|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA's) Keven Peters & Chris Bello met with licensee for an annual/random inspection and toured areas of the home accessible to the children. Off-limit areas: kitchen, garage, cabana. Licensee acknowledged that children may never enter these off-limit areas. Licensee stated there are no new residents in the home, and all adult residents have criminal record clearances. Today’s census was 9 preschool age children with the licensee and assistants. |
LPA observed current CPR/First Aid certificate (exp: 09/2019), posted License, Parents' Rights Poster, facility sketches, and Emergency Disaster Plan. LPA discussed recent changes in licensing requirements, including SB 277 and SB 792 pertaining to immunization requirements for children and staff, also discussed today was AB1207 Mandated Reporter training. LPA reviewed children's records and client roster. Licensee provided proof of immunization's for herself and her assistant.
LPA observed care and supervision of children in care. LPA observed hazardous items (detergents, cleaning compounds, medication, sharp utensils, and other items that could pose a danger to children in care). properly stored out of children's reach. There is a working telephone in the home.
Licensee stated there are no weapons in the home. Fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide and smoke detector meet regulation. LPA observed fire drills documented on a calendar. Toys appear to be safe and in working order. The backyard is fenced, and LPA’s observed a drained swimming pool, the pool was properly fenced with a fence at least five ft high, with a self-latching gate that swings away from the pool.