|(1) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Maria Mueller conducted an annual random visit and met with licensee, Robin Simonian. LPA observed children playing outdoors. The backyard is completely fenced, LPA observed small play structure, bikes, shade area, bike area, tables and chairs. The living room and the dining room area are used for day care. The fireplace is completely fenced. The bedrooms are used for napping. LPA observed age appropriate toys, books, games, play kitchen, tables and chairs |
The smoke alarm / carbon monoxide detector was tested and was found operational. The fire extinguisher was purchased January 29, 2017. Sampling of children's record reviewed. Safety drills were not conducted and documented, last drill was conducted July 2016. Licensee and her assistant are not current with immunization requirements per SB 792.
Licensee is not providing Incidental Medical Services. Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing 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
Licensee was made aware that it is her responsibility to know the regulations for Family Child Care Home which can be accessed online at www.cdss.ca.gov.
Reporting, posting, and record keeping requirements were discussed. AB 633 and AB 978 explained to licensee. Licensee has been advised that baby bouncers, walkers, exersaucers are not permitted in a licensed family child care home.
In the areas evaluated, deficiencies cited under Title 22 Division 12. Appeal rights given.
LPA observed licensee post the Notice of Site visit.