|Ana Chico and Rita Ramos, Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) conducted an unannounced complaint inspection. LPAs initially met with Nancy Darwich, Administrator. LPAs identified themselves and the purpose of the visit. LPAs were informed that director was at the grocery store. |
Upon arrival Director Lena Haiek arrived to the facility. Licensee's husband Louis Haiek arrived approximately 15 minutes. LPAs toured the area, including the adjacent church temple and conducted a second and third head count with the licensee. LPA reviewed the sign in sheets and conducted parent, child and staff interviews.
During the visit, LPA Chico spoke to Regional Manager (RM) Bertha Manzanares. LPA was advised by RM Manzanares that on 11/7/17 Director Haiek and RM had a telephone conversation regarding an previous over capacity citation issued on 10/30/17. RM Manzanares and Licensing Program Manager, Claudia Guangorena specifically discussed Title 22 California Code of Regulations Section 101161(a) Limitations on Capacity and Ambulatory Status at which point Ms. Haiek agreed to stay in compliance. However, on this date, LPAs found that there were 22 children in the Monkeys Room, 15 in the Elephant Room and 27 in the Lion's Room. The total capacity on this date was 64 (license capacity is 60). According to Ms. Haiek she was unaware that she was still over capacity after recently disenrolling 16 children. SEE 9099C *************