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Children's Harbor - Olde Towne
620 London Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 397-2980

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Oct. 16, 2014

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
22VAC40-185-330 (Play Areas - resilient surface)

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 10/16/2014 from 10:40am - 12:35pm. During the inspection there were 32 children ages 4 months to five years old in care with nine staff. A tour of the facility was conducted and children were observed in a variety of activities in the classrooms including arts and crafts, writing, playing with blocks and sensory activities. In addition, children were observed eating lunch, and during rest period. Records were reviewed for five children and four staff. Medication, emergency procedures, and emergency supplies were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. lease complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 10 calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word ?corrected? is not acceptable. Your plan of correction must contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s).

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based a review of four staff records, the facility did not ensure that they maintain and keep at the center a complete record for each staff that contains all required information. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #4 did not have any documentation for the name, address, and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency, two written references, orientation checklist, verification of age, and information about any health problems. 2. Staff #5 (Assistant Director) reviewed the record for staff #4 and was unable to provide documentation for the missing items.

Plan of Correction: Staff #4 has all her items in a file at the center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a review of the facility's records, the facility did not ensure that an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction was completed. Evidence: 1. The most recent inspection available for viewing during the inspection was dated 6/10/13. 2. Staff #5 (Assitant Director) stated said that a new fire inspection had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: The building has been inspected.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the facility did ensure that all areas and equipment, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. There was a plastic green and blue toy box located in an open area between the Two's classroom and the Preschool classroom. Along the front of the toy box, there was a section where the plastic was broken creating a 6 inch long gap that had sharp edges that could injure a child. 2. There was cabinet door in the Pre-K classroom that was only attached by the hinge at the bottom and falls off when open. 3. There was a plastic tray on an easel hanging on the fence on the playground that was broken and had a sharp edge that could injure a child.

Plan of Correction: 1. The toy box was put in the trash. 2. The cabinet door in the Pre-K classroom has been fixed 3. The plastic easel on the playground has been removed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on a review of medication and the facility's procedures for medication administration, the facility did not ensure that all medication has a written parent authorization. Evidence: 1. There was an Epi-Pen being stored at the facility for child #6 to be used in case of an allergic reaction without a current parent authorization to administer medication. 2. Staff #5 (Assistant Director) could not provide a current written parent authorization to administer the medication for child #6, only a written parent authorization to administer medication that expired in October 2013.

Plan of Correction: The Epi-Pen has been sent home until parent provides the center with the proper consent form.

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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