|All areas identified on the facility sketch that children use, were inspected for safety, comfort, cleanliness, telephone service, ventilation and heating (central). This is a one story home which consists of 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, day care room (FIREPLACE: there is a fireplace which is inaccessible), backyard (fenced), front yard, and garage (storage). The children use the bathroom in the hallway, main day care room, and back yard(fenced). Per licensees, areas off limits to children and parents include: kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, front yard, and garage. The licensees provide food for children in care. The licensees state that 2 adults and 2 children live in the home. Licensees state that she currently have one assistant. |
Detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other items which could pose a danger were observed to be inaccessible to children during this inspection. Cleaning compounds and medication are inaccessible to children. Poison is locked in garage. Fireplaces and open face heaters are inaccessible to prevent access by children. The valve on the required 2A 10BC fire extinguisher indicates fully charged and was purchased on 07/2015, as indicated on service tag, bur has not been serviced annually as it is required. Per State Fire Marshall standards, fire extinguishers shall be serviced annually. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were tested and are operable.
The home was observed to be clean and orderly during this inspection. There is heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. Where children are less than five years old are in care, stairs are fenced or barricaded. There are no stairs in the home. There are toys available for children.
The licensees understand that in their absence a qualified adult must be present supervising the children; a qualified adult is an individual who has a valid and current adult/infant CPR & Pediatric First Aid certification and a valid criminal record clearance associated to the facility license. The licensees were observed to be operating within the license capacity limitations during this inspection.
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