|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Kiriko Pratt met with Site Coordinator Veronica Kelley for the purpose of an annual random visit. LPA toured the building including all activity and classroom spaces, restrooms, food service, and outdoor play areas. LPA observed appropriate ratios, care and supervision, and capacity during the visit. |
Medical supplies, disinfectants, cleaning solutions, and hazardous items were appropriately stored and inaccessible to children. Furniture, equipment, and play materials were in good condition. Playground equipment was free of loose and sharp parts. The areas under and around playground climbing equipment were cushioned with materials to absorb falls. Toileting facilities were in operating, safe, and sanitary condition. The food preparation area was visibly clean, free of litter and rubbish. All food was protected against contamination. Trash cans containing solid wastes had lids. Uncontaminated drinking water was readily available to children both indoors and outdoors. Menus were posted in a visible area. LPA observed Sign In/Out Sheet with signatures, times, and dates.
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Child Care Centers Sections 101173 and 101226. When any IMS is provided, an updated Plan of Operation that includes IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm