|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Emerita Curiel met with the Director/Owner Danelle Ingalls. This facility is licensed for 30 preschool/school age children. The LPA toured all activity/classroom areas, the isolation area, food service area, restrooms and outdoor play areas. LPA reviewed care and supervision of children, staffing ratios, health related services, first aid supplies, furniture, equipment, drinking water and food service provisions. LPA observed a total of 11 preschool children and 8 school age children supervise by 2 staff members. Hours of Operation: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. |
LPA observed that most of the required forms were posted including a license, parents' rights' poster, emergency care and disaster plan and seat belt law. Parents are responsibly to provide lunch. The facility provides am and pm snacks. LPA reviewed the completed sign in/out sheets. LPA reviewed children's personnel records. All staff currently employed with the Center has criminal record clearances. At least one staff member present today has current Pediatric CPR and First Aid.
LPA discussed recent changes in licensing requirements, including SB 277 and SB 792 pertaining to immunization requirements for children and staff. 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 LPA provided the Licensing Agency website (www.ccld.ca.gov), so the director and/or staff may obtain updated licensing information, regulations, and forms.
Deficiencies are cited on the subsequent page 809-D of this report under the California Code of Regulations, Title 22.The licensee was provided a copy of their appeal rights.
Exit interview conducted. LPA read and explained the report. Notice of Site Visit was provided.