|(1) LPA Pete Espinoza conducted an unannounced annual/random Inspection. LPA met with Teresa Plumley, Licensee, who provided a tour of the home, inside and outside, as shown on the facility sketch. There are no "bodies of water" or firearms in this facility. Poisons, cleaning compounds, medications and other hazardous items are inaccessible to children. Fireplace is inaccessible to children. The fire extinguishers and smoke detectors meet State Fire Marshall standards. The home is kept clean and orderly, with heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. There are no stairs in the home. Safe toys and play equipment are observed. There is a working telephone. Adequate supervision is being provided during this visit. Outdoor play areas are fenced or supervised by the licensee or care giver. Capacity as specified on the license is being maintained. (Large FCCH) Staff-child ratios are maintained. Children’s records contain all emergency information specified by regulation. There are no excluded individuals present at this home. All adults who reside or work in the home have a criminal record clearance or exemption as indicated on LIS 555 – Facility Roster. The licensee and other personnel as specified have completed training on preventative health practices including pediatric CPR and first aid. |
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm
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Per Chapter 3, Division 12, Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations no deficiencies are observed today.
LIC 9213 NOTICE OF SITE VISIT FORM IS REQUIRED TO BE POSTED FOR 30 DAYS.