Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Maddox met with licensee, Rita Latta for the purpose of conducting an unannounced Annual/Random inspection. Present today was licensee, and 2 day care children. The indoor and outdoor areas of care were inspected. Licensee utilizes the following rooms for child care: Family room/ dining room/kitchen area: 2 bedrooms; 1 bathroom and the backyard (2 bedrooms, and sitting room home are off limits).
Home has central heating and air conditioning. The kitchen and bathroom were toured and inspected for proper storage of chemicals, detergents, cleaning compounds, medications and sharp pointed objects, there were no hazardous items accessible to children. The outside play area was clear of chemicals and debris, and fenced. there is a barricade in place around the air conditioning unit. There is a working telephone; smoke detectors in every bedroom: carbon monoxide detector located in the family room area, fully charged fire extinguisher; and fully stocked first aid kit. All unused electrical outlets are plugged and play equipment and toys are available.
Licensee has current CPR (exp 2/19/17) and First Aid (exp 2/19/17). All adults in the home (Licensee only) has a fingerprint clearance and exam for T.B. A sampling of children's files were reviewed as part of this visit, files contain Emergency Contact information. Licensee is aware she must be the primary caregiver and provide full care and supervision to children in care at all times.