|(3) A visit was made to the facility by LPA, Araceli Canela. The facility file was reviewed prior to this visit. 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. |
Operating hours are M-F 7:30am-6:00pm, children bring their own lunch and center provides snack. During today's visit ratio and capacity were in compliance. The facility was toured inside and outside. The facility appeared clean. The items that could pose a danger to children (cleaning compounds, sharps, and medications) were inaccessible to children. Director Linda stated no poisons are stored on site and none were observed during the visit. The toys, floors, desks and other equipment appeared clean and safe. There was drinking water available/accessible to children both indoors and outdoors. The children's bathroom appeared in safe and sanitary operating condition. Containers for solid waste had a tight-fitting lid. Classroom had a working fire extinguisher and smoke detector available. The playground was completely fenced and free of hazards. The playground equipment appeared in safe condition and cushioned to absorb a fall. There were no bodies of water on the premises. Staff files, and children's files will be reviewed at a later time as files are across the playground in office and director is the only one present providing care and is unable to grab them at this time. The sign in/out procedure was reviewed; authorized representatives are signing children in/out. This facility is currently providing Incidental Medical Services (IMS) and a plan was requested. CPR and First Aid is expired.
Notice of Site Visit shall be posted for 30 days from today's visit. The following violation(s) of the California Code of Regulations, Title 22; Division 12, were observed: see LIC 809D. The licensee was provided a copy of their appeal rights (LIC 9058) and their signature on this form acknowledges receipt of these rights. Reports citing Type A violations are to be provided to parents/guardians of children currently in enrolled and to parents/guardians of children newly enrolled at the facility during the next 12 months. Parents/guardians must sign Form LIC9224 to be kept in each child's file.