|The following was discussed with the licensee:
Mandatory Forms for the children’s files and provider’s files, Requirements for fire drills, earthquake drills and documentation for both. Role and responsibilities of being a mandated reporter were reviewed. Licensee reminded that 100% supervision is required at all times to children in care. The licensee was advised how to access forms and Regulations for Family Child Care online at www.ccld.ca.gov . Licensee was made aware that it is her responsibility to know the regulations as well as anyone who assists in providing care. The licensee was advised that inaccessibility of hazards must be constantly reassessed depending on the children in care. Licensing must have the facility’s phone number at all times; if the phone number is changed, licensing must be notified. Regulation prohibits the smoking of tobacco in a private residence licensed as a family child care home 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. State law prohibits baby walkers, bouncy seats, exer-saucers and any other items that fall into that category.
Requirements for fingerprint clearances and associations were discussed with the licensee. Licensee can be cited a civil penalty of $100 per day, up to $500.00 for the 1st offense and up to $3000.00 for the 2nd offense within a 12 month The licensee was advised of the requirement to report unusual incidents and/or injuries to the parent/guardian and Licensing within the time frame specified by the regulation and on the form LIC624B. The "Notification of Parent's Rights" (2015) poster must be posted in an area of the home accessible to parents. The information regarding new legislation with regards to exemptions and Parent’s Rights was also discussed.
The licensee was advised that the Notice of Site Visit must be posted at the entrance of the facility for a period of 30 days. If a serious violation is cited, a copy of the licensing report (LIC809 or LIC9099) must also be posted for 30 days. If these requirements are not met, civil penalties in the amount of $100 per violation will be assessed. Copies of the reports must also be provided to each parent when a serious deficiency, Type A, is cited (LIC9224).
Licensee was advised to visit www.shotsforschool.org for Immunization information. SB 277 - require all children attending day care or school based programs to be immunized and will eliminate personal/religious belief exemptions.
Incidental Medical Services were discussed. Per assistant there are no children enrolled that receive incidental medical services.
An exit interview was conducted and a copy of this report was provided to the licensee on 07/14/2016