(3) The purpose of this visit was to conduct an annual evaluation of the facility. Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Malek met with director, John Sweetser at the time of the visit. LPA toured the facility inside and outside with Mr. Sweetser. Census was taken. There were a total of 23 preschool children with 3 staff observed in room 305 on the 2nd floor. During LPA's visit, Another group of 7 children with additional 2 staff joined this group of children. Today is early dismissal for the local School District. Children are picked up from elementary school at different trimmings. Some of the classrooms are shared with Mission Viejo Christian Preschool which is located on the same premises. The preschool classrooms are not in use in the afternoon. The classrooms were checked. (Rooms 204, 207, 208, 209, 210, 301, 302, 303, and 304). The assembly room was also inspected. Medication, food storage, sign in/out, 1st aid/CPR, cleaning supplies storage, carbon monoxide detector, drinking water, and fire drill log were inspected. Facility met all posting requirements. Children's files and staff records were reviewed.
A review of staff records on this date indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who required caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions.
This facility provides Incidental Medical Services – IMS. LPA reviewed storage of medication and equipment/supplies, and reviewed children’s, personnel, and administrative records. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm
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 penalties of $100.