|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Karren Starks made an unannounced visit for the purpose of conducting an Annual/Random inspection. LPA met with and toured the inside and outside of the home with licensee, Deanna Hampton. At time of visit there was 1 child in care. The home is a single dwelling with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, dining room, family room, office, laundry area, kitchen with eating area and gated back yard. The living room has a fireplace that is properly screened however the living room, front 2 bedrooms and the front bath are off-limits. Residents of the home are the licensee, her mother and two guardianship children (5 & 6 yrs.) The office and laundry area will only be a passage way to the childcare area. The kitchen has been made safe for the children. The childcare room is located in the family room which is located to the rear of the home, the licensee's bedroom with attached bath is located at the back of the home and the children will utilize her bathroom. The dining room is now used as a bedroom for 1 of the licensee's two guardianship children. There is an attached garage however it remains locked at all times. |
There is a fire extinguisher located in the laundry room, and an operable smoke/carbon monoxide detector. The licensee has first aid kits and earthquake supplies. All unused electrical outlets are covered with safety covers. The home has central heating. First Aid/CPR are met by the licensee with an expiration date of 06/2017.
Furniture and equipment was inspected for age appropriateness and good repair. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. All met Department standards. Chemicals, detergents, cleaning compounds are kept in the locked kitchen cabinetry. Medications and sharp pointed objects are inaccessible to children.
Licensee has age appropriate outdoor play equipment and toys. Children do not play on the deck areas, just the concrete open area Play area was inspected for hazards and inaccessibility to bodies of water. At time of visit there were no bodies of water. One dog in home that interacts with children.