|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Janet Tse, conducted an unannounced random inspection to the Facility today. LPA met with Kandice Mitchell, director, and explained the nature of today’s visit to her. LPA toured the Facility both inside and outside today. LPA observed the required posted materials, including the Facility License, Emergency Disaster Plan (LIC 610), Earthquake Preparedness Checklist (LIC 9148), Parents’ Rights Poster (PUB 393), Personal Rights (LIC 613A), Child Car Seat Law (PUB 269), Menus (includes current and following week), and Activity Schedule. The Facility has active waivers for shared bathrooms with the school district and unfenced playground usage.|
A review of staff records indicates that not all Facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions associated with the facility. LPA also reminded them of the applicable civil penalties for those adults who have not received fingerprint clearance, are not associated to the license and who come in contact with or provide care and supervision to the children. Penalty amounts: $100.00 per person per day, minimum of $100.00 to a maximum of $500.00 per person for an initial violation and a minimum of $100.00 to a maximum of $3000.00 per person for any subsequent violations within a 12 month period. LPA observed a staff (TJ) is without fingerprint clearances associated with the facility. There is no receipt confirmation to indicate that a criminal record transfer request has been received by Licensing. LPA contacted the San Jose Regional Office to verify the staff's previous association, and there is no record of the staff's association with this facility.
LPA observed the medical assessment and the Information and Emergency Information form (LIC 700) in ten children’s files. LPA observed the required health screening in five staff files. At least one staff present has current CPR and First Aid Certifications on file. Director understands that there shall be at least one person, with valid CPR and First Aid certifications, on site at all times or present during off-site activities (field trips). LPA observed that the teacher/child ratio was in compliance during today’s visit. Director understands the conditions, limitations, and capacity specifications of the Facility license. Director understands that children shall be visually supervised at all times. LPA reviewed the sign-in, sign-out sheets for the past 30 days and
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