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Freedom Baptist Church
790 Irisburg Road
Axton, VA 24054
(276) 638-3802 (103)

VDSS Contact: Karen Fanin (540) 204-9631

Inspection Date: Oct. 20, 2016

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

LI Anderson, LI Miller & LA Ferguson conducted an unannounced complaint inspection in response to allegations received by the licensing office on 9/16/2016, in the areas of supervision and physical abuse. The inspection was initiated on 10/20/2016 & concluded on 11/03/2016. As the information gathered during the investigation does not support the allegations, the complaint is determined to be ?NOT VALID.? There were violations found during the complaint inspection that were unrelated to the complaint allegations. Please complete the columns for ?description of action to be taken? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the Violation Notice and then return a signed and dated copy to the Licensing office within 5 calendar days of receipt. If you have any questions, contact your Licensing Inspector at (540) 309-2397.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-C-2
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on record review & discussion with the Program Director, the Licensee failed to ensure any employee of a religious exempt approved facility who is involved in the day-to-day operations or who is alone with, in control of, or supervising one or more children complete a Sworn statement or affirmation prior to first day of employment at the facility; and a Criminal history record check before 30 days of employment at the facility ends. EVIDENCE: Record for Staff #1 did not include documentation of completed Background Checks (Sworn Disclosure & Criminal History). Staff #1 was hired on 4/04/2016; employment ended on 5/19/2016. Background Checks were not completed nor submitted during this time.

Plan of Correction: Sworn Statements, Criminal History, and offender list checks are being done immediately.


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