|LPA Mingle made an unannounced visit in order to conduct an Annual/Random review and met with the licensee, Ms. Robin Weiss. The purpose of the visit was discussed and a tour of the home was conducted. Licensee was caring for 6 children, together with an aide. Children were observed napping upon arrival.|
There were no bodies of water present on the premises. Licensee stated that there were no firearms kept at the home. The home has a fireplace which was observed blocked off by a doll house.
The home uses the day-care, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, the family room and the living room for the day-care. LPA toured these areas and found them free of hazards. Detergents and cleaning compounds were observed locked in a cabinet in the day-care room. Kitchen knives and cutting objects were stored on top of the fridge. The home has a 2A10BC fire extinguisher with no receipt. Licensee stated she had the receipt was posted but was unable for find it during this visit. The home was free of litter. There were no stairs observed at the home.
The home has a fully fenced play yard in front of the house and a backyard . Licensee conducts and logs fire and emergency drills. Last drill was conducted on 3/6/2017. Licensee and her assistant have partially satisfied immunization requirements for providers. Licensee's assistant needs a booster for Tdap. Licensee needs to submit proof of TDap. Licensee stated she will provide evidence to the Department by 9/17/2017.
Licensee's CPR/First aid certification was current and will expire on 4/5/2019. All adults in the home have obtained a criminal background clearance. Children files inspected had immunization records but C1. Licensee stated that there were no children on medication currently. Licensee maintains an updated roster for the children in care.
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)