|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Brandi Van Oosten conducted an unannounced random visit. LPA met with Geoff Ramsey-Ray, Licensee who guided analyst on a tour of the facility. Christine Martinez and Lyndsey Romero, Assistants was also present during this visit. There were 10 children present during this visit. Licensee states that there are 20 children enrolled (some part-time basis). Children’s roster was available and however is not current. |
All areas identified on the facility sketch that children use, were inspected for safety, comfort, cleanliness, telephone service, ventilation and heating (central). This is a one story home which consists of 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, den/activity room, kitchen, living room, dining room and backyard (fenced). The children use the den/activity room, which does have a restroom inside for children to use. Per licensee, areas off limits to children and parents include: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, kitchen, living room and dining room, backyard directly behind the house (not fenced). The Licensees provide food for children in care.
The Licensee state that 3 adults and 3 children live in the home. All individuals present in the home have obtained a criminal record clearance or exemption prior to working, residing or volunteering in a licensed home. The following was observed during this visit.
Detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other items which could pose a danger were observed to be inaccessible to children during this visit. The Licensee states that there are no poisons on the premises.
The valve on the required 2A 10BC fire extinguisher indicates fully charged and was purchased on 02/17/15, as indicated on receipt taped on fire extinguisher. Per State Fire Marshall standards, fire extinguishers shall be serviced annually. Smoke detector in the children's room was tested, and is in operable condition. Carbon monoxide detector is not available.
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