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Big Blue Marble Academy
13711 Village Mill Drive
Midlothian, VA 23114
(804) 897-2888

Current Inspector: Ivey Newman (804) 662-9762

Inspection Date: May 20, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced focused inspection was completed on May 20, 2019 from approximately 11:00a.m. to 1:30p.m. to review compliance of specific standards. Thirty children were in care and nine staff were on premises during the inspection. Staff and children were observed in classrooms and outside, engaged in activities to include outdoor play, diapering, center play, reading and lunch time. Interviews and interactions were conducted and five children?s records and four staff records were reviewed. There are currently no children taking medications. An administrator was present at the exit interview at which time inspection findings were reviewed and an Acknowledgement of Inspection form was signed and left with the licensee. See the violation notice on the Department?s public web site for violations of the Standards. Please complete the "plan of correction" and "date to be corrected" for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it within five business days of receipt. Specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. The plan of correction should contain: 1) step(s) to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measure(s) to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s).

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview, the licensee failed to maintain all the elements of staff?s records for two of four staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #1's record, hired on May 1, 2019, lacked references and an emergency contact. Staff #2's record, hired on March 11, 2019, lacked an emergency contact. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged these elements were not documented in these staff records.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, the licensee failed to maintain a written agreement between the parent and the center by the first day of the child's attendance. Evidence: 1. Child #1. Child #2, Child #3, Child #4 and Child #5's records lacked written agreements between the parents and the child day center after ownership of the center changed. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged new agreements had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-A
Description: Based on a review of records, the licensee failed to have an emergency preparedness plan that addresses staff responsibility and facility readiness with respect to emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place. Evidence: 1. An emergency preparedness plan was unable to be produced for review. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged being unable to locate an emergency preparedness plan at the center.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the licensee failed to obtain a central registry finding within 30 days of employment for one of four staff and employment was not discontinued. Evidence: 1. Staff #4's record, hired March 22, 2019, lacked central registry findings. 2. Administrator #1 stated this has been mailed but has not been returned and acknowledged follow up to check on the findings has not been documented.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the licensee failed to post the most recent inspection of the facility. Evidence: 1. Upon observation, the findings of the most recent inspection were not posted at the center. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged these findings were not posted.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, the licensee failed to obtain fingerprint results prior to employment for one of four staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #2's record, hired March 11, 2019, contained fingerprint results dated March 21, 2019. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged this staff began employment prior to obtaining the fingerprint results.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review of staff records, the licensee failed to obtain an out of state child abuse and neglect search by the end of the 30th day of employment for one of four staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #4's record, hired March 22, 2019, indicated that Staff #4 has resided in another state, Maryland, in the past five years. However, the record did not contain an out of state child abuse and neglect search for the state of Maryland. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged this search request had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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