|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Cherie Acosta met with teacher, Valerie Reed for an unannounced annual/random visit. When LPA arrived there was 1 fingerprint cleared teacher and 5 school aged children present. During LPA's visit the program supervisor Mimi Albert arrived at the facility. The facility is located in a portable at the far end of Jensen Ranch Elementary school. The center was toured for a health and safety inspection. The facility appears to be safe, sanitary and in good repair. All the cleaning products and medicines were inaccessible to the children. Furniture appears to be in good condition and free of hazards. The toilets and faucets are in working order. The food preparation area and storage areas are clean and in sanitary condition. All storage containers for solid waste have tight fitting covers. The facility provides both morning and afternoon snacks. A menu is posted and visible for review. Drinking water is available both indoors and outdoors. The facility has a carbon monoxide detector, charged fire extinguisher and first aid kit.
The children are using the school yard for outdoor activities. Outdoor activity space appear to be safe and free of hazards. The school play structure closest to the portable is used by the children. There is another play structure that is not used by the children and is currently off limits due to the school making repairs. Visual supervision is provided while children are playing. Climbing equipment is properly anchored to the ground with adequate and appropriate cushioning material to absorb falls. There is a shaded area provided for the children.
A physical census was taken of all children present and crossed referenced with the sign in and out sheets.
LPA reviewed children and staffs records. Opening and closing staff have current CPR and first aid training. All required forms are posted and visible for public review. Fire and disaster drills are being conducted at least every six months.