| A case management visit was conducted on this date by LPA Ho. The purpose for today's visit was to confirm school-age children are not commingling with the children at the tutoring center next door. Upon arrival LPA met with teacher, Roxanne Valencia and toured the facility. Director arrived 25 minutes later to meet LPA. LPA observed 10 school-age children with 1 staff having outside play. LPA inspected the following areas: availability of drinking water, age appropriate sinks and toilets, water temperature, toilet paper, paper towels, medication policy, storage areas for poisons and furniture & equipment, food preparation areas, cleaning and food supply storage areas, outdoor equipment (safety, cushioning material, good repair, and age appropriateness, required shade, drinking water and fencing), play area (hazards and inaccessibility to bodies of water), teacher child ratios (staff names recorded), care and supervision, sign in and out sheets. A review of childrenâ€™s & Staff records were reviewed to identify that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. LPA also observed Health Screenings and verification of CPR/First Aid and Preventative Health Practices.|
Outdoor activity space surface was observed to have candy wrapper, empty bottles, tree branches, and soiled socks. Part of the Indoor carpet in Aldergate room was detached from the floor.
Any proposed changes to the physical plant, including telephone number, or change of address shall be immediately reported to the Department.
After a tour of the center, review children and staff's records, the following deficiencies were observed and cited in accordance to California Code of Regulation Title 22. Please refer to attached 809D for documentation of deficiencies.
Exit interview was conducted. The Notice of Site Visit was posted. Facility representative was informed that the notice of site visit must be posted for 30 consecutive days. Failure to post will result in civil penalty of $100. , â€œThe facility representative was provided a copy of their appeal rights (LIC 9058 12/15) and their signature on this form acknowledges receipt of these rights.â€