|Age appropriate sinks and toilets were inspected for availability and good repair in all restrooms. General sanitation was observed. Availability of indoor drinking water was observed in classrooms.|
Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, medication and other items that are dangerous to children, were inaccessible to children. Head Teacher states that there are no poisons stored at the facility.
There is no kitchen or food preparations area at the facility. Trash cans used to discard food have tight fitting lids or solid waste bags shall be discarded immediately after each meal.
Outdoor playground equipment is in a safe condition, free of sharp, loose or pointed parts. The surface of the outdoor activity space is maintained in a safe condition, however, upon inspecting the fence, LPA observed that there is a gated door that leads to the staff parking lot. The door was closed but not locked. LPA advised the Head Teacher that the gated door needs to be locked to prevent children from having access to the staff parking lot. All areas around or under high climbing equipment, slides, and similar equipment are cushioned with material that absorbs a fall. There is adequate shade in the play yard. Availability of outdoor drinking water was observed.
All individuals present have obtained a criminal record clearance or criminal record exemption. There is at least one person trained in CPR and Pediatric First Aid present during this inspection.
Children’s Records were reviewed for completeness; Inspection of required forms was made. LPA issued the Children’s Record Review (LIC 857) to the Head Teacher during this inspection. In review of children’s records, files contain information including, but not limited to the following: Name, address and telephone number of the child's authorized representative and of relatives or others who can assume responsibility for the child if the authorized representative cannot be reached when necessary.
In review of staff records, LPA observed that Staff #2 and Staff #3 do not have the Mandated Reporter Certificate on file. LPA also issued the Review of Staff records (LIC 859) to the licensee during this inspection. The LIC 857 and the LIC 859 documents the staff and children’s files that were reviewed during this inspection. Children's roster was reviewed and is current. Sign-In and Sign-Out sheets were reviewed. Children present were signed in. Disaster drill log was available, last drill was conducted on 12/18.
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