|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Mel Matos conducted an unannounced random visit to the home today. LPA met with Olga Patricia Romero, Licensee, and explained the nature of today's visit to her. LPA also observed two adult assistants and 11 day care children (2 infants & 9 preschool) in the home during today's visit. Days and hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. The adults that reside in the home are the Licensee and her spouse. Licensee certifications for CPR and First Aid are current and expire on July 13, 2017. Licensee's spouse's CPR & First Aid certifications are current and expire on October 31, 2017. Licensee's adult assistant's CPR and First Aid certifications are current and expire on July 26, 2018 and September 27, 2018. |
LPA toured the indoor and outdoor areas of the home during today's visit. LPA reviewed a current Child Care Facility Roster and Fire/Disaster drill log during today's visit. Last fire/disaster drill was conducted in October 2016. The Licensee has a working telephone in the home. LPAs observed sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the day care children. The home is clean, orderly, and safe for the day care children. LPA did not observe any wall heaters inside the home. Off limit areas in the home: Room 2, one bathroom, seven locked kitchen cabinet doors, laundry room, barricaded fireplace (located in the living room), and attached garage. There are no stairs inside the home. Off limit areas outside the home: right side yard.
LPA observed a fully charged 3A40BC fire extinguisher, working smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, fenced backyard, and no bodies of water. The Licensee states that she does not have any weapons or pets in the home. All detergents, cleaning compounds, medications, and other similar items are stored in the laundry room inaccessible to children. LPA advised the Licensee of the new immunization requirement (pertussis, measles, and flu vaccines) for all Licensees and staff that work directly with the children.
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