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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: July 17, 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 licensing inspector conducted an unannounced renewal inspection on 7/17/2019 from 9:10am to 1:00pm. The children were observed playing in centers and eating lunch. A formal observation was completed with the preschool classroom. The menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms were inspected today. Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. The center administers medication; however they did not have any being given at this time. Three injury reports were reviewed. Last fire inspection: 11/02/2018 Last health inspection: 10/04/2018 Last fire drill: 06/28/2019 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants, Twos, and Preschool - 5:2 The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no repeat violations found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that one of five children's records have documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician. Evidence: The record child #4 (start date: 4/29/19) did not have documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician.

Plan of Correction: Talked to the parent and had the doctor to send it to us.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-200-A
Description: Based on record review and interviews, the center did not ensure to have a qualified program director or a qualified back-up program director who meets one of the director qualifications, regularly on site at least 50% of the center's hours of operation. Evidence: The record of staff #1 (start date: 6/21/2019) indicated that the center director was not regularly on site for 50% of the center's hours of operation. The centers time keeping record indicated that the program director was on site for 8 hours and 25 minutes from 6/24/2019 - 7/3/2019. The center's representative stated that the program director was on vacation from 7/8/2019 - 7/19/2019. Staff #1 was interviewed by the inspector and stated that they have not been at the center at least 50% of the center's hours of operation and that they are unsure as to how the requirement will be met due to another employment commitment.

Plan of Correction: We are working on getting a replacement for the director, someone who can work 50% of the time.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that one of five staff records contained documentation of a high school program completion or equivalent and the required six months programmatic experience. Evidence: The record of staff #4 (start date: 4/24/2019) did not have documentation of a high school program completion or equivalent and six months of programmatic experience. The center's representative informed the inspector that staff #4 was a program leader. Staff #4 was supervising 1 aide in the Preschool classroom.

Plan of Correction: The high school diploma was faxed on Monday. Have received letters with staff's work experience.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that there was at least one staff member on duty who has obtained within the last three years instruction in performing the daily health observation of children. Evidence: Staff #6 was the only staff at the center that has obtained instruction in performing the daily health observation of children. During the day of the inspection, staff #6 worked at the center from 6:30am to 9:30am. There was no one present at the center after 9:30am with daily health observation training.

Plan of Correction: We will complete daily health observation training by July 31st.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that electrical outlets had protective covers that are of a size that cannot be swallowed by children. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed one uncovered electrical outlet on the lower part of the wall in the infant room, within the reach of children. 2. There was a surge protector located on the floor in the corner of the infant room. The surge protector had four uncovered outlets.

Plan of Correction: Corrected the same day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that prepared infant formula was dated and labeled with the child's name. Evidence: The inspector observed four infant bottles without labels and dates.

Plan of Correction: Corrected the same day.

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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