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Children's Harbor - Suffolk
1020 Champion's Way
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 483-2693

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: June 6, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided in the following areas of the standards: Background checks; 22VAC40-185-(4)-270-A (Building maintenance); 22VAC40-185-(4)-330 (Play areas); 22VAC40-185-(3)-240-D (Daily health observation training)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 6/6/18 from 9:55am - 12:05pm. During the inspection there were 62 children ages two months old through five years old in care with 14 staff. Children were observed participating in various activities in the classrooms, playing outside, eating lunch and during rest period. Records were reviewed for six children and five staff. Medication, emergency procedures and emergency supplies were reviewed during the inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice and were discussed during the exit interview.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on a review of the facility's emergency drill log and interview, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that a minimum of two shelter-in-place practice drills per year for the most likely to occur scenarios were completed. Evidence: 1. There was documentation of only one shelter-in-place drill (7/3/17) being completed during 2017. 2. Staff #5 (Program Director) reviewed the emergency drill record, and confirmed that only one shelter-in-place drill was completed during 2017.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: Going forward we will ensure that a minimum of two shelter-in-place practice drills per year for the most likely to occur scenarios.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not deny continued employment of a staff who did not have a search of the central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #2 (date of hire 4/30/18) did not contain documentation of a completed search of the central registry finding. 2. Staff #5 (Program Director) review the record for the staff #2, and confirmed that the search of the central registry finding has not been received.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: A search of the central registry for staff #2 was completed and mailed. We will call and check the status of the search of the central registry for staff #2. All new staff will complete upon employment. If it is not received within 30 days of employment, we will call the Virginia Department of Social Services to check the status of the request.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not deny continued employment of a staff who did not have a search of the central registry finding within 30 days of employment from any other state in which the employee has resided in the preceding five years. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #2 (date of hire 4/30/18) did not contain documentation of a completed search of the central registry finding. 2. Staff #5 (Program Director) review the record for the staff #2, and confirmed that the search of the central registry finding from from the state in which staff #2 previously resided in has not been received.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: A search of the central registry from from the state in which staff #2 previously resided in will be completed and mailed. All new staff will complete upon employment. If it is not received within 30 days of employment, we will call the appropriate agency to check the status of the request.

Disclaimer:
A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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