|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Karren Starks made an unannounced visit for the purpose of conducting a Random Inspection. LPA met with and toured the facility with asst. Daysi Kelly. Also present was asst., Shannon Craig, there were 10 children in care. The licensee was out at an appointment. This is a two story duplex with 2 bedrooms , 1 bathroom, kitchen, breakfast nook, living room, dining room and laundry room/pantry and garage. Licensee lives down stairs. The upstairs is off limits to child care children. The garage is used for storage only and no child care activities are conducted there. There is no pool, spa or other bodies of water on the premises. No other adults or children live in the home. |
Care is provided in the living and dining rooms. Children use the bathroom located in the hallway. Children have access to the living room, dining room, breakfast nook and bathroom. Off limit areas include the home's bedrooms, kitchen, laundry/pantry and the garage. The home was inspected inside and out for safety, comfort, cleanliness, telephone service, heating and ventilation, inaccessibility to poisons, detergents, cleaning compounds, medicines, and hazardous items that can pose a danger to children. The home now has central heating and air.
Children play in the backyard. There is a concrete area with artificial grass covering for active play. There is a plastic toddler apparatus in the backyard area with shade covering. Outdoor toys were inspected for safety. No pets. The licensee called during visit, LPA discussed incidental medical services with the licensee, they will not be provided at this time.
There are no weapons or firearms of any kind in the facility at this time. The LPA did not observe any weapons. There are age appropriate toys and napping equipment on the premises. Children nap in playpens and cots in the main care area. The required fire extinguisher (2A10BC) and smoke/carbon monoxide detectors are in operable condition. No fireplace. Pediatric CPR/ First Aid expire 05/2017 for Shannon Craig. The First Aid kit was observed and is complete. Licensee has posted as required the License, Emergency Disaster plan, Car seat safety, Earthquake checklist and Parents Rights Poster. No deficiencies cited. Exit interview, copy of report and Notice of site visit issued.