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Kirk's Blessings, LLC
117 Hockman Pike
Bluefield, VA 24605
(276) 322-1177

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: Aug. 17, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

The inspector conducted an unannounced mandated renewal inspection from 10:20 until 2:00 p.m. Upon arrival at the center, a class was observed picking vegetables (swiss chard) from the vegetable garden. There were 24 infants and children in care with staff supervising at all times. The administrative assistant was also present and kitchen staff. Infants were observed being fed, playing, and having a diaper change. Children were observed playing outside, preparing for lunch, eating lunch, and during rest time. Five children?s records and five staff records were reviewed. Violations from the last inspection had been corrected. Areas on non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. Please contact your inspector at 276-698-9981 with any questions.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review, staff did have the required annual training hours. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five staff records. Two of five records (staff #3 and #4) did not have the required 16 hrs. training.

Plan of Correction: In the future, all staff will receive 16 hrs. of training per year.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to maintain the center in clean condition. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed a red metal piece of play equipment on the playground that was rusted and peeling paint. 2. The inspector observed a red foam climber that had foam bulging out and and black tape on it that was not adhering to the climber.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that the outside equipment would be painted and the

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on observation and interview, medication was not labeled with the child's name, name of the medication, the dosage amt., and the time to be given. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed a medication in a back pack that was not labeled with any of the required information.

Plan of Correction: The parent had brought in the medication that morning; the parent will be contacted to get the label and required information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F-4
Description: Based on observation, children were being served a potential choking hazard. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed raw baby carrots being served to the preschoolers and to the two year old classroom.

Plan of Correction: The director stated they would not be served to children 3 and under in the future.


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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.


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