|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA), Stephanie Rangel conducted an unannounced random inspection to the Facility today. LPA met with co- director Ellen Williams and director Andrea Gelenter and explained the nature of today's inspection to them. LPA toured the Facility both inside and outside during today's inspection. 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), snack Menus, and Activity Schedule. |
A review of staff records indicates that all Facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. LPA reminded director of the applicable civil penalties for those adults who have not received fingerprint clearances, 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 reviewed 4 children's and 2 staff files during today's inspection. Each child's file reviewed contains the Information and Emergency Information form (LIC 700). The staff files reviewed contains the required transcripts/verification of experience. Director 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 inspection. Director understands the conditions, limitations, and capacity specifications of the Facility license. Director understands that children shall be visually supervised at all times.
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