|Staff and children's files were reviwed.
Licensee informed to review updates/regulations for 2016 on the department website. Licensee can also review the Fall/Winter Quarterly Updates 2015 and Spring 2016 Quarterly Update which includes information on: AB 290 - for each new license issued, at least one director or teacher at a child care center or family child care home to have at least one hour of childhood nutrition training; AB 1207 - all child care employees must complete mandated reporter training beginning January 1, 2018; AB 1387 - and AB 2236 process to request a formal review of deficiency and establishes an appeal process for civil penalties; SB 277 - require all children attending day care or school based programs to be immunized and will eliminate personal/religious belief exemptions; SB 792 - requires all staff and volunteers to show proof of immunization against influenza, pertussis and measles, and TB clearance, beginning September 1, 2016; Summer 2015 - Incidental Medical Services information; Summer 2016. Winter/Spring 2015 Healthy Schools Act – Pesticide use reporting and training.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual – Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. When any IMS is provided, an updated Plan of Operation that includes 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
No deficiencies cited.
Copy of report and Notice of Site Visit Issued.