|All areas identified on the Facility Sketch were inspected. The following staff was present during this inspection: RM Elephants: 12 preschoolers with 2 staff, RM Lions: 33 preschoolers with 4 staff, and RM Monkeys : 22 preschoolers with 4 staff. The following was observed during tour of facility: |
PHYSICAL PLANT Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, medication and other items that are dangerous to children, were inaccessible to children. Director states that there are no poisons on the premises. Furniture and equipment are in good condition, free of sharp, loose, or pointed parts. All toilets and hand washing sinks are safe, sanitary and are operating properly. All floors are clean and safe.
All kitchen areas/food preparation areas and food storage areas are kept clean and are free of litter, rubbish and rodents and/or any other vermin. Trash cans used to discard food have tight fitting lids. Drinking water is readily available both indoors and outdoors. The facility was observed to be free of flies, other insects and rodents.
Napping equipment and bedding was inspected for good condition, appropriate storage and cleanliness. Storage for children's belongings was inspected. Parents take linens home on Friday and returned on Monday. The Director's office will be used by ill children. There is a napping cot available for an ill child. The staff restroom will used by ill children.
Teacher child ratios were observed and staff names recorded. Sign in and out sheets were reviewed.
There are two outdoor playgrounds on the premises. Outdoor playgrounds equipment are in safe condition, free of sharp, loose or pointed parts. The surface of the outdoor activity space is maintained in a safe condition and is free of hazards. 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. There is a sand box on the premises. Per licensee, sand box is covered every day after day care hours and staff check the sand box in the morning before children go out.
First Aid supplies were inventoried. A first aid kit is kept in each classroom. Carbon monoxide detectors and smoke detectors are present and in operable condition. Fire extinguishers have been serviced in 09/06/17.
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