|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Maria Mercado conducted an unannounced case management visit to the home today in response to an increase of capacity request received from the Licensee. LPA met with Susana Lezama, Licensee, and explained the nature of today's visit to her. LPA also observed 1 preschool aged day care children in the home during today's visit. Licensee was been licensed at this location for over one year and therefore has the required experience necessary for the large Family Child Care Home License. Licensee, spouse, two adult sons, daughter-in-law reside in the main home. Licensee's sister-in-law and her 3 yr old and 1 yr old live in the converted garage. that is separated from the main home. Licensee understands that all children that reside in the home that are under 10 yrs of age count in the capacity. |
Days and hours of operation are Monday - Saturday from 5AM to 6PM. Applicant's CPR and First Aid certifications are current and expires on 01/03/17. Licensee owns the home. Licensee does have liability insurance for the Family Child Care Home. LPA toured the indoor and outdoor areas during today's visit. LPA observed no stairs in the home. Off limit areas inside the home: 3 bedrooms/1 bathroom, entire upstairs (2 bedrooms, dining room and bathroom that is rented). Off limit areas outside: the right portion of the yard that is properly barricaded with a locked shed. LPA observed a fully charged 3A40BC fire extinguisher, working smoke detector, fenced backyard, and no bodies of water. LPA observed the backyard that is safe for daycare use. LPA observed sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the day care children. The home is clean, orderly, and safe for the day care children. Licensee states that there are no weapons or bodies of water in the home. Cleaning Products, toxic agents, medications, and sharp objects were inaccessible to children. LPA reminded Licensee that smoking, baby walkers, bouncers, jumpers, and similar items are not allowed in Family Child Care Homes.
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