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Ms. Leona Buford
1201 Melville Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 861-5564

Current Inspector: Ivey Newman (804) 662-9762

Inspection Date: Jan. 29, 2016

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 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-111 Transportation
22VAC40-111 Nighttime Care
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on Friday, January 29, 2016, from approximately 12:15pm until 1:45pm. Present today were four children totaling twelve points with two caregivers. The children were preparing for lunch by first washing their hands. They discussed activities with the licensing inspector that had been reviewed today. These included directions such as left and right and reverse, and letters of the alphabet. The children responded to the caregivers with the terms "please" and "thank you". Lunch: beef sliced hotdogs, bread, vegetarian beans, pears, and milk Five children's records were inspected. Caregiver records are up to date. Both caregivers are currently certified in first aid and CPR.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-C
Description: Based on review of documentation and conversations, the provider did not ensure monthly practice evacuation drills. Evidence: The provider conducted a practice shelter-in-place drill during the month of October 2015, however, did not conduct the monthly required evacuation drill.

Plan of Correction: Per Provider: I will add a visual reminder on the monthly calendar.

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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