|This is an announced pre-licensing visit conducted by LPA, Margarit Sislyan. LPA Sislyan met with licensee/ applicant, Leslie Calero, who guided analyst on a tour of the facility. All areas identified on the facility sketch were inspected. This is a single family, single story home. The home was inspected inside and out. Family members residing at facility are: 2 adults and no children. 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. |
Per applicant, there are no weapons or firearms of any kind in the facility at this time. The LPA did not observe any weapons. There is no pool, spa or other bodies of water on the premises. There are age appropriate toys and equipment on the premises. The required smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are in operable condition. Applicant needs to provide proof of Preventative Health and Safety certificates. Applicant submitted a disaster plan and needs to demonstrated control of property.
The following were discussed: No smoking, no infant walkers, Johnny jumpers, exersaucers or any other item that falls into that category. The LPA also discussed earthquake safety and necessity of drills, required forms for children’s files, facility files and posting requirements. Fingerprint clearance, transfer process and capacity / ratios. Regulation 102416.3 was explained and discussed with applicant.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm