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Greater Hope Learning Center
2001 Ginter Street
Richmond, VA 23228
(804) 562-0127

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 662-9760

Inspection Date: Nov. 26, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 PROGAMS
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
A subsidy health and safety inspection was completed on November 26, 2019 from approximately 11:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. to review supplemental health and safety requirements. Twenty children were in care and six staff were on premises during the inspection. Staff and children were observed in classrooms engaged in activities to include transitioning to lunch, lunch time and nap time. Interviews and interactions were conducted and medications were reviewed. Seven children?s records and six staff records were reviewed. The owner/director and an administrative staff were available for the inspection and 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.

A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection and are identified on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-540-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the licensee failed to have staff evaluated by a health professional and be issued a statement that the individual is determined to be free of communicable tuberculosis (TB), submitted at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact and completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment for one of six staff.
Evidence: 1. Staff #1's record, hired on September 3, 2019, contained a tuberculosis screening/test dated January 15, 2019 and therefore not completed within the required time frame. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged this tuberculosis screenings/test was not done timely but indicates he was not aware of this policy change.

Plan of Correction: The owner will have staff get the tuberculosis test/screening at hire or will accept results that are within 30 days per the requirements.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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