|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Silva Garibyan conducted a site visit for the purpose of an Annual Random visit. The licensee has applied for capacity increase. LPA met with the licensee and toured the home inside and outside. There were 5 children present at the time of the visit ( one infant). LIcensee's home is a single story, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with a living room and kitchen. Family members residing at facility are: 3 adults (licensee and her fiance, and her sister). Main care is provided primarily in the master bedroom/play room, small bedroom adjacent to the play room, and kitchen.. Off limit areas include 2 bedrooms and the living room.. Children utilize the bathroom located in the playroom. Children play in the back yard which is fenced. |
The home was found to be clean and orderly with proper ventilation for safety and comfort. The bathroom was inspected for inaccessibility of chemicals/toxins and other potential hazards to children in care.. Cabinets and drawers in the kitchen were inspected for inaccessibility of toxins/chemicals, knives and other sharp objects which may be harmful to children in care. The Fire Extinguisher (2A-10-BC) is mounted on the wall in the bedroom inaccessible to children in care. There is a working smoke detector located in the play room. Licensee was unable to demonstrate current proof of CPR/First Aid Certificates. LPA did not observe the Parent's Rights poster to be posted in a prominent area of the home
LPA observed toys and furniture that were age appropriate and in good repair. LPA toured the backyard and found it to be fully fenced. There is no pool, spa or other bodies of water on the premises.. Children's outdoor play equipment and toys are age appropriate and in good repair. There is a bunny in the cage in the back yard.
Capacity and Ratios: The licensee has applied for a capacity increase for a large family . The Max capacity is 12 with no more than 4 infants and a qualified assistant. Without a qualified assistant the license reverts back to the requirements for a small family childcare. Optional care may be provided for a maximum capacity of 14 children with no more then 3 infants, 2 school age children and a qualified assistant. School age children must be 1 age 6 yrs and 1 in Kindergarten.
Exit interview conducted and a copy of the report provided.