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Kidz World Learning Center
6517 Auburn Drive
Virginia beach, VA 23464
(757) 228-7305

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: Aug. 15, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced, mandated inspection was conducted today. The inspector arrived at 10:00 AM and departed at 2:00 PM. Twenty children were in care. Morning activities, outdoor play, lunch service and nap time were observed. A sample size of five children's records and six staff records were reviewed. It was reported that no medication is administered to children in care. Injury records were reviewed. An exit meeting was conducted with the program director and administrator prior to closure of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based upon review of five children's records, the facility has not ensured that they obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: The record provided for child 3 who according to the record is 20 months old, includes an immunization document dated 9/25/17. No updated immunization record was included in the record.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: A tracking method will be developed to ensure that updated immunization information is obtained at least every six months for children under the age of two years.

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

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Physical examinations will be obtained within 30 days of attending care.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based upon review of files and staff interview, the facility has not ensure that staff re-submit tuberculosis screening results at least every two years. Evidence: 1. The most recent tuberculosis screenings in the records provided for staff 1 and staff 2 are dated June 2016. 2. Staff 1 confirmed that updated tuberculosis screenings have not been obtained for staff 1 or staff 2.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Tuberculosis screenings will be obtained by the end of August. A method will be developed to track tuberculosis screening updates for all staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based upon review of five children's records, the facility has not ensured that each record includes the name and telephone number of the child's physician. Evidence: The record provided for child 2 does not include the telephone number of the child's physician.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The parent will be asked to provide the physician's phone number. All children's files will be checked to ensure they are complete.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based upon review of records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that each staff record includes documentation that at least two references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment. Evidence: 1. The record provided for staff 4 indicates a hire date of 8/13/18. Staff 4 was on duty in ratio during today's inspection. The record includes documentation of only one reference check. 2. Staff 5 verified that only one reference check was documented.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: A second reference check will be obtained for staff 4 today. In the future at least two reference checks will be obtained prior to employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based upon observation, the facility has not ensured that areas and equipment, inside and outside, are maintained to be clean and safe. Evidence: The preschool children (ages 3 through 5 years) were observed playing a relay game on the back playground area at 11:00 AM. The following was observed: - There was a blue bin full of five inches of water at the base of a downspout. - There was an overturned trash can lid with two inches of water at the base of a drain. - There was a broken red plastic basket with sharp areas where the plastic was broken. - There was litter to include cardboard and a cellophane wrapper along the back corner of the playground.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The morning crew will be responsible for checking the playground each morning. All staff will be reminded that they must check the playground for any potential hazards and remove the hazards.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based upon observation and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that hazardous substances are kept in locked places using safe locking methods that prevent access by children. Evidence: 1. There was a container of pump hand sanitizer on the sink in the infant classroom. The container was labeled "caution, keep out of reach of children". 2. Staff 1 verified that the sanitizer was on the sink.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The hand sanitizer was locked during the inspection. All staff will be reminded that hazardous substances must be kept in the locked locations.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-F
Description: Based upon observation and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that a shady area is provided on the playground during August. Evidence: 1. The preschool children were observed on the playground at 11:00 AM. The building provided less than one foot of shade along the wall. 2. Staff 5 stated that the umbrella that was used for shade was broken during a recent storm.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: A new umbrella will be purchased to provide shade.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F-4
Description: Based upon observation, the facility has not ensured that children three years of age or younger are not offered foods that are considered to be potential choking hazards. Evidence: The children in the two year old classroom and the three year old children in the preschool classroom were served grapes in the mixed fruit. The grapes were not cut to reduce the potential choking hazard.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: If grapes are served they will be cut to avoid potential choking.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-M
Description: Based upon observation and child interviews, the facility has not ensured that staff sit with the children during meal times. Evidence: 1. Staff 6, the only staff on duty with the preschool children, did not sit with the children during lunch time. When the children were asked which teacher sits at their table with them during lunch time the children responded that no one sits with them. 2. Staff 3, the only staff on duty with the two year old children, did not sit with the children during lunch time.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Staff will be reminded to sit with the children during meals.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-G-1
Description: Based upon review of six staff records, the facility has not ensured that they have obtained the results of fingerprinting prior to the employment of staff. Evidence: 1. The record provided for staff 4 indicates a date of employment of 8/13/2018. Staff 4 was on duty in ratio with the chidlren during today's inspection. Results of fingerprinting were not in the record provided. 2. Staff 1 and staff 5 were unable to provide results of fingerprinting for staff 4.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Staff 4 will not be able to return until results of the fingerprinting are obtained. In the future, applicants will not be hired until the results of the fingerprinting are obtained.

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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