|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Emerita Curiel met with Licensee, Monica Hamilton, for a Random Annual Visit and toured areas of the home accessible to the children. Off-limit areas: All bedrooms, living room, second bathroom. Census was 3 children. Licensee stated there are no new residents in the home since licensure. Adult residents have criminal record clearances. Hours of operation: M-F 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. |
Licensee did not have a current CPR/First Aid certificates, posted Parent's Rights and current Emergency Disaster Plan. LPA reviewed several children's records. Toys appear to be safe. LPA observed cleaning compounds properly stored out of children's reach. Sharp utensils are stored and locked in a kitchen door. Fire extinguisher carbon monoxide and smoke detector meet regulations. The backyard was fenced and there were no bodies of water. LPA observed the play structure was broken. Licensee stated children are not allowed to play on the broken part and the replacement part has been ordered. Licensee stated she will send LPA pictures once the play structure is repaired.
This facility is not providing Incidental Medical Services-IMS at this time. LPA discussed IMS services and the requirement to create a plan of operation. Specifics on the plan can be found in the family child care home evaluator manual (FCCH EM) Policy 102417. LPA discussed the new licensing requirements AB 792 and LPA gave licensee 30 days to get the immunization's. LPA provided information on the new immunization requirements, and web site information.
LPA discussed safe sleeping practices for infants and requirement to notify the department prior to making changes to off-limit areas, or making alterations to the building. LPA provided information on the new immunization requirements, and web site information, so that licensee can stay current in the requirements of the Department. The web site is (www.ccld.ca.gov).
Deficiencies are cited on the subsequent pages of this report under the California Code of Regulations, Title 22.The licensee was provided a copy of their appeal rights. Exit interview conducted. Notice of Site Visit was provided.