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Ms. Victoria Sowers
5180 McCoy Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 552-7372

Current Inspector: Sara Hutton-Tallman (276) 608-3749

Inspection Date: May 29, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

05/29/2019 Arrived 11:10am Departed 1:30pm An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today. Ten children were in care for a total of 26 points with two caregivers. Children's and staff records were reviewed. The children were playing outdoors, eating lunch and playing with toys. Thank you for your cooperation. Please contact me if I may be of service. 276 608 3749

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-450-D
Description: Based on observation the provider failed to ensure that all doors and windows used for ventilation are screened securely. Evidence: 1. During the inspection the exit door remained open, but there is no screen in place.

Plan of Correction: The provider will ensure that the door closed until a screen door can be purchased.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-560-A
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that there is direct care and supervision of each child at all times. Evidence: 1. During the inspection a child who is 14 months old walked out the open door onto the porch for less than one minute. An older child told the provider, "He's outside!"

Plan of Correction: The provider will ensure that the door is closed and that all children are closely supervised.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-680-A
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that her hands are washed with liquid soap and warm running water each time they come into contact with body fluids. Evidence: 1. The provider wiped two children's noses during the inspection. The provider used hand sanitizer after each contact with body fluid.

Plan of Correction: The provider will wash her hands after helping a child wipe their nose.


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