|Licensing Program Analysts (LPA) Trevino Cochran conducted an Annual Random Visit of the infant program. Upon arrival LPA met with Director Amy Fougy and proceeded to tour the facility. All required notices, forms and license were posted. While touring the facility, LPA observed that the facility was operating within the approved licensed ratio. There were a total of 15 infants present with 5 staff supervising. The infant program is separated into two programs for non walking infants and crawling infants. LPA observed 7 awake and crawling infants (0-15 months) present with 2 staff supervising in Classroom #1 and 8 napping infants (9-15 months) present with 2 staff supervising in Classroom #2.|
Feeding, diapering, napping logs reviewed. Refrigerator inspected, infants food labeled & dated. There are no bodies of water or weapons at this facility. LPA observed toys not to have sharp points, edges or splinters, or made of small parts that can be pulled off. There is sufficient infant napping equipment. LPA observed infant napping room. Infant cribs with padding and sheets observed. Infant changing tables have padded surface no less than one inch thick, covered with washable vinyl, and raised sides at least 3 inches high. There are no walkers, bouncy seats, exer-saucers or jumpers observed in the room. Rooms observed to have adequate heating, lighting, and ventilation. Solid waste storage vessels, including moveable bins, have tight-fitting covers on, and observed to be in good repair. LPA observed changing tables within arm's reach of a sink. Disinfectants, hazardous items and medications are inaccessible to children through latches and locks. Infant room has a refrigerator used for infant food storage which is properly labeled by child name and date. LPA observed bottle warmers, a sink, cabinets and refrigerator in the kitchen. There is an Individual Daily communication sheet for each child that was reviewed by LPA. Menus are posted. Drinking water is readily accessible inside and outside the classroom.
Outdoor play area is physically separate from the space used by other day care children. LPA observed safe cushioning around the play structure and fall zones. LPA observed age appropriate toys and equipment for active play.