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Horizons Hampton Roads @ Portsmouth Regional School
7336 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 412-0249

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: July 8, 2016

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.
22VAC15-51 Background Checks (22VAC15-51)
22VAC40-191(BC) Background Check (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An announced renewal inspection was conducted from 10am through 1pm. There were 104 children present for care. Children and staff records were reviewed. A walking tour of the two campus buildings and outside grounds was completed. Required postings and annual inspections were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including reading, lunch and transitions going to and coming from swimming. Violations were observed in the areas of physical plant, training hours and required postings.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each staff has documentation of 10 hours of annual training. Evidence: 1 - The record for staff 2 contains documentation of 1.5 hours of training where documentation of 10 hours is required. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the record contained documentation of less than the required 10 hours of training.

Plan of Correction: Center management will obtain the required documentation from the staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that equipment is maintained in safe condition. Evidence: 1 - There is a cracked, hard plastic tote box in the first grade classroom. The box is on a shelf and within reach of children in care. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that cracked tote box was within reach of children. 3 - There is unlabeled pink spray bottle sitting on a student desk in the second grade classroom. 4 - Staff 1 confirmed that the unlabeled spray bottle was within reach of children.

Plan of Correction: The tote was removed during the inspection. Center management will remind and retrain staff in the importance to remove broken equipment from reach of children. The spray bottle was removed during the inspection. Center management will remind and retrain staff in the importance of labeling all spray bottles.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that the findings of the most recent inspection are posted in center. Evidence: 1 - The most recent violation notice posted in the center is dated 7/7/14. However, the most recent inspection was conducted on 7/14/15. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the posted inspection results are not the most recent results.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that most inspection results are posted in the future. Going forward if the results are not received through email, center management will download the most recent results from the department web site.

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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