|An inspection was made to the facility by LPA, N.Cunningham. The facility file was reviewed prior to this visit. A review of the personnel report on file indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. This is a combination center with a separate preschool license. The infant/toddler license operates in the sandpipers room. The preschool license operates in the sea eagle room and pelican room. |
Operating hours are 8:30-5:30, Mon-Fri. The facility was toured inside and outside and the floor and yard plan were verified. Activity space for infants is separate from other age groups. Infant have separate classrooms and play yards. The items which could pose a danger to children (detergents and cleaning compounds) were inaccessible to children. The director stated that poisons are stored in a locked closet. The facility was free of flies, insects and rodents. The toys, floors, and other equipment and surfaces appeared clean, toxic free, safe for infants and in good condition. There is uncontaminated drinking water available to children both indoors and outdoors. The infant changing tables have at least 3" sides and sanitary vinyl pads that are at least 1" thick. The toddler bathroom and hand washing area appeared to be in safe and sanitary operating condition. There was sufficient napping equipment (cribs and cots) available that meet requirements. A current menu was posted. Food prep areas are clean. Garbage cans containing solid waste have tight fitting lids. The playground was free of hazards. The playground equipment and surface areas appeared in safe condition. There were no bodies of water observed. The director stated no weapons are stored on site and none were observed. During today's inspection, infant/toddler staffing ratios were being met and children were being directly supervised. The facility was operating within the licensed capacity. At least one staff member present possessed current CPR and First Aid certifications. Full signatures were observed on sign/in, sign-out sheets.