Description: GARCIA'S FAMILY CARE PROVIDERS is a CHILD CARE SMALL GROUP HOME in TUCSON AZ, with a maximum capacity of 10 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant; Ones; Twos; Three to Five; School-Age. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.
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|Survey Date||Date Corrected||Rule/Statute||Title|
|Findings: Based on review of Emergency, Information and Immunization Record (EIIR) cards the surveyor noted: -Child 1's card did not document the date of enrollment. -Child 2's card did not document the date of enrollment, nor did it specify the name of the individual to be contacted in case of injury or sudden illness of the child. -Child 3's card did not document the name of the individual to be contacted in case of injury or sudden illness of the child.|
|Findings: The Surveyor noted that the written plan for a field trip to Mission Manor Park on 10/25/2021 did not document the adult(s) present on the trip.|
|Findings: The Surveyor noted that the sand within the fall zones of the slide and swings did not meet the required depth of 6 inches. Using a measuring tool, the Surveyor noted that the sand was 1 inch deep.|
|Findings: The Surveyor noted that a ring buoy and a shepherd's crook were not available near the above-ground pool located in the back yard of the small group home.|
|Findings: Child #1, an enrolled child who has attended the group home for care, did not have an immunization record at the home.|
|Findings: The Team Leader observed two rusted metal poles with stakes and sharp edges in the ground and attached to the fencing. The poles with the stakes are accessible to enrolled children. According to the Provider, they didn't need to be there and she would remove them. The Team Leader also observed a lower portion of the fencing (more that 3 feet long) that was missing. The section of the missing fence is located on the fencing that separates the 2 areas of her back yard. One side is for the enrolled children and the other is for her family. The side for the family contained a grill, propane tank, and is not designed for children. According to the Provider, the wind blew it off that morning and she would fix it immediately.|
|Findings: The weekly menu was not posted for the current week. When asked for the menu, the Provider brought a menu back from her room and said she still needed to change the dates on it since she reuses menus from previous months. The Team Leader asked her what was served to the children the previous day for lunch and she said hamburgers. According to the menu that she just changed the dates on, pinto beans were written as the protein for the previous days lunch. The Team Leader observed that the menu included "yogurt" as a food to be served throughout the month but the specific flavor was not documented. The Team Leader informed the Provider that she needed to post the menu, date the menu, write substitutions (no later than the morning of the change), and state the specific foods to be served.|
|Findings: According to the Provider, she moved the diaper changing area and was using a mat on top of the diapering table. The Team Leader observed that the table needed to be re-caulked where the plexi-glass was placed and that the mat had stitches and an attached strap. Therefore, neither the table nor the mat were able to be sanitized. The Provider had been informed previously that the mat she was using was not approved for diapering purposes.|
|Findings: The Team Leader and Surveyor observed a black plastic pipe that was partially exposed above ground level in the outdoor activity area, creating a tripping hazard. *The Provider sent a picture documenting the repair on September 30, 2020*|
|Findings: The Surveyor observed a horizontal gap measuring 5 inches between a chain link fence post and the neighboring wall in the Southeast portion of the outdoor activity area. *The Provider sent pictures documenting the fence repair on September 30, 2020*|
|Findings: The Team Leader and Surveyor noted that a floor plan showing evacuation paths were not posted in the bedroom or near the exit to the outdoor activity area.|
|Findings: The Team Leader noted that the vinyl pad used as the diaper changing surface had stitched seams, and was not able to be kept clean and sanitized. *The Provider sent a picture documenting the repair to the top of the diaper changing surface on September 30, 2020*|
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