Department of
SOCIAL SERVICES

Community Care Licensing


FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT

Facility Number: 334843324
Report Date: 05/15/2018
Date Signed 05/15/2018 04:31:44 PM

COMPREHENSIVE INSPECTION
STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME:ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSEFACILITY NUMBER:
334843324
ADMINISTRATOR:SONIA DENEBEIMFACILITY TYPE:
850
ADDRESS:73-550 SANTA ROSA WAYTELEPHONE:
(760) 848-8250
CITY:PALM DESERTSTATE: CAZIP CODE:
92260
CAPACITY:25CENSUS: 8DATE:
05/15/2018
TYPE OF VISIT:Required - 3 YearUNANNOUNCEDTIME BEGAN:
01:30 PM
MET WITH:Nechama DenebeimTIME COMPLETED:
04:30 PM
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Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Joanne Domingo conducted a 3-year inspection as part of a compliance review. A tour of the inside and outside of the facility was granted and the following was observed and/or noted:
A review of a sampling of the staff records and children's records were conducted as part of this evaluation. See Children’s Records Review (LIC857) and Staff Records Review (LIC859)
· The licensee is asked to update the following documents, if applicable, and submit to licensing within 30 days:
1. LIC 500 Personnel Report UPDATED COPY PROVIDED DURING THIS VISIT.
2. LIC 610 Emergency & Disaster Plan UPDATED COPY PROVIDED DURING THIS VISIT.
3. Parent Handbook/ Program Curriculum/Admission policies and procedures/ fee schedule (only if changes have been made)
4. LIC 309 Administrative Organization (only if changes have been made)
5. LIC 308 Designation of Administrative Responsibility (only if changes have been made)
· The following items have been posted and are updated where necessary:
- License
- Emergency Disaster Plan (LIC610) and Earthquake Preparedness Checklist (LIC9148)
- Parent’s Rights Poster (PUB393)
- Personal Rights (LIC613A)
- Child Car Seat Law
- Menu
· The facility is operating with the limits as stated on the license. YES
· Ratios are being met during this inspection. ONE STAFF SUPERVISING 8 NAPPING CHILDREN
· Classrooms are adequately equipped with age and size appropriate furniture and equipment and free of hazards. YES
· There are no weapons present at the facility as stated by NECHAMA DENEBEIM
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
This report must be available at Child Care and Group Home facilities for public review for 3 years.
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME: ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSE
FACILITY NUMBER: 334843324
VISIT DATE: 05/15/2018
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v Access to forms & Regulations for a Child Care Center are online at www.ccld.ca.gov.
v Please subscribe at www.childcareadvocatesprogram@dss.ca.gov to receive Department updates. They will be sent directly to your e-mail account once you have set up an account. This website can also be accessed through www.ccld.ca.gov
v The Duty Officer is available to answer questions Monday – Friday at 1-844-LET-US-NO (1-844-538-8766).

An exit interview was conducted and during the interview, TEACHER, NECHAMA DENEBIEM confirmed that there are no Registered Sex Offenders living in the facility and/or using the facility address for their mailing address.

An exit interview was conducted, a Notice of Site Visit posted, Appeal Rights discussed, and a copy of this report was provided to TEACHER, NECHAMA DENEBIEM.

