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Ms. Catherine Blackman
18 Clinton Circle
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 827-0133

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: July 20, 2015

Complaint Related: No

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

Technical Assistance:
The standards regarding transportation (Part XIII of the standards), and Caregiver records (22VAC 40-111-120) were reviewed and consultation was given related to the provider planning for summer field trips.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on July 20, 2015. At the time of entrance there was 1 provider and 7 children totaling 14 points. The sample size consisted of 3 children's records and 1 provider record. Children were observed playing outside, eating lunch and during their afternoon rest period. No medications are being administered. The inspection began at approximately 10:25 A.M. and ended at 1:45 P.M.. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-870-G
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure tables and high chair trays were cleaned after each use. Evidence: During the inspection on July 20, 2015, the children were observed eating lunch at a table with a table cloth and the table cloth nor the table were cleaned after it's use. "Cleaned" means treated in such a way as to remove dirt and debris by scrubbing and washing with soap and water or detergent solution and rinsing with water.

Plan of Correction: The provider will remove the table cloth after the children are done eating and the table will be cleaned.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-A
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure areas and furnishings of the family day home, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Unsafe conditions include, but not be limited to, the presence of poisonous plants; tripping hazards; unstable heavy equipment, furniture, or other items that a child could pull down on himself; splintered, cracked, or otherwise deteriorating wood; chipped or peeling paint; visible cracks, bending or warping, rusting, or breakage of any equipment; head entrapment hazards; and protruding nails, bolts, or other components that could entangle or could snag skin. Evidence: During the inspection on July 20, 2015, the licensing inspector observed the door frame on the outside shed and the lower part of the frame has deteriorating, cracked and splintered wood and 5 protruding nails. Children were observed playing near the shed during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The provider will repair the nails today and the door frame will be temporarily repaired until it is removed in October.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-320-A
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure small electrical appliances such as, but not limited to, curling irons, toasters, blenders, can openers, and irons shall be unplugged unless being used by the caregiver or with children under close supervision. Evidence: During the inspection on July 20, 2015, the licensing inspector observed a toaster and a can opener plugged in and sitting on the kitchen counter.

Plan of Correction: The provider will unplug them.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-500-D
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure the "S" hooks on the swings were closed tightly on the outdoor play equipment. Evidence: During the inspection on July 20, 2015, children were observed playing on the three swings and the 'S" hooks on all the swings used to attach the swings to the chains are not closed tightly.

Plan of Correction: The provider will be have the "S" hooks tighten and the swings will be closed until they are repaired.

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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