|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Tiffanie Tran conducted an annual random inspection. LPA met with May Olmstead, licensee and toured areas of the home. During the visit present were licensee and an employee Alejandra Varas with 2 children in care 2 infants. All adults have fingerprinted cleared and associated to the licensed facility. LPA observed proper care and supervision of children and ratios. |
This is a single dwelling home consists of 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, family room, living room and a patio. Child care mainly conducted in family room and patio. Children do have access to one bathroom. The rest of the areas in the home are off-limits to children. Licensee acknowledged that children may never enter these off-limit areas. Per licensee, children play in the backyard. LPA observed to be fenced in, safe and clean. LPA observed no bodies of water on this property.
LPA observed all posting requirements by the entrance. Licensee had current CPR/First Aid certificates (Exp. 1/2018), fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide and smoke detector meet regulations. Cleaning materials and medications are inaccessible, there is a working telephone, and toys appear to be safe. Licensee stated there are no fire arms in the home. The home conducted emergency disaster drill on a monthly basis. LPA reviewed children's record to be complete and orderly. LPA provided the Licensing Agency website (www.cdss.ca.gov), so the licensee may obtain updated licensing information, regulations, and forms.
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