Department of
SOCIAL SERVICES

Community Care Licensing


FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT

Facility Number: 136608070
Report Date: 10/27/2015
Date Signed 10/27/2015 10:44:09 AM

COMPREHENSIVE INSPECTION
STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 7575 METROPOLITAN DR., STE 110
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
FACILITY NAME:KINDER CASTLE LEARNING ACADEMYFACILITY NUMBER:
136608070
ADMINISTRATOR:ELIAS, NORAFACILITY TYPE:
850
ADDRESS:2211 WEST MAIN STREETTELEPHONE:
(760) 337-1117
CITY:EL CENTROSTATE: CAZIP CODE:
92243
CAPACITY:42CENSUS: 26DATE:
10/27/2015
TYPE OF VISIT:Annual/RandomUNANNOUNCEDTIME BEGAN:
09:00 AM
MET WITH:Nora EliasTIME COMPLETED:
11:15 AM
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(3) LPA Nancy Diaz conducted an unannounced random site visit today. LPA met and toured the facility with Nora Elias. All required notices, forms and license were posted in an area visible to the parents or authorized person. Upon arrival 2 aides (Alyssa Zaragoza and Diana Nuno) were observed supervising a total of 25 preschool and toddlers. At 10:00 AM there were 26 preschool children to 2 teachers and an aide.
Furniture and playground equipment are kept in good condition, free of sharp, loose or pointed parts. All toilets and handwashing facilities are safe and working in sanitary conditions. Uncontaminated drinking water is available both indoors and out. Menus are posted at least one week in advance, where an authorized representative can view them.

Outdoor activity space surface is maintained in a safe condition and free of hazards. All storage containers for solid waste have a tight-fitting covers that are kept on and in good repair. The areas under high climbing equipment, swings, slides have sufficient cushioning material to absorb falls. Outdoor activity space surfaces are free of hazards.

Licensee operates the facility within the conditions, limitations and capacity specified on the license. Staff records contain appropriate documentation of education credits. At least one person trained in CPR and Pediatric First Aid is present. The person who signs the child in/out uses their full legal signature and records the time of day. Child’s admission agreement is available for review. Child is signed in/out by the person responsible for the child.

TYPE A AND B DEFICIENCIES WERE CITED TODAY. CONTINUED
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Carolina RamosTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2206
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Nancy DiazTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2207
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
This report must be available at Child Care and Group Home facilities for public review for 3 years.
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 7575 METROPOLITAN DR., STE 110
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
FACILITY NAME: KINDER CASTLE LEARNING ACADEMY
FACILITY NUMBER: 136608070
DEFICIENCY INFORMATION FOR THIS PAGE:
VISIT DATE: 10/27/2015
Deficiency Type
POC Due Date /
Section Number
DEFICIENCIES
PLAN OF CORRECTIONS(POCs)
Type B
11/03/2015
Section Cited
101217
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101217(a) Personnel Records. Personnel records shall be maintained on the licensee, administrator, and each employee, and shall contain specified information. Staff Alyssa Zaragoza, Diana Nuno, Raquel Henderson, Stephanie Zaragoza, and Natalie Martinez are missing Health Screening; LIC 508; LIC 9052 & LIC 9108 on file.
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Site director shall obtain required Personnel forms for staff and copies submitted to the department no later than 11/3/2015.
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Failure to correct the cited deficiency(ies), on or before the Plan of Correction (POC) due date, may result in a civil penalty assessment.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Carolina RamosTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2206
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Nancy DiazTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2207
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 7575 METROPOLITAN DR., STE 110
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
FACILITY NAME: KINDER CASTLE LEARNING ACADEMY
FACILITY NUMBER: 136608070
DEFICIENCY INFORMATION FOR THIS PAGE:
VISIT DATE: 10/27/2015
Deficiency Type
POC Due Date /
Section Number
DEFICIENCIES
PLAN OF CORRECTIONS(POCs)
Type A
10/27/2015
Section Cited
101216.3(a)
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101216.3(a) Teacher – Child Ratio. There shall be a ratio of one teacher supervising no more than 12 children in attendance except as specified in (b) and (c).
- Two aides were observed supervising a total of 25 preschool and toddlers at 7:45AM. At 8:10AM there were 19 preschool children with Nora Elias and an aide (no ECE Units).
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This deficiency was corrected when Raquel Hernderson arrived at 8:15AM.
Type A
10/27/2015
Section Cited
101238(g)
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101238(g) Buildings and Grounds. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, poisons and other items that are dangerous to children shall be inaccessible to children.
- The (unlatched) cabinet in Room #2 contained a can of paint, can of "Lysol", can of "Raid" insect spray, a bottle of alcohol, 2 spray bottles of glass cleaners.
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This deficiency was corrected today when Mrs. Elias removed the items from the cabinet. Facility shall install a latch to make such items inaccessible to children.
Type A
10/27/2015
Section Cited
H&S 1596.954
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Health & Safety Code 1596.954. Every licensed child day care center shall have one or more carbon monoxide detectors in the facility.
- Facility did not maintain a carbon monoxide detector.
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Site director shall obtain and install carbon monoxide detector no later than 10/27/2015.
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Failure to correct the cited deficiency(ies), on or before the Plan of Correction (POC) due date, may result in a civil penalty assessment.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Carolina RamosTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2206
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Nancy DiazTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2207
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 7575 METROPOLITAN DR., STE 110
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
FACILITY NAME: KINDER CASTLE LEARNING ACADEMY
FACILITY NUMBER: 136608070
VISIT DATE: 10/27/2015
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Included in todays discussion was the Incidental Medical Services (IMS) that the facility once provided (epi-pen). An outline of IMS was provided to Mrs. Elias today. An updated plan of operation shall be submitted no later than 11/30/2015. Updated LIC 500 & LIC 610 shall also be submitted no later than 11/30/2015.
A review of staff records indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances.

Upon receipt, licensee shall post and provide copies of this licensing report to the parents/guardians of children in care at the facility and to parents/guardians of children newly enrolled at the facility during the next 12 months.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Carolina RamosTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2206
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Nancy DiazTELEPHONE: (619) 767-2207
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 10/27/2015
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