|Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Caroline Harris conducted an unannounced annual/random inspection. LPA met with Licensee Olga Vasquez. Also present was her assistant. LPA conducted a tour of the home, inside and outside, as shown on the facility sketches (LIC 999A) provided. No pets were observed during today's visit. There are no "bodies of water" or firearms in this home. LPA observed the licensee to have lots of toys and educational items for the children both indoors and outside. During viewing the backyard, the LPA observed the side exit gate not be latched and the adjacent fence that the gate latches to was loose. There were no poisons observed on the premises accessible to children. Cleaning compounds, medications and other hazardous items are inaccessible to children. There is no fireplace. There is a working fire extinguisher, smoke detector, carbon monoxide indicator, and adequate heating and ventilation for safety and comfort. There are no stairs in the home. There is a working telephone and the number was verified. Adequate supervision is being provided during this visit. Capacity as specified on the license is being maintained. Licensee has a current roster of the children. Licensee maintains documentation of immunizations for the children. Licensee also maintains documentation of immunizations against pertussis, measles and influenza for herself and staff. |
Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/ (800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm. During the annual inspection Licensee stated they will NOT be providing Incidental Medical Services (IMS) at this time.