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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: March 7, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
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
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on March 7, 2017. At the time of entrance there was 1 provider and 7 children. The sample size consisted of 3 children's records and 1 provider record. Children were observed freely playing outside. The provider does not administer medications. The inspection began at approximately 10:30 a.m. and ended at 12:45 p.m.. The results of the inspection were reviewed with the provider during the exit interview. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: Based on a record review, the provider did not ensure that in addition to satisfactory completion of first aid training and CPR training, the provider obtained a minimum of sixteen clock hours of training annually in areas relevant to their job responsibilities. Evidence: During the inspection on March 7,2017, the provider only had documentation available for review for eight and half hours of annual training.

Plan of Correction: The provider will get the certificates for last years training.

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 March 7,2017, the licensing inspector observed the hooks connecting the swings to metal swing set. Five of the six the hooks are rusting and flaking and the rust comes off easily when easily when touched.

Plan of Correction: The provider will replace the hooks.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-290
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure sharp kitchen utensils are inaccessible to children unless being used by the caregiver or with children under close supervision. Evidence: During the inspection on March 7,2017, the licensing inspector observed a knife block with nine knives and a pair of scissors on the kitchen counter next to the stove and accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: The provider will place the knives up high.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-c
Description: Based on a record review and provider interviews, the licensee did not ensure that a family day home provider had obtained updated background checks (sworn statement, search of central registry and criminal history record check) before three years since the dates the background checks were obtained. Evidence: During the inspection on March 7, 2017, the required background checks had not been updated as there was not an updated sworn statement available for review. The most recent statement was viewed on 9-27-2016 and it was dated 7-23-2013.

Plan of Correction: The provider signed a new statement during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure t findings of the most recent inspection of the family day home were posted. Evidence: During the inspection on March 7,2017, the violation notice of the most rent inspection on 9-27-16 was not posted. The provider had it stored in a notebook.

Plan of Correction: The provider will post the violation notice today.

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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