condition.
Food prep areas are clean. Food is properly stored and refrigerated as needed. There was no contaminated food observed. Garbage cans containing solid waste have tight fitting lids. LPA observed a working carbon monoxide detector in the facility.
Continued on LIC 809-C