|(2) Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Wendy Emery and Licensing Program Manager (LPM) Mary Segura conducted an unannounced random visit to the home today. LPA met with Esther Chavez, Licensee, and explained the nature of today's visit to her. LPA observed 1 adult assistant and 6 day care children (including 2 infant) in the home during today's visit. Days and hours of operation are Monday - Saturday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The adults that reside in the home are the Licensee and her spouse. Licensee's certifications for CPR and First Aid are current and expire 03/03/17. |
LPA toured the indoor and outdoor areas of the home during today's visit. Licensee unable to provide the Child Care Facility Roster during today's visit. LPA reviewed the Fire/Disaster drill log during today's visit, last fire drill conducted 03/15/16. LPA observed sufficient materials, toys, and play equipment for the day care children. The home is clean, and orderly. Off limit areas in the home: 1 bedroom, attached garage. There are no stairs in the home. Off limit areas outside the home: right side yard and 2 locked storage shed.
LPA observed a fully charged 3A40BC fire extinguisher, working smoke/carbon monoxide detector, and no bodies of water. The Licensee states that she does not have any weapons in the home. LPA observed poisons/toxins in the attached garage which are accessible to children.
A review of staff records on 06/13/16 indicates that all individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. LPA also reminded Licensee 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 violation within a 12 month period.