AN ANNUAL REQUIRED INSPECTION WAS CONDUCTED IN ENGLISHLicensing Program Analyst (LPA) Ariel Cazares conducted an unannounced annual required inspection. LPA met with Director Loretta and guided on a tour of the facility by the director. There were 29 children present and two additional staff during the inspection.
LPA toured the areas according to the facility sketch on file and inspected all areas. No alterations have been made. Furniture and equipment were inspected for age appropriateness and good repair. Telephone service, heating, lighting and ventilation were evaluated. Children have their own cubby to store their belongings. Linens are taken home each Friday to be washed. Napping equipment (cots) were observed in a separate storage room near children's cubbies. Per director, the isolation restroom is located in the office. Age appropriate sinks and toilets were inspected for availability and good repair in all restrooms. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are located in the classroom and are in operable condition. Availability of indoor drinking water was observed in classroom via a jug and disposable cups.
First Aid supplies can be found in the office next to the classroom. According to director, medication is not administered at this time and not stored in the facility.
The outdoor equipment was inspected for safety, cushioning material, good repair and age appropriateness. Required shade and fencing were inspected. Outdoor play yard has water jug and disposable cups. Per Director, lunch and snacks are brought from an outside vendor. Children do not provide their own snacks or lunches.