A copy of this report must be made available to the public for 3 years.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME: ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSE
FACILITY NUMBER: 334843324
VISIT DATE: 05/15/2018
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The following was reviewed and discussed:
v AB 2084 - Nutritious Beverages in Child Care Facilities effective January 1, 2012 - was explained that only low-fat or non-fat milk is to be served to children 2 years of age or older; and limit juice to one serving of 100% juice per day; serve no beverages with added sweeteners; and water must be available and accessible to children throughout the day
v AB 2621 – Public Information effective January 1, 2015 – The Department shall post licensing reports for Child Care Facilities on it’s internet Web site.. This information is to be updated at least monthly on the website and will span the preceding five-year period.
v AB 2236 – Civil Penalties, effective July 1, 2015 – Enacts new civil penalties in cases where the Department determines that a violation of licensing standards resulted in the death or serious injury, or constitutes physical abuse of a child in care. The bill establishes an appeal procedure specific to these civil penalties. The bill also expands the scope of the Child Health and Safety Fund in order to assist parents in securing alternative child care when a Child Care Center license has been suspended or revoked. These civil penalty amounts are scaled in relation to the total capacity of all of the licensee’s facilities and not just the specific facility cited or limited to that facility type.
v AB 2386 – Carbon Monoxide Detector Regulations, effective January 1, 2015 – In accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 1975.543 - Every child care center shall have one or more carbon monoxide detectors in the facility that meet the standards established in Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 13260) of Part 2 of Division 12. The department shall account for the presence of these detectors during inspections LOCATED IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOM
v SB 277 – Immunizations, Personal Beliefs Exemption, effective January 1, 2016 - it eliminates the exemption from existing specified immunization requirements based upon personal beliefs, and only allows an exemption from future immunization requirements deemed appropriate by the State Department of Public Health or a medical professional for medical reasons.
v AB290 – Child Nutrition, effective January 1, 2016 - In accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 1596.866 - each child care center shall have at least one person employed who was completed one hour of childhood nutrition training as part of the preventive health practices course or courses.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME: ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSE
FACILITY NUMBER: 334843324
VISIT DATE: 05/15/2018
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· There are no accessible bodies of water present. All wading pools or similar product must be emptied immediately after use and stored in an upright position when not in use. NONE OBSERVED
· WATER COOLER & CUPS supply drinking water in the indoor activity space.
· Medications are stored where inaccessible to children CURRENTLY NO CHILDREN ON MEDICATION
· Hazards are stored where inaccessible to children which include: Disinfectants, cleaning solutions and other items that are dangerous KITCHEN
· Poisons and toxins are locked YES
· All floors shall be clean and safe YES
· Bathrooms were observed to be safe, sanitary and in operating condition YES
· Playgrounds are enclosed by appropriate fences and free of hazards YES
· Outdoor activity areas are supplied with age and size appropriate equipment in good condition YES
· Food preparation area is clean, free of litter, rubbish and free of rodents and other vermin YES
· Food is stored appropriately and protected from contamination YES
· All storage containers for solid waste, including moveable bins shall have tight-fitting covers that are kept on, and in good repair YES
· Menus shall be posted at least one week in advance in a place visible by the child’s authorized representative, dated and kept on file for 30 days, and made available upon request FACILITY PROVIDES SNACKS ONLY.
· Uncontaminated drinking water shall be readily available both indoors and out and provided by WATER COOLER & CUPS
· The areas around or under high climbing equipment, swings, slides, and similar equipment shall be cushioned with material that absorbs a fall SAND AND GRASS
· Sign in/Sign out record was reviewed and meets regulation requirements YES
· A Staff member is present with current Pediatric CPR/First Aid which expires on CK & ND - 8/19
· Opening and closing staff member’s CPR/First Aid expires on CK & ND - 8/19
· Director completed Health and Safety Training on SD - 4/26/15
· A review of children’s records was conducted and records were found to be complete during this inspection. YES
· Documentation of fire (1/16/18) & earthquake drills ( 1/17/18) to be conducted every six months
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME: ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSE
FACILITY NUMBER: 334843324
VISIT DATE: 05/15/2018
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· A review of staff records on 5/07/18 indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions.
· A review of staff records indicates that all staff present meet minimum qualifications for the position for which they were hired.
· The licensee was advised that the Notice of Site Visit must be posted at the entrance of the facility for a period of 30 days. If a serious violation is cited, a copy of the licensing report (LIC809 or LIC9099) must be posted for 30 days.

