|(3)Licensing Program Analyst Diana Stephenson met with Licensee Preeti Sharma for an UNANNOUNCED RANDOM VISIT. Present for this visit was Licensee, Spouse Rajiv Sharma, Assistant Pallavi Gaonkar and 12 children in care consists of 2 infants, 7 preschool, and 3 school age. The home was toured to conduct a Health and Safety Inspection. There was a facility roster available for review.|
The home is two story which consists of 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and laundry room on the 2nd floor; day care room, napping/activity room, living room, dining area, kitchen, garage and fenced backyard on the 1st floor. The home is neat and clean with heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. The OFF LIMIT AREAS are the entire 2nd floor which is barricaded by a gate by the stairs during day care hours and the garage which will be inaccessible by closed and/or locked doors and visual supervision at all times. The ISOLATION AREA will be the living room. The fenced outdoor play area is free from defects or dangerous conditions. There are ample age appropriate toys that appear to be safe and in good condition. There are no pools, hot tubs or any other bodies of water. All hazardous materials and toxins are kept out of the reach of children and it was observed that there are no toxins or hazardous items accessible today. The home has a fully charged 2A10BC fire extinguisher, working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, working telephone, and first aid kit. The current licensee CPR and First Aid certificate expires on 7/23/18. The fireplace is screened to prevent access by children. Per licensee, there are no firearms in the home. Licensee conducts and documents fire and disaster drills at least once every six months. Licensee was reminded that exersaucers, baby walkers, bouncers, jumpers, and similar items are not allowed and that smoking is prohibited in the home during day care hours. The licensee is in ratio today. All REQUIRED forms are posted and visible for public review.
A review of staff records on 7/27/16 indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who required caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearance or exemptions.
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