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Little Hokie Hangout
600 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 231-9382

Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: Oct. 18, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Two inspectors conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection from 11:20 a..m. until 2:00 p.m. There were 6 children in care with 1 staff supervising and one parent volunteer was present. The director and the administrator arrived after the inspection began. Children were observed finishing lunch, getting ready for a nap, and playing. Parents were observed picking up their children. During the inspection, the staff decided to close the center for the day due to heat and water issues. Parents were notified to pick their children up. Maintenance staff were on site addressing the problems. Five children's files were reviewed, and 10 staff records were reviewed. No medications were reported to be on site. Violations are identified on the violation notice. Please contact your inspector, Katie Gifford at 276-698-9981 with any questions.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to have staff members submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening no later than 21 days after employment or volunteering. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed 10 staff records. Six out of 10 records did not have a negative tuberculosis screening and they had been employed longer than 21 days.

Plan of Correction: All employees without TB forms were asked to have them completed by 10/31. Already all but one has complied. The final employee will have the form by 10/31.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E
Description: Based on interview and record review, the center failed to maintain compliance with the terms of the current license issued by the department. Evidence: 1. The inspector asked the age of the youngest child present; staff #2 stated child #4 was under two years of age. 2. The license is issued for ages 2 years through five years, 11 months. The inspector reviewed child #4's record and confirmed the child was under two years of age.

Plan of Correction: Student that was young has been asked to have a parent/grandparent present at any future sessions (they are occasional /not regular) and will attend regularly after the child's birthday on 12/4.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to have all the required elements in staff records. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed 10 staff records. Staff #1 and staff #7 had one reference, staff #3 and staff #4 had no references. 2. Eight out of 10 records (#1-#8) did not have orientation documentation.

Plan of Correction: Staff 1 and 7 have been asked to re-send the reference documentation link to a second reference and have been given until 10/31 to comply. Staff 3 and 4 were given the link and asked to provide 2 fresh references via the reference documentation link.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to have someone on site that had daily health training. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed the file (#2) of the staff present and there was no documentation of the daily health training. 2. Staff #9 said staff #2 did not have the training.

Plan of Correction: Staff 2 has been given the DHO training. Also, LHH has created a new form so that once staff have received the DHO training they will documentation in the file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to maintain the outside of the center in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed a loose bolt where the deck meets the slide causing an entanglement hazard.

Plan of Correction: maintenance at the building has been made aware of the loose hardware. It is actually a washer, not a bolt, and we have been told the slide is secure, but there is some play in the spacing of the washer that will be filled with caulking.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-C
Description: Based on observation, measurement, and interview, the center failed to maintain the heat no lower than 68 degrees. Evidence: 1. The inspectors measured the temperature in the large room at 60 degrees and 62 degrees in the classroom. 2. Staff #9 and #10 stated workmen were on site to try to fix the problem. 3. Staff #9 and #10 decided to close the center for the day due to the heat issue and water issues.

Plan of Correction: Heat in the building has been repaired. The center remained closed until the room could be a sufficient temperature.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to keep all medications locked. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed a first aid kit in the large room on top of a cabinet that was unlocked and had medications in it (antacid, aspirin, neosporin).

Plan of Correction: The church owned first aid kit has been locked in a cabinet that is not not accessible to children' the church was very understanding and accomodating to this request.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-530-A
Description: Based on interview record review, the center did not have staff member trained in first aid, and cpr during the center's hours of operation. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed the staff person's record (record #2) who was working at the time of the inspection, and there was no documentation of first aid and cpr training. Staff also looked in the record and could not find the documentation.

Plan of Correction: The staff person received the training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to practice monthly evacuation drills and shelter-in-place drills. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed drill documentation and there was no drill documentation for the months of May and June 2018. 2. There were no shelter in place drills documentation.

Plan of Correction: Fire drills and shelter in place drills have been added to the calendar for the following dates: 10/24, 11/13/12/3 fire drills. 11/2 shelter in place drill. all drills will be at different times of the day to ensure that all children and staff participate on a rotating basis.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to obtain a sworn disclosure statement before beginning work. Evidence: 1. Staff #6 was hired 08/2018 and there was no sworn disclosure statement on file.

Plan of Correction: Employee #6 has been given a new sworn disclosure and asked to complete it by Tuesday 10/30/18.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based record review, the center failed to obtain background checks for staff within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed 10 staff records. Six of 10 records reviewed did not have central registry findings within 30 days of employment. Staff #2 was hired 02/2018, staff #3 was hired 02/2018, staff #4 was hired 08/2017, staff 6 was hired 08/18, staff #7 was hired 5/2018.

Plan of Correction: All CPS checks have been resubmitted, DSS will be updated.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to obtain fingerprinting for staff by September 30, 2018. Evidence: 1. The inspectors reviewed 10 staff records. Two of the ten staff members (#9, #10) are working and had not had fingerprint checks completed.

Plan of Correction: Fingerprinting for staff 9 and 10 has been completed and results submitted to DSS.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to obtain a copy of the results of a search of the central registry by another state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years for any founded complaint of child abuse or neglect against him. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed 10 records. One of ten records (#3) did not contain an out of state central registry check and the date of hire was 02/02/18 and the sworn disclosure was dated 02/28/2018.

Plan of Correction: All CPS checks that were missing have been re-submitted. Program is waiting for them to be returned (electronically). Will update DSS.


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