|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Anomeh Eivazian conducted an unannounced case management inspection today, due to an incident that occurred on Thursday, 03/29/18. Shake Amzoyan, Site Director was not present during this inspection. LPA met with Cheryl Darnel, after-school teacher who guided analyst on a tour of the facility. During this inspection, preschool program children with facility number 198016427 were present on the premises. During this inspection LPA talked to Allegra Inganni, Program Director in the main office who also assisted during this inspection.|
Alleged Incident took place on Thursday, 03/29/18. Incident was not reported via telephone next working day, it was reported on Tuesday, 04/03/18. Original LIC 624 Unusual Incident/Injury Report form was received by the Department within 7 days. The written incident report was received by mail on Thursday 04/05/18. The incident report was dated for Thursday , 04/05/18. The facility did not report the incident within the required 24 hour time frame. Per Program Assistant Director, Talar Tchoboien, she tried to fax the report on 04/02/18 but got a busy signal from fax.
LPA observed the area where alleged incident took place. (Pictures were taken). LPA conducted an interview with staff#1 who was present on the playground at the time of the incident.
Per staff # 1, who witnessed the incident, she was in the sand box with about 8 to 10 children and it was about transition time to clean up the area and everyone were helping to put toys away. Child # 1 was in the sand box, towards the wall. Child#2 tossed a container into the storage crate it belonged in, the item accidentally hit child#1 on the right side of the head. Per staff#1, at the time of the incident staff #1 was in the sand box 15-20 feet away cleaning up with other children. The incident occurred really quick that staff#1 was not able to prevent the incident. At the time of the incident staff#2 was also on the playground. Child#1 came to staff#1 and explained what had happened.
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