|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Farah Tanous conducted an unannounced Annual Random inspection at the facility. Upon arrival, LPA met with Licensee, Thuy Ta, and her husband/assistant, Meng Doan, who were supervising 7 daycare children, 3 of whom were infants. Proper accommodation was provided to the infants as each infant was napping in a play pen. LPA used LanguageLink translation service to assist with Vietnamese translation (ID# 11609). At 1:20PM co-licensee, Khanh Doan (Mrs. Ta's son) arrived at the facility and LPA was able to conduct the rest of the inspection in English with co-licensee Khanh Doan. LPA toured/inspected the facility inside and outside as per facility sketch. The following areas are used for day care: living room, kitchen, family room, all three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Licensees utilize a fully fenced back yard area for outdoor activities. The following areas are off limits: the garage which is made inaccessible via a lock. LPA did not observe bodies of water during this inspection.
There is a functioning smoke alarm, carbon monoxide detector, & fire extinguisher maintained in the home. There are ample space and napping areas for children. The home has adequate heating and ventilation. The home has a working telephone. Licensee stated no changes to the LIC610A dated 08/31/2009. The Last disaster drill was conducted on 09/04/2017. Licensee stated there are no weapons on premises. Licensee stated that there are no new adults living or working in the home over the age of 18 years. Licensees have CPR & first aid certification valid through January 15th, 2019.
LPA reviewed the following with Licensee: Capacity limitations, supervision, unusual incidents, mandated reporting, Assembly Bill 633, SIDS, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Megan's law, AB 2084 Healthy Beverages in Child Care. Licensee is reminded that corporal punishment, smoking, baby walkers, exersaucers, jumpers and bouncy seats shall never be permitted during day-care operation. Licensee is reminded to make anything that reads, "Keep Out of Reach of Children" inaccessible to children. Some Children's records were reviewed. LPA obtained a copy of children's Roster and an updated email address and cell phone number for co-licensee.