|LPA Majarian conducted Annual/Random visit at the facility. LPA met with Director Amanda Edwards and informed her the reason of this visit. Ms. Edwards guided analyst tour of the facility. Infant program has two classrooms, one for young infants and the second one for children 1 -2 year old. LPA observed 18 Infant/Toddlers in 2 rooms with 6 teachers supervising. |
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.
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.
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. Some infants have breast milk which mothers provide and some have formula. Facility utilizes an outside vendor who provides lunches for older infants. 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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