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Divine Kare Learning Center
1929 S. Sycamore Street
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 957-5639

Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 662-9038

Inspection Date: June 14, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
The inspector conducted an unannounced focused inspection on 06/14/2019 from 9:40am to 1:45pm. This inspection focused on compliance with the standards. The children were observed playing in centers and eating lunch. Formal observations were completed with the infant and preschool classrooms. The menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children when appropriate.

Five children?s records and four staff records were reviewed during this inspection.
The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected.

Last fire inspection: 11/02/2018
Last health inspection: 10/04/2018
Last fire drill: 5/24/19

Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed:

Infants - 2:1
Preschool and School Age (Twos, Threes, Fours and School Age) - 4:1


If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review, the center did not ensure that each staff member submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening no later than 21 days after employment. Evidence: 1. The record of staff #1 (start date: 5/22/19) did not have documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening. 2. The record of staff #4 (start date: 5/13/19) did not have documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening.

Plan of Correction: TB appointments were made today and will be completed on Tuesday.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence:
The inspector observed two preschool classrooms with unlocked cleaners in cabinets out of the reach of children. There was also a cleaner located in an unlocked cabinet in the boys bathroom.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-360-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure to change the place and position of a child who cannot move without help, at least every 30 minutes or more frequently depending on the child's individual needs. Evidence: The inspector observed an infant sitting in an infant swing from 9:40am to 10:45am. The staff member informed the inspector that the infant child was not removed from the swing during that time.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection and staff was informed and trained on the daily routine of infants.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that hand washing requirements were followed when diapering children. Evidence: 1. Staff #3 did not wash their hands before diapering child #5. The inspector observed staff #3 wash their hands after diapering. 2. Staff #3 did not wash both child #3 and child #4's hands after diapering.

Plan of Correction: We will review hand washing procedures with staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that disposable diapers were disposed in a leakproof or plastic-lined storage system that is either foot operated or used in such a way that neither the staff member's hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The center's infant room had a diaper disposal system that was not foot operated and was used in such a way that the staff member's hand touched the exterior surface of the storage system during disposal.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review, the center did not ensure to obtain central registry results for staff by the end of the 30th day of employment. Evidence: The record of staff #3 (start date: 4/13/2019) did not have documentation of central registry results.

Plan of Correction: Contacted central registry to re-send the information.

Disclaimer:

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