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Global Engineers Academy
2932 East Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 739-1731

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: July 30, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
The following was discussed with the program director: - Complete documentation of programmatic experience for program leaders. 22VAC 40-185-210 - Storage of staff personal items (purses, backpacks) was discussed. 22VAC 40-185-280 Required documentation in children's records (22VAC 40-185-60.A) was discussed to include indicting N/A or other indicators in those areas that do not apply to the child/family.

Comments:
An unannounced, mandated renewal inspection was conducted today. The inspector arrived at 10:50 AM and departed at 2:30 PM. Fifteen children, ages two years and older, were in care with three staff. Morning activities and nap time were observed. It was reported that no medication is administered to children in care and no children's injuries were reported. A sample size of three staff records and five children's records were reviewed. An exit meeting was conducted with the program director prior to closure of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based upon review of five children's records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that each child has a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician within one month after attending. Evidence: 1. The record provided for child 5 indicates that child 5 began attending on 06/19/2018. The record did not include documentation of a physical examination. 2. Staff 1 verified that the record for child 5 did not include a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The parent will be told that documentation of a physical examination must be provided in order for the child to continue attending. In the future, children will not be allowed to begin attending until a physical examination has been provided.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based upon review of five children's records, the facility has not ensured that the record kept for each enrolled child contains all required information. Evidence: 1. The record provided for child 3 did not have documented the address or employment information for the mother and the complete addresses (including city and state or zip code) for the home address and the address of the emergency contact persons. 2. Staff 1 verified that the above listed information was not in child 3's record.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: All required information for enrolled children will be included in the record prior to the child attending care.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based upon observation and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children and that if a key is used, the key is not accessible to the children. Evidence: 1. The key was in the lock on the door to the storage closet in classroom A. There was an aerosol container of bathroom cleaner labeled "caution, keep out of reach of children" on the floor of the closet. There was also a spray bottle of pink fluid that staff 1 identified as Fabuloso cleaner in the closet. 2. Staff 1 verified that the key was in the door to the closet.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: This violation will be addressed with the employee involved. All staff will be reminded to be vigilant when storing/locking hazardous substances.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based upon observation and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that when hazardous substances are not kept in original containers, the substitute containers clearly indicate their contents. Evidence: There was a spray bottle of pink fluid in the closet in classroom A. The spray bottle was not labeled as to the contents. Staff 1 identified the contents as Fabuloso cleaning fluid.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The administrator will speak with both staff and the cleaning service to ensure it is understood that any substitute container is clearly labeled with the contents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-A
Description: Based upon observation, the facility has not ensured that during the designated rest period, mats have linens consisting of a top cover and a bottom cover or a one-piece covering which is open on three edges. Evidence: 1. Child 6 was observed napping on a mat with no linens. 2. Staff 1 asked the attending staff about his linens and staff stated that no linens were brought in from home.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Extra clean linens will be kept at the facility for use when a parent fails to provide the required linens. Staff will be reminded that linens are required and that the director must be notified if a child does not have the required linens.

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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