|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Diana Sanchez, made an unannounced complaint inspection today and met with Director Ana King to deliver complaint finding on the above allegation. Current census is 64.|
This agency has investigated the complaint alleging that Licensee failed to maintain a comfortable temperature for the children in care. During the investigation, LPA reviewed service orders, interviewed facility staff and review reports.
On 7/24/2018, during a heat wave, the facility’s air conditioning unit malfunctioned on one side of the building. At approximately 2:40 p.m., assistant director checked on classroom #7 and the temperature thermostat read at 91 degrees. She immediately called the A/C service repair unit who walked her through an attempt to restart the A/C. Children remained in the hot classrooms, for approximately one hour and twenty minutes, until approximately 4:00 p.m., when children were relocated to other classrooms.
Based on interviews conducted, the preponderance of evidence standard has been met, therefore the above allegation is found to be SUBSTANTIATED. California Code of Regulations, (Title 22, Division 12 & Chapter 1), are being cited on the attached LIC 9099D.”