| An unannounced Annual/Random visit was conducted on this date, by Alanda Ricks, Licensing Program Analyst (LPA). Met with Amanda Edwards, Director, who guided analyst tour of the facility. LPA observed 19 Infant/Toddlers enrolled with 6 teachers supervising. There are 19 children in enrolled in the facility. |
All areas identified on the Facility Sketch were inspected and checked the following: Infant classroom and toddler classrooms were inspected. LIS clearances, staff/child ratio, children and staff records, food preparation area, storage and refrigeration, rest rooms, equipment, outside play area and over all conditions of facility. LPA discussed with Amanda Edwards, Director the new SB 792 (Mendoza) regarding Immunization and Tuberculosis requirements. LPA has given licensee 30 days to complete staff personnel records with required documentation by October 20, 2016. Director has agreed to be in compliance.
Furniture and equipment were inspected for age appropriateness and good repair. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. Storage for children's belongings and an isolation area with a sink, toilet was inspected. Availability of drinking water was reviewed. Age appropriate sinks and toilets were inspected for availability, good repair, water temperatures, toilet paper, towels, area safety and sanitation. LPA observed carbon monoxide in classrooms. First Aid supplies were inventoried. LPA reviewed the facilities new IMS updated plan of operation in terms of administering Incidental Medical Services to children in care. A review of medication policy, including administering, labeling, storage, and records was made. (Please contact your analyst for regulations if considering using Nebulizer or administering Blood-Glucose testing.) A notice of site visit was posted today and licensee was explained that it must remain posted for a period or 30 days. Failure to keep poster posted will result in a $100.00 civil penalty.
Failure to obtain a criminal record background check clearances prior to initial presence at the facility will result in an immediate $100.00 dollar or more per day Civil Penalty.
Snack, lunch menus, food and snacks were reviewed for availability, quantity and appropriateness to children in care. Facility utilizes an outside vendor who provides lunches for the children. Service needs plan were observed and reviewed. LPA observed appropriate cribs/mats for napping equipment for infant/toddlers. Infants/toddler food items were labeled and stored properly. Food preparation areas were toured for safety, cleanliness and proper equipment. A review of cleaning and food supply storage areas was made.
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