|LPA Oscar Huang met with licensee Rongmei for an annual/random visit. LPA explained the nature of today’s visit to licensee. LPA also observed one adult assistant and 12 day care children (3 infants & 9 preschool) in the home during today's visit. Days and hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 6:30pm. The adults that reside in the home are licensee and her husband.|
A review of staff records on 05/17/2017 indicates that all Facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances. Licensee understands upon notice of the Department to remove an individual from the home, or to exclude an individual from the home, the licensee shall immediately remove the individual and prevent them from returning to the home or having contact with children in care.
LPA toured the indoor and outdoor areas of the home during today’s visit. LPA observed that the home is clean and orderly, with heating and ventilation for safety and comfort of the children. LPA observed no stairs inside the home. The main area of the home is used for the day care are living room, dinning room, a bedroom and a bathroom. LPA observed a barricaded fireplace. LPA observed safe and sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the day care children. All sharp objects, detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, poisons, and other similar items are stored inaccessible to children. LPA observed a fully charged 3A40BC fire extinguisher, a working smoke detector, and a functioning carbon monoxide detector. Licensee states there are no weapons/firearms in the home. Off limit areas indoor: a master bedroom, a bedroom, kitchen and the garage. LPA observed a fenced backyard and no bodies of water. LPA observed a locked storage shed in the fenced off area. Off limit areas outside the home: both side yards and the backyard where the storage shed is. Licensee owns the house, and carry child care liability insurance with DCI.
LPA observed licensee has current CPR and First Aid certification expiring 04/2019. LPA observed a current roster of the children and a fire and disaster drills log which is to be done at least once every six months. The last drills were conducted on 01/03/2017. LPA reviewed 12 children files. Immunization records are maintained and up-to-date, and updated in form PM 286. LPA observed Notification of Parents’ Rights is in each child’s file.
Facility Evaluation Report dated 05/17/2017 to be continued on next page: