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Faith Church of God
1115 Todds Lane
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 827-0732

VDSS Contact: Paulette Newsome (757) 247-8020

Inspection Date: March 29, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on March 29, 2019 from approximately 9:45am-12:35pm. Upon arrival to the facility, there were 23 children with four staff members. Additional staff were on site for administrative and support purposes. The children were observed doing a scheduled bathroom break, coloring, doing a science experiment, transitioning from the playground and playing freely in the classroom. Four classrooms, a multipurpose room, a cafeteria with an attached school age area and the outdoor playground equipment were observed. The center has one vehicle used to transport children which was inspected and met all transportation requirements.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-2
Description: Based on record review, in three of five staff records reviewed, the center did not ensure that staff complete a sworn statement or affirmation prior to employment and have results of a search of the central registry within 30 days of employment. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, the following staff person's did not have completed background checks as required: Staff #4 (date of hire 1997)-there was not a completed sworn statement or affirmation or a search of the Central Registry Staff #1 (date of hire October 2017) and Staff #5 (date of hire 2017)-there was not a completed sworn statement or affirmation

Plan of Correction: Director will print out the new forms and give them to all staff to fill out and give back to me.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-A
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the center had not disclosed all required information in writing to the parents or guardians of the children in the center. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, the center had not disclosed in writing the fact that it is exempt from licensure and the qualifications of the personnel.

Plan of Correction: Director will add the qualifications to the handbook. The exemption letter will be included in the parent handbook.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-A-4
Description: Based on review, the center did not ensure that each person in a supervisory position has been certified by a practicing physician to be free from any disability which would prevent him from caring for children under his supervision. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, there was no documentation that Staff #5 had been certified by a practicing physician to be free from any disability which would prevent him/her from caring for children under his supervision.

Plan of Correction: Director will attempt to locate the form and if not the staff person will go to the doctor's office.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-A-6
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the center had not described in a written statement to the parents and guardians of the center and made available to the general public all required aspects of the child day center's operations. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, the following information had not been described in a written statement: physical facilities, enrollment capacity, health requirements for the staff and public liability insurance.

Plan of Correction: All of the missing information required in writing will be added to the handbook.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-B-6
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the center did not ensure that all areas of the premises accessible to children are free of obvious injury hazards, including providing and maintaining sand or other cushioning material under playground equipment. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, the center's outdoor playground equipment was positioned over grass, there was not sand or other cushioning material under the playground equipment which included climbing apparatuses and sliding boards.

Plan of Correction: Director will have the playground equipment off limits until she can fundraise to get money to purchase wood chips.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-A
Description: Based on record review, in of five staff records reviewed, the center did not ensure that staff have a repeat check of a background check every five years. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, the sworn statement for Staff #3 was more than five years old and was dated 12/23/1998.

Plan of Correction: Director will print out the new forms and give them to all staff to fill out and give back to me.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, in two of five staff records reviewed, the center did not ensure that staff submit to fingerprinting and obtain results. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on March 29, 2019, there were no fingerprint results for Staff #2 (date of hire July 2017) and Staff #5 (date of hire 2017).

Plan of Correction: Director will get appointments for those persons.

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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