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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: July 17, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced focused inspection was completed on July 17, 2019 from approximately 9:45a.m. to 11:30a.m. to review compliance of specific standards. Thirty-one children were in care and seven staff were on premises during the inspection. Staff and children were observed in classrooms and outside, engaged in activities to include outside play, activities for infants, circle time, departure for a field trip, and hand washing. Interviews and interactions were conducted and five children?s records and three staff records were reviewed. There are 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 #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on a review of children?s records, the licensee failed to obtain an immunization record for a child before the child attended the center for four of five children. Evidence: 1. Child #1 and Child #2's records, enrolled on June 18, 2019, contained immunization records dated June 22, 2019 and therefore not obtained within the required time frame. Child #3 and Child #4's records, enrolled on July 1, 2019 contained no immunization records. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged these immunization records were not obtained yet as required.

Plan of Correction: The Administrator will not allow children to begin or continue care at the center without the immunization records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children?s records, the licensee failed to maintain all the elements of a child?s record for five of five children. Evidence: 1. Child #1, Child #2, Child #3, Child #4, and Child #5's records lacked complete emergency contact information as required. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged this information was not documented in the children's records as required.

Plan of Correction: The Administrator will review each enrolled child's record to ensure completed emergency contact information is on file and will obtain if necessary.

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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