Ms. Catherine Blackman
18 Clinton Circle
Hampton, VA 23666
Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568
Inspection Date: Feb. 28, 2019
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
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
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
- Technical Assistance:
Consultation was given regarding the provider playground swings and the clear documentation of annual updates for children's records.
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on February 28, 2019. At the time of entrance there was 1 provider and 8 children with a total of 14 points. The sample size consisted of 5 children's records and 1 provider record. Children were observed playing outside, watching television and during their nap time. The provider does not administer medications. The inspection began at approximately 11:20 am and ended at 2:10 pm. The results of the inspection were reviewed with the provider during the exit interview. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. The inspection results will be reviewed for license issuance. Please contact the licensing inspector with any questions at (757) 404-0568
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-A Description: Based on record review and interviews, the provider did not ensure the emergency evacuation procedures shall be practiced monthly with all caregivers and children in care during all shifts that children are in care. Evidence: During the inspection on February 28, 2019, there was not documentation of a evacuation drill conducted in August 2018 and December 2018. Plan of Correction: The provider will document drills separately in the future.
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-100-A Description: Based on record review and interviews, the provider did not ensure to obtain documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician prior to a child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance. Evidence: During the inspection on February 28, 2019, the record for child #1 first date of attendance was 7-5-2018 did not include a physical from a physican. Plan of Correction: The provider will have the parent take the form to the doctor and have it completed. Child will not be allowed back until it is completed.
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A Description: Based on record review and interviews, the provider did not ensure in addition to satisfactory completion of first aid training and CPR training, caregivers shall obtain a minimum of sixteen clock hours of training annually in areas relevant to their job responsibilities. Evidence: During the inspection on February 28, 2019, there was only documentation of 2 1/2 hours of annual training available for review. Plan of Correction: The provider will get documentation for the training completed 2018.
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, shall be maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Unsafe conditions shall 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 February 28, 2019, the following were observed on the two wooden outdoor play structures; 1) The top support beam mounted vertically above the swings has areas of deteriorating and splintered wood approximately 12 inches long. 2) The lower support beam for the swings has an area of splintered and cracked wood approximately 18 inches long and a second area approximately 12 inches long. This beam is within reach of the children. 3) The wooden structure with the slide has one protruding nail on the platform wall that is approximately 30 inches off the ground and within reach of the children. Plan of Correction: The provider will have someone fix it in April and the playground will be off limits until it is fixed.
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-560-C Description: Based on observation and interviews, the provider did not ensure a caregiver may allow only school age children to play outdoors while the caregiver is indoors if the caregiver can hear the children playing outdoors. Evidence: During the inspection on February 28, 2019, at appropriately 11:20 am the licensing inspector arrived and was able to hear and see the children playing in the fenced backyard. The provider reported she was inside at table where she can see the children. Children were observed playing on swings, a slide and playing on a large deck. There were 8 children in care and the age range is 2-5. The provider confirmed the children were outside from approximately 11:10 am until 11:36 am and at approximately 11:20 am the provider went inside the home to eat lunch. The children were outside approximately 16 minutes without the provider. Plan of Correction: The provider will now go outside like they have been doing before.
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