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Belmont Head Start Child Development Center
1101 Jamison Avenue SE
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 857-4107

Current Inspector: Kelly Ann Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Sept. 18, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring inspection was conducted in the center on September 18, 2018. As reported there are 26 children currently enrolled in the program. At the time of the inspection, the Licensing Inspector observed 19 children in care. The children's ages ranged from 3 to 4 years, the children were grouped in two separate classrooms. Five staff members were present in the center. The LI observed the children during free play, a teacher-directed activity and during the lunch meal. Staff were observed interacting with the children. Medications were observed in the center. A discussion was held with a Teacher and the Family Development Specialist regarding medication authorization and documentation of the medication administration record (MAR). Each individual medication shall be listed on a MAR with the required complete information. A sample of 6 children's records and 5 partial staff records was reviewed during the inspection. The documentation of the practiced emergency drills, fire and health inspections and several center policies were reviewed. A first aid kit was also observed in each classroom. Findings were reviewed at the exit. The inspection was conducted from approximately 10:50am to 2:00pm. If you have any questions, please contact this LI at (540)309-2310. Thank you.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on documentation reviewed for the administration of prescribed medications, the Center failed to ensure their medication policies were followed: 3.) Include duration of the parent's authorization for medication, provided that it shall expire or be renewed after 10 work days. Long-term prescription drug use and over-the-counter medication may be allowed with written authorization from the child's physician and parent. Evidence: The parental authorization form for the administration of a prescribed medication to child a. did not indicate duration of the parent's authorization. A start date of 8/27/18 was indicated with no end date indicated. The asthma action plan was not signed by the child's parent.

Plan of Correction: The Health Coordinator will review the center's medication policies with staff to ensure policies are being followed. Medication policies and procedures will be monitored on-going.

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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