|An annual random visit was conducted by LPA, Sharalyn Jenkins-Sweeten (1). LPA met with licensee, Theres Martin, who guided analyst on a tour of the facility. The home was inspected as follows: Kitchen, living room, dining room, family room (primary care area), 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, front yard and backyard. The home was inspected 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 licensee denies the presence of any weapons in the home. The LPA did not observe any weapons or firearms of any kind in the facility during the inspection. There is no pool, spa or other body of water on the premises. There are age appropriate toys and equipment on the premises. The required fire extinguisher (SIZE 2A10BC) and smoke detector are in operable condition. The indoor and outdoor play areas were inspected for safety. Licensee states she has seven children enrolled at this time. 4 children's files were reviewed. Licensee produced current Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid certificates. |
Areas off limits include: 3 bedrooms, rear bathroom, living room, backyard
Rooms/Areas were made inaccessible by: Bedrooms have keyed door knob locks, which also prevent access to the rear bathroom. Living room has a securely latched accordion door and latched hall door.
Backyard has an iron safety gate on west side of driveway and locking backdoor which prevents access.
LPA reminded the licensee that all adults living in or having access to day care children in the home are required to have criminal record clearances with the Department of Justice, FBI and Child Abuse Index prior to residing/ working in the home or having any contact with children. If the aforementioned is not adhered to, a Civil Penalty of $100 /day per uncleared adult will be assessed. Licensee has been reminded to provide parents with a Fact Sheet AB 633 Child Care Parent upon enrollment. The licensee is also reminded that walkers, activity center/walker without wheels, jumpers, bouncers and similar items are not allowed in child care facilities. Licensee was reminded of capacity limitations and that smoking is prohibited on the premises when children are