|Age appropriate sinks (#8 ) and toilets (# 5 ) were inspected for availability, good repair, water temperature, toilet paper, area safety and sanitation. First Aid supplies were inventoried. A review of medication policy, including administering, labeling, storage, and records was made. |
Food and snack menus were reviewed. Food and snacks were reviewed for availability, quantity and appropriateness to children in care. The facility provides food through an outside food vendor. The facility provides, breakfast, lunch and an a PM snack. Food preparation area was toured for safety, cleanliness and proper equipment. All storage containers for solid waste, including moveable bins had tight-fitting covers that are kept on, and in good repair. The facility was observed to be free of flies, other insects and rodents. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, medications and other items that are dangerous to children, were inaccessible to children.
Outdoor equipment was inspected for safety, cushioning material, good repair and age appropriateness. Required shade, drinking water and fencing were inspected. Drinking water is made available outdoors for children to drink freely via a water jug and disposable cups. Play area was inspected for hazards and inaccessibility to bodies of water; no bodies of water or hazards were observed. All areas around or under high climbing equipment, swings, slides, and similar equipment are cushioned with material that absorbs a fall.
Children's records were reviewed. Staff files were not reviewed as staff files are kept at the located at main office and will be reviewed at a later date. If there are any deficiencies during that review, this report may be amended. Staff #2 and Staff #6 provided proof of current Pediatric First Aid. Sampling of children’s emergency information reviewed and appear to be current.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. A Plan of Operation that includes IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided; US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm.