|Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) Candis Rodriguez and Diana Martinez conducted an unannounced annual inspection. LPAs were greeted by Licensee Dianna Martinez who accompanied LPA on a tour of the home, inside and outside, as shown on the facility sketches (LIC 999A) provided. Also present was one (1) assistant, Martha Mendoza. Present during today’s inspection were three (3) children. The areas of the home that are accessible to the day care children are the living room, kitchen, dining room, family room, bedroom #1, bedroom #2, bedroom #3, and the hallway bathroom. “Off-limits” rooms are made inaccessible by lock. Two pets were observed during today’s visit; licensee is aware of the safety of children around animals. There are no "bodies of water" in this home. Licensee stated there are no firearms in this home. No poisons were observed on the premises during today’s inspection. Fireplace is inaccessible to children by protective glass. There is a working fire extinguisher. The smoke detector and carbon monoxide indicator were both in working condition. The home has adequate heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. There are no stairs in the home. There is a working telephone and number was verified. Adequate supervision is being provided during this visit. Children are supervised when outside in the unfenced play area. Capacity as specified on the license is being maintained.
LPAs observed cleaning compounds such as Windex, Easy Off, Comet, Lysol spray, and Weiman Stainless Steel polish in a cabinet underneath the kitchen sink. The cabinet underneath the sink had worn out safety latches which were observed not to be functioning, allowing the cleaning compounds to be accessible to children in care.
Upon review of facility files, LPAs observed Child #1’s file was missing immunization documentation. LPAs also observed Child #2’s file was missing all required licensing forms, including emergency contact information. Licensee stated Child #2 started coming to her day care today, and the parent will complete the forms when Child #2 is picked up today. Licensee has a current roster of the children. Licensee maintains documentation of immunizations for herself, however, Licensee's assistant who is present today does not have immunizations on file. (Continued on LIC809C)