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KinderCare Learning Center - Pocoshock
2621 Pocoshock Boulevard
North chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 276-6554

Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 662-9038

Inspection Date: July 13, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on 07/13/2018 from 10:46am to 4:20pm. The children were observed playing with toys, reading books, and eating lunch. A formal observation was completed with the three year old and two year old classrooms. Lunch consisted of grilled turkey and cheese sandwiches, potatoes, mandarin oranges and milk. The menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today as well as the mini buses. Six children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. The center administers medication; however they did not have any being given at this time. Ten injury reports were reviewed as well as the center?s injury prevention plan, which was updated 01/2018. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 06/08/2018 Last shelter-in-place drill: 06/28/2018 Last fire inspection: 05/09/2017 Last health inspection: 02/15/2018 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants - 8:2 Toddlers ? 5:1 Twos - 15:2 Threes and Fours - 14:2 School Age - 20:2 The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no repeat violations found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that four of six children's records contained documentation of immunizations before the child can attend the center. Evidence: 1. Child #1 (start date: 7/9/18) had documentation of immunizations dated 7/13/18. 2. Child #2 (start date: 5/14/18) had documentation of immunizations dated 6/12/18. 3. Child #3 (start date: 2/20/18) had documentation of immunizations dated 3/2/18. 4. Child #4 (start date: 2/20/18) had documentation of immunizations dated 3/2/18.

Plan of Correction: It is our policy that immunization records are present prior to children starting.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that one of five staff records contained documentation of TB screening no later than 21 days after employment. Evidence: The record of staff #4 start date (4/16/18) contained documentation of a TB screening dated 6/11/18.

Plan of Correction: It is our policy that all employees obtain TB screening within 21 days of employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on documentation review, the center was not able to provide to the licensing inspector a current annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official. Evidence: The center provided a copy of a fire inspection dated 5/9/17. Fire inspections should be completed annually.

Plan of Correction: A fire inspection is being scheduled immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: The preschool classroom closet was unlocked and contained cleaners located on a shelf.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that electrical outlets had protective covers. Evidence: The preschool classroom had two uncovered electrical outlets. One of the uncovered outlets was within the reach of children.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that the playground equipment provided to the children contained proper use zones that comply with minimum safety standards. Evidence: The use zone near the rock climbing stairs was measured by the inspector and did not have a use zone that encompass sufficient area to include the child's trajectory in the event of a fall while the equipment is in use according to American Society for Testing and Materials. The rock climbing stairs required a 6 foot use zone, but only 2'8" was available due to a blue picnic table placed in the use zone by center staff.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on an inspection of the center's buses, the center did not ensure that all of the first aid kits contained all required items. Evidence: The two buses used to transport children today both had first aid kits missing the following: thermometer, ice pack, tweezers, first aid manual, antiseptic and scissors.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

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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