|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Carlos Gonzalez conducted an Annual Random inspection to the above facility in that the facility has a contract with the Federal Government for military families. LPA met with Ana Navarrete, License, who guided Analyst on a tour of the facility. Also present in the home was Licensee's spouse, Armando Navarrete, Licensee's adult son, Frank Navarette, Licensee's adult daughter, Cassandra Navarette, and volunteer, Nicole Perez. LPA observed sex (6) children in care with two (2) additional children arriving a few minutes later. Per Licensee, there are eleven (11) children currently enrolled. A child's roster was available and is current. |
This is a single story home which consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen, dining room area, which has been converted into a day care area and rear den, also used as a day care area. Children have access to the living room, rear den, dining room area, and bathroom. The master bedroom/bathroom, and additional two bedrooms are considered off-limits to children in care. The home was inspected for safety, comfort, cleanliness, ventilation, and telephone service (land line).
Currently residing in the home are Licensee, her spouse, and two adult children. All individuals must obtain a criminal record clearance or exemption prior to working, residing or volunteering in a licensed home. Detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other items which could pose a danger, were inaccessible to children in care during this inspection.
LPA observed a 2-A:10:B-C fire extinguisher on the premises and the attached tag indicates that it was last serviced on 01/10/2018. Per State Fire Marshall standards, fire extinguishers shall be serviced annually. The smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were working properly. There are age appropriate toys available for children. Per Licensee, there are no weapons, firearms, or bodies of water on the premises. There is one small dog on the premises, which is kept in locked bedroom and out of reach of children in care.
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