|3) LPA Miriam Pennock conducted an annual random visit at The Nativity Preschool in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Present to assist with the visit is the Director Christine Gruen. |
There are no bodies of water or weapons stored on the premises. All children are visually supervised by a teacher at all times. LPA was able to walk into the school area. Ratios are maintained at 2X9 and 2X6. Disinfectants and cleaning solutions are locked in a side cabinet. Facility is cleaned daily using toxic free materials. All medication is stored behind a locked cabinet as well.
There is one bathroom. There are two toilets and one sink and there is a second sink in the mini kitchen area. All toilets and hand washing facilities are in safe and sanitary operating conditions. All floors are clean and safe.
There is one large classroom. Furniture and equipment are in good condition, free of sharp, loose or pointed parts. There is no kitchen area. Parents provide snacks and lunches for the children.
Uncontaminated drinking water is available inside the classroom with water fountain and outside with water and cups, drinking fountains and children do bring their own water bottles to fill. Facility has at least one carbon monoxide detector. Fire Department comes once a year during fire prevention week.
There is a picnic table area with awnings for meals and a large tree which offers shade.
The outside play area was toured. They use rubber shavings for cushioning material with swings, sandbox and play structure. They were playing with a water table. They also have access to tricycles, helmets, and balls on a basketball court along with hula hoops. There is a football field and track and a gym.
Licensee operates the facility within the conditions, limitations and capacity specified on the license. All staff have criminal record clearances on file before they start. All current staff records were reviewed. All are teacher qualified with health screenings and TB test results. All staff are current with Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Classes were taken in August with AB CPR and First Aid. They take one class per year to renew the cards.
Parents sign children in and out using full legal signatures and only those listed on the emergency list may pick up the child. Lists are updated yearly. Children's records were reviewed. All had admission