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Ms. Barbara Thomas
1309 Corprew Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 640-8988

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Dec. 7, 2017

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 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:
+New background check requirements reviewed. Written information left with provider. +Notification to the department of an injury requiring outside medical treatment discussed. +The SHSI is not required to be posted. The most recent licensing inspection reports are required to be posted.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 12/07/2017 from 10:00am - 12:00pm. At the time of entrance there were six children in care with two caregivers. The ages of the children counted for a total of 20 points. Children were observed during morning program time and snack. Records were reviewed for two caregivers and six children. The violations were reviewed with the provider at the conclusion of the inspection and are listed on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-280
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that potentially poisonous substances, materials and supplies such as, but not limited to, cleaning agents, disinfectants and deodorizers shall be stored away from food in areas inaccessible to children. Evidence: 1. The child proof latch on the cabinet located under the kitchen sink was not latched resulting in the cabinet door easily opened. Multiple poisonous chemicals were observed stored inside of this cabinet. a. Children were observed in the kitchen during the inspection as the kitchen is used for meal and snack time.

Plan of Correction: I put the latch on while my inspector was present.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-500-C
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that stationary outdoor playground equipment be placed at least six feet from the perimeter of other play structures or obstacles. Evidence: The new wooden outdoor play structure is located 47 inches from the fence.

Plan of Correction: I will get the play ground moved and make sure it is at least 6 feet from fence.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-500-D
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that outdoor play equipment shall meet the following requirements: *Openings above the ground that are closed on all sides shall be smaller than 3-1/2 inches or larger than nine inches to prevent head entrapment hazards. Evidence: The outdoor play structure has openings that measure between 4 1/2 - 6 inches on the climbing steps and wooden spindles.

Plan of Correction: I will get the picketts put close together to prevent head entrapment. I will change the steps and get the wood sanded down.

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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