Little Tin Soldiers Educational Center
199 East Mercury Boulevard
Hampton, VA 23669
Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816
Inspection Date: June 7, 2018
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES
A Subsidy Health and Safety Inspection was conducted on June 7, 2018 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. Licensing inspector arrived at 9:30am and departed at 4:30pm to conduct a Subsidy Health and Safety Inspection. At the time of the tour there were 21 children ages infant through five years old in care with four staff. There is a total enrollment of 50 children. The children were observed during circle time, playing in centers and having snack. The infants were observed resting and playing freely. Five children's records were reviewed. Five staff records were reviewed. Medications are currently not being administered. The exit interview was conducted with the Interim Program Director. A licensing inspection was also conducted on this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice.
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-005-B Description: Based on observation and review of documentation, the vendor did not ensure that for each group of children, there shall be a written record (hard copy) of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs. Evidence: Toddler Classroom: there was no written record of attendance for the date of the inspection Preschool Classroom: there were 10 children indicated on the written record of attendance but nine children were present Infant Classroom: there was no written record of attendance for the date of the inspection Plan of Correction: Each teacher will have an attendance sheet that documents arrival and departures.
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-3 Description: Based on record review, in four of five children's records reviewed, the vendor did not ensure that there was a name, address and phone number for each custodial parent's place of employment. Evidence: There was no documentation of one or both parents' work addresses for all five children's records reviewed. Plan of Correction: Program Director will have the parents to update their records.
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-B Description: Based on record review, in two of five staff records reviewed, the vendor did not ensure that within the first 90 days of employment or subsidy vendor approval; all staff shall complete Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff. Evidence: There was no documentation of Virginia Preservice Training for Staff #1 (hire date 2/5/18) and Staff #2 (hire date 12/05/17). Plan of Correction: All staff will complete the training.
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-E Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the vendor did not ensure that all staff providing care to children shall have within 30 days of the date of employment or 90 days from subsidy vendor approval: Current certification in CPR which includes an in-person competency demonstration; and Current certification in first aid. Evidence: The following staff members did not have documentation of CPR and First Aid Training within 30 days of employment or 90 days from subsidy vendor approval: Staff #1-hire date 2/5/18 Plan of Correction: The training has been completed and documentation will be provided.
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-A Description: on observation and inspection of the facility, the vendor did not ensure that the written emergency preparedness plan that addressed all required procedural components regarding staff responsibility and facility readiness with respect to emergency evacuation, relocation, lockdown and shelter-in-place procedures. Evidence: The center's written emergency preparedness plan did not include the following procedural components: Evacuation: Procedures to address reuniting children with parents or authorized person designated by the parent to pick up the child Shelter-In-Place Procedures did not include accommodations or special requirements for infants, toddlers, and children with special needs to ensure their safety during evacuation or relocation and Procedures to address reuniting children with parents or authorized person designated by the parent to pick up the child Lockdown Procedures: did not include methods to alert staff and emergency responders; methods to secure the facility and designated lockdown locations; methods to account for all children in the lockdown locations; methods of communication with parents and emergency responders; accommodations or special requirements for infants, toddlers, and children with special needs to ensure their safety during evacuation or relocation and Procedures to address reuniting children with parents or authorized person designated by the parent to pick up the child Plan of Correction: The plan will be updated to include all components.
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-032-A Description: Based on review, the vendor did not ensure that all emergency response drills were practiced. Evidence: There was no documentation of a lockdown drill practiced in 2017. Plan of Correction: A lockdown drill will be done.
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