|LPA Andrea Medlin met with staff for this random annual licensing visit today. Purpose of the visit explained. There were 24 children present. Days and hours of operation: Monday-Friday 7:00AM-8:15AM and 2:45PM-6:00PM. Physical plant toured, including the areas used for the program, and outdoor play area to inspect for health and safety hazards. There is a fully charged fire extinguisher that meet minimum requirements, smoke detectors, and a carbon monoxide (CO) detector. Children's bathrooms inspected; all toilets and hand washing facilities are in safe and sanitary operating condition. A separate staff bathroom is available. No pools, spas, hot tubs, fish ponds, or bodies of water are present. Per staff, there are no firearms or weapons on site. Disinfectants, cleaning solutions, poisons and other items that are dangerous to children are inaccessible. Variety of age appropriate toys and materials for children are available in the facility. Facility is set up for child care, furniture and equipment for children are available as well. First aid supplies are available. Sick children will be separated from the group and wait for parents to pick up. There are school aged outdoor play areas. The areas around and under high climbing equipment is cushioned with tanbark. Outdoor activity space surfaces are free of hazards. LPA reviewed staff and children's files. In the children's files reviewed, all children had Identification and Emergency information on file. In the staff files reviewed, all had expired Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification; staff have documentation of the appropriate educational requirements. Staff have verification of the required staff immunizations. There is no qualified director here. File reviewed for new director that began acting director as of 11/1/17. Director, Christina Elliot, needs updated Pediatric First Aid and CPR training (expired 2/6/2018), 8 hour health and safety course, required mandated child abuse training as compliant with AB 1207, and the Component 3 orientation: Operation and Record Keeping orientation.|
The deficiencies cited on the following pages are in violation of the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 12, Chapter 1:
This report was reviewed with acting director and a copy of this report must be made available for public review upon request. Notice of site visit posted and shall remain posted for 30 days.