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Little School, Inc.
3608 Oaklawn Boulevard
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-3000

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 662-9766

Inspection Date: Feb. 21, 2019

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.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted with center director and center staff to determine compliance with the licensing standards. There were 20 children present, ranging in age from two years to four years, with three staff actively supervising. The children were having rest time and woke for afternoon snack. Snack served today was a "child's choice" of snacks including pretzels, goldfish, etc,. with juice to drink. Six staff files and six children's files were reviewed - please see Supplemental Summary for missing items. Five medications for four children were reviewed - two staff present have EMAT training. Evacuation drills have been conducted monthly; the last shelter in place drill was conducted 9/10/2018. The last fire inspection was conducted 10/19/2017. The last health inspection was conducted 9/5/2018. The playground was not reviewed today due to inclement weather. Time of today's inspection: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call me if you have any questions at 804-662-9766 or e-mail tara.barton@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review of six staff records, the facility failed to have documentation of a current tuberculosis test or screening for each staff person. Evidence: Staff 4 did not have documentation of a repeat tuberculosis test (expired 10/2018).

Plan of Correction: Staff 4 sent documentation of a tuberculosis screening to inspector on 2/22/2019.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on review of administrative records and staff interview, the facility failed to have documentation of a current fire inspection. Evidence: the last documented fire inspection was conducted 10/19/2017.

Plan of Correction: Center director contacted the fire marshals office on 2/21/2019 to request an inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on review of medications, the facility failed to send home outdated medication. Evidence: the prescription medication for Child D expired January 2019.

Plan of Correction: Center director will request a new medicine for Child D; the expired medicine will be sent home.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on review of medications and staff interview, the facility failed to return a medication within 14 days to the parent or dispose of the medication. Evidence: a medication for Child B was still being stored on site. Child B's last day at the facility was 2/1/2019.

Plan of Correction: Center staff will contact the parent to retrieve the medication; if it is not picked up, it will be destroyed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on review of the first aid kit, the facility failed to have all required components in the first aid kit. Evidence: there were no tweezers in the first aid kit, as required.

Plan of Correction: Center director will purchase tweezers and place in the first aid kit.

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.

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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