|Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) Jeremey McClain and Christopher Bellow met with Director Malka Korik and Administrator Isroel Korik for the purpose of an unannounced annual random inspection. LPAs observed 24 preschool children supervised by four staff members in separate areas of the facility today. Facility hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM to 3:45 PM.
LPA toured all activity and classroom spaces, restrooms, food service, and outdoor play areas. No children currently required medications. No poisons were observed on the premises. Toxic and hazardous items are inaccessible to children. Furniture and equipment are in good condition. Playground equipment and surfaces are free of loose or sharp parts. The areas around or under climbing equipment are cushioned with bark to absorb the fall. Toileting facilities are in safe, sanitary and operating condition. The floors appeared clean throughout the facility. The food preparation space is free of litter and all food was protected against contamination. Storage containers with solid waste have tight-fitting covers. Program provides optional morning snacks, lunch, and afternoon snacks. Menus were posted and drinking water was readily available to children both indoors and outdoors. LPA observed full legal signatures while reviewing the sign in and sign out sheet.
Staff and children's records were reviewed. At least one staff member present today has current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification (exp. 09/2019). All staff currently employed with the facility have a criminal record clearance, health screening report, and documentation of the educational background, training, and/or experience. LPA observed a functional carbon monoxide detector. REPORT CONTINUED ON THE FOLLOWING PAGE...