|A random/ required site visit was conducted on this date by, Licensing Program Analyst, (LPA) Katherine Harewood. LPA met with Assistant Site Supervisor, Ms. Dear and toured both classrooms. Program operates two full day Head Start program in rooms K1 & K2 on the premises of L.B. Weems Elementary School. |
Overall classrooms are clean and orderly. Furniture, fixtures, equipment and supplies are age appropriate. Flooring and carpeting are clean. Cleaning supplies and disinfectants are stored out of reach of children. Classroom is centrally heated and air conditioned. Restrooms are clean and well supplied with and toilet paper and soap located inside of the classroom. Toothbrushes are stored out of reach of children and are not touching one another. Each child has its own cubby for storage of belongings and self dispensing water cooler.
Microwave ovens and warmer is used to heat food or liquid items. All food and snacks are brought in daily already prepared for consumption. Food menu is displayed on bulletin boards. First aid kit was inventoried. Child care roster and fire drill roster is current . Facility is part of LAUSD and new carbon monoxide detector has not been installed. Facility was made aware of the new regulations and this must be installed immediately.
Play yard is clean and spacious. Climbing apparatus has proper cushioning under it. Entire perimeter is fenced. H/S programs shares play area with kindergarten program. Waiver is on file for sharing.
There are no bodies of water and/or weapons on the premises.
LPA observed a total of 5 staff members present. a total of 24 children. (12 children in each classroom) (2 of the staff present are CCC workers. Staff and children files were reviewed during this visit, along with current verification of infant 1st aid/cpr. Required forms are posted. Sign in/out sheets were reviewed and were correct. No deficiencies observed. Exit interview conducted. Notice of Site Visit posted.