|Licensing Program Analyst 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 in Rooms 1 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. The food preparation space is free of litter. All food was protected against contamination. Trash cans containing solid waste had lids. Uncontaminated drinking water was readily available to children both indoors and outdoors. Menus were posted and sign in/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.