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Tonya Mitchell
1501 Three Gait Trail
Virginia beach, VA 23453
(757) 309-6870

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: July 17, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:
Diaper changing procedures were discussed and possible placement of the changing table for ease of use and compliance were discussed. Set up and maintenance of caregiver records was discussed. The record for the planned assistant/substitute was not completed yet as references have not been obtained and documentation of completion of high school and programmatic experience was not available. The Medication Administration training (MAT) certificates provided did not have the required raised seals. Medication cannot be administered unless original documents are obtained. Once children are in care, blind cords must be secured to be out of reach of all children. Blinds cords are potential entanglement or strangulation hazards.

Comments:
An initial licensing inspection was conducted from 9:40 AM to 12:00 PM today. The entire home and the back yard were inspected for compliance. The emergency preparedness plan, menu, children's enrollment records and forms and documents were reviewed. Those Standards regarding the actual care of the children were not observed and were be observed once children are enrolled and in care. No cribs have yet been purchased. Care cannot be provided to infants under the age of 12 months unless a crib meeting federal mandatory crib standards (16 CFR 1219 for full-size cribs or 16 CFR 1220 for non-full-size cribs)v is obtained. An exit meeting to review the Acknowledgement Form was held with the Provider prior to concluding the inspection. Upon receipt of the inspection notices, the Provider must develop a plan of correction for each violation cited. The plan of correction must include the following: - The steps taken to correct the noncompliance with the standards (violations); - Measures to prevent reoccurrence of noncompliance; - Person(s) responsible for implementation and monitoring of preventive measures(s); - Date by which noncompliance will be corrected. The Provider has ten calendar days from receipt of the inspection notices to complete the sections titled Plan of Correction and Date to be Corrected, sign and date the pages where indicated and return the inspection notices to the Licensing Office. A copy is to be retained to be posted at the family day home. (NOTE: Supplemental Information is not to be posted due to confidentiality). Results of the inspection notices are subject to public disclosure and will be posted on the VDSS web site within 15 calendar days, regardless of whether the Plan of Correction section has been completed. If a Provider disagrees with a violation(s), the Provider has 15 calendar days from receipt of the inspection notices to initiate a written request for a First Step Review. Please contact the inspector if there are any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-320-G
Description: Based upon interview, the provider has not ensured that fireplaces are inspected annually to verify that devices are properly installed, maintained and cleaned as needed. Evidence: The provider was unable to provide documentation of a fireplace inspection.

Plan of Correction: The provider responded with the following: Magic Sweep will be out on Monday, 7-20-15 between 9am - 1pm. The fireplace will be professionally inspected every year for additional safety. The Provider will keep record to make sure this is conducted every year.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-330-A
Description: Based upon interview, the provider has not ensured that there is a land line telephone, excluding a cordless or cell phone, available and operable. Evidence: The provider stated that she did not have a land line telephone.

Plan of Correction: The Provider responded with the following: Due to power failure cell phones may go dead therefore the provider will purchase a phone thats landline and does not require electricity on 7-17-15. The Provider will keep this phone for 911, local police department, fire department and communicate with parents in case of emergency and power is gone.

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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