· Facility is not currently providing IMS Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual – Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. When any IMS is provided an updated Plan of Operation that includes IMS must be submitted to the Department. 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

· For more information on SIDS and Safe Sleep Environments, please visit:
California Department of Public Health – California SIDS Program: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/SIDS/pages/default.aspx
AAP – Safe Sleep Campaign: http://www.healthychildcare.org/sids/html
AAP-Free Training: Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Early Education and Child Care: http://shop.aap.org/Reducing-the-Rick-of-SIDS-in-Early-Education-and-Child-Care
And Caring for our Children, Safe Sleep Practices and SIDS/Suffocation Risk Reduction: http://cfoc/nrckids/org/standardview/spccol/safe_sleep

See LIC 809D for deficiencies cited.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501

FACILITY NAME: ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSE
FACILITY NUMBER: 334843324
DEFICIENCY INFORMATION FOR THIS PAGE:
VISIT DATE: 05/15/2018
Deficiency Type
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PLAN OF CORRECTIONS(POCs)
Type B
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DIRECTOR WAS ADVISED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF PERTUSIS (TDAP), AND MEASLES (MMR) VACCINATIONS WITHIN 30 DAYS FOR ALL STAFF WHO WORK IN THE CENTER.
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influenza (FLU), pertussis (TDAP), and measles (MMR) or qualifies for an exemption. Each employee and volunteer shall receive an influenza vaccination between August 1 and December 1 of each year. ALL STAFF DECLINED THE FLU SHOT AS OF 5/15/18.
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COPIES OF PROOF OF VACCINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE 6/15/18.
EMAIL: Joanne.Domingo@dss.ca.gov
TEXT PHOTO: 951-233-9356
FAX: 951-782-4985
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Licensee to submit a copy of the Mandated Child Abuse Training Certificate as proof of correction on or before to
Email: joanne.domingo@dss.ca.gov
Text photo: 951-233-9356
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their training every two years using the Department’s Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) online training module at: www.mandatedreporterca.com. Licensee and all staff/assistants must complete Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training within 45 days of today's date.
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Failure to correct the cited deficiency(ies), on or before the Plan of Correction (POC) due date, may result in a civil penalty assessment.
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
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FACILITY EVALUATION REPORT (Cont)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
CCLD Regional Office, 3737 MAIN ST., SUITE 700
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
FACILITY NAME: ALEPH SCHOOLHOUSE
FACILITY NUMBER: 334843324
VISIT DATE: 05/15/2018
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v SB792 – Immunization requirements for staff, volunteers, effective September 1, 2016 – In accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 1596.7995(a)(1) - Commencing September 1, 2016, a person shall not be employed or volunteer at a day care center if he or she has not been immunized against influenza, pertussis, and measles. Each employee and volunteer shall receive an influenza vaccination between August 1 and December 1 of each year. If employees/volunteers are receiving the influenza vaccination they must do so between August 1 and December 1 of each year.
v AB2231 (2016) – Increased Civil Penalties, effective July 1, 2017 – For failing to correct a violation the civil penalty is increased to $100 per day for EACH violation until corrected; For failing to correct a repeated violation the civil penalty is increased to $250 immediately assessed , and $100 per day afterwards for EACH repeated violation until corrected; For a Zero Tolerance violation the civil penalty is increased to $500 immediately assess, and $100 per day for EACH violation after that until corrected; For any repeated Zero Tolerance violation the civil penalty is increased to $1,000 immediately assess, and $100 per day afterwards for EACH repeated violation until corrected.
v NOTE: Repeat violations are defined as a violation of a previously cited statutory or regulatory Section and/or subsection within 12 months prior.
v Effective January 1, 2017 – Children under 2 years of age shall ride in a rear-facing car seat unless the child weighs 40 or more pounds OR is 40 or more inches tall. For additional information regarding car seat laws see www.chp.ca.gov
v AB 1207 – Mandated Child Abuse Reporting: Child Day Care Personnel Training, beginning January 1, 2018 – In accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 1596.8662 – requires all licensed providers, applicants, directors and employees to complete training as specified on their mandated reporter duties and to renew their training every two years. This training requirement may be directly met by using the Department’s Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) online training modules. The OCAP modules are free of cost and available at: http://www.mandatedreporterca.com/ and are provided in English and Spanish. If no training is made available in a required person’s primary language then those persons shall be exempt from this requirement
SUPERVISOR'S NAME: Dawn ParkerTELEPHONE: (951) 320-2101
LICENSING EVALUATOR NAME: Joanne DomingoTELEPHONE: (951) 233-9356
LICENSING EVALUATOR SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
I acknowledge receipt of this form and understand my licensing appeal rights as explained and received.
FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE SIGNATURE:

DATE: 05/15/2018
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