|LPA Sharalyn Jenkins-Sweeten conducted an unannounced annual required visit. Upon arrival, LPA met with Akilah Saunders, lead teacher. All areas identified on the facility sketch were inspected. The furniture and equipment including high chairs and changing tables were inspected for age appropriateness and good repair. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. Individual storage for children's belongings was inspected. Availability of drinking water was reviewed inside and outside of the facility. The changing tables, sinks and toilets were inspected for availability, good repair, water temperature, toilet paper, paper towels, area safety and sanitation. The First Aid supplies were inventoried. |
The menus were reviewed along with the individual feeding plans. Food and snacks were reviewed for availability, quantity and appropriateness to children in care. Food preparation areas were toured for safety, cleanliness and proper equipment. A review of cleaning and food supply storage areas was made.
Outdoor equipment was inspected for safety, cushioning material, good repair and age appropriateness. Required shade, drinking water and fencing were inspected. Play area was inspected for hazards and inaccessibility to bodies of water.
Teacher-child ratios were observed and staff names recorded. Care and supervision was evaluated to determine if the basic needs of children are met and appropriate. Sign in/sign out sheets and procedures were reviewed with staff.
Staff and children's records were reviewed for completeness including but not limited to Criminal Record Clearances for adults and verification of Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid training certification. An inspection of required forms was made.