|LPA LeGuie met with site supervisor Yumiko Trimingham for the purpose of an annual random inspection. LPA toured the building including all activity and classroom spaces, restrooms, food service and outdoor play areas. The program operates Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:30pm in Rooms 2 and 3. Appropriate ratio, care and supervision were observed during the visit. Designee was reminded never to exceed the conditions, limitations and capacity specified on the license.
Medications, toxic and hazardous items are appropriately stored and 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 materials to absorb the fall. Toileting facilities are in safe and sanitary condition. Meals are prepared at a centralized kitchen and delivered to the facility. Trash cans containing solid waste had lids. Uncontaminated drinking water was readily available to children both indoors and outdoors. Menus were posted. Sign in and out sheets consisted of full legal signatures.
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.
A sample of staff and children's records were reviewed. At least one staff member present today has current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification and disaster drill log are being maintained. All staff currently employed with the facility has a criminal record clearance through the school district. LPA reviewed the Departments inspection authority and discussed with designee any changes that may occur regarding the director or an employee acting in the director's absence must be reported to department within 10 working days.