|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Neal met with licensee, Yolanda Ducksworth-Walker, for the purpose a 3 Year Required inspection. Family members residing in the home include 1 adult (licensee), her 2 children and 4 foster children. No child care children were present during this inspection. This is a single story 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with kitchen, living room, laundry area, family room and garage. The garage is used for storage only and no child care activities are conducted there. There is no pool, spa or other bodies of water on the premises. Incidental Medical Services (IMS) were discussed.|
Main care is provided in the family room. Children use the bathroom located in the hallway. Off limit areas include all bedrooms (child gate in place during child care), 1 bathroom, laundry area and the garage. The home was inspected inside and out for safety, comfort, cleanliness, telephone service, heating and ventilation, inaccessibility to poisons, detergents/cleaning compounds (garage), medicines, and hazardous items that can pose a danger to children. Sharp knives are stored in the hall closet and made inaccessible. Fire/earthquake drills are current. Children play in the backyard. There is a grass and concrete area for active play. There are no swings or slides. There is a covered patio area and barbecue grill that is covered. Per licensee, there are no weapons or firearms of any kind in the facility at this time. The LPA did not observe any weapons. Mats are available for napping. The required fire extinguisher, smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector are in operable condition. Fireplace (living room) is properly screened. Home has central AC and heat. CPR/First Aid expire 01/07/2019. First Aid kit is stored in hall closet. LPA observed parent board and required documents are posted.