|(3) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Catherine Chambers conducted an unannounced Annual/Random visit. LPA met with Director, Tammy Yeager. Neither firearms/weapons nor poisons are allowed or stored on premises. All children are under supervision, including visual supervision, of a teacher at all times. The Department has inspection authority. There is a ratio of one teacher supervising no more than 12 children in attendance. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, and other dangerous items are inaccessible to children. All materials and surfaces accessible to children are toxic free. Medications are in a safe place inaccessible to children. All toilets and hand washing facilities are in safe and sanitary operating condition. All floors are clean and safe. Furniture and equipment are in good condition, free of sharp, loose, or pointed parts. All kitchen, food prep, and storage areas are clean, free of litter, rubbish, and rodents/vermin. All food is protected from contamination, and contaminated food is discarded immediately. Solid waste storage vessels, including moveable bins, have tight-fitting covers and are in good repair. Uncontaminated drinking water is available both indoors and outdoors. All foods/beverages capable of rapid spoiling are stored in covered containers at 45 (F) or less. Menus are posted at least one week in advance where an authorized representative can view them, are dated and kept on file for 30 days, and are available on request. Facility has one or more functioning carbon monoxide detectors that meet statutory requirements. Playground equipment is in good condition, free of sharp, loose, or pointed parts.|
Outdoor activity space surface is maintained in a safe condition and is free of hazards. Areas around high climbing equipment, swings, and slides have cushioning material to absorb falls. Before working or volunteering in a licensed child care facility, all individuals subject to a criminal record review have a clearance or exemption and have been associated to the facility. Staff records contain appropriate, documentation of education credits. At least one person trained in CPR and Pediatric first-aid is present when children are at the facility or at off-site activities. The person, who signs the child in/out, is responsible for the child, uses their full legal signature and records the time of day. Child's admission agreement is available for review.
In the areas inspected, no deficiencies cited today
Site Visit Notice posted on the parent board. Exit interview was conducted.