KinderCare Learning Center at College Park
5925 Providence Road
Virginia beach, VA 23464
Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487
Inspection Date: March 25, 2015
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
- Technical Assistance:
Standard 430.E and 430. F was reviewed with the assistant program director: +The climbing portions of indoor slides and climbing equipment over 18 inches shall not be over bare flooring. +The climbing portions of indoor slides and climbing equipment 36 inches or more shall be located over a resilient surface.
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 3/25/2015 from 10:05am - 12:50pm. The following staff to child ratios were observed: *Infants - 7 x 2 staff *Toddlers - 5 x 1 staff *2's & 3's - 14 x 2 staff *4's & 5's - 9 x 1 staff Children were observed during outdoor play, lunch and nap. Transportation procedures to/from public school reviewed. Additionally reviewed: medication, injury documentation, emergency drill documentation, four children's records, two staff records, emergency supplies, the posted menu, diapering in the infant class and hand washing in all classrooms. Please complete the "plan of correction" 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 #: 22VAC40-185-160-C Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing, staff members shall obtain and submit the results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening. Evidence: The most recent TB screening on file for staff #2 was conducted on 12/5/2012. Plan of Correction: TB screening testing done 3/31/2015.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on interview, the center failed to ensure that staff records shall be kept for each person which shall include the following: * Name, address and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency which shall be kept at the center. Evidence: 1. The inspector requested to view the employment record for staff #3. Administrative staff stated there was no record on file for staff #3 as it was at another center. 2. Staff #3 has been working at the center for one week according to administrative staff. 3. Staff #1 lacked documentation of emergency contact information which is required to be maintained on site. Plan of Correction: File was requested and sent from other center.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. A plastic trash can observed on the school age playground contained 2 1/2 inches of standing water. Additionally, there was mulch. leaves and dirt floating in the water. Also, observed inside of this trash can were two plastic shovels, a plastic cone and a surgical glove. The plastic toys were cracked and broken in multiple areas. The lid to this trash can was observed discarded on the opposite end of the school age playground. 2. The water play table, located on the side walk area of the school age playground, contained 1 1/2 inches of standing water. Dirt was observed floating in the water. 3. A plastic bucket was observed on the ground of the preschool playground. The bucket was cracked in multiple places. The cracks were sharp. Cracked plastic toys are a potential pinch point for children's fingers. Plan of Correction: Trash can was emptied. Bag and top replaced. Cracked bucket was thrown in trash. Water play table was emptied. Staff was reminded to use the playground checklist daily.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. If a key is used, the key shall not be accessible to the children. Evidence: 1. The cabinet, located above the sink, in the preschool class was unlocked. A can of carpet cleaner and spray bottles of glass cleaner and sanitizing agent was observed stored on the second and third shelf of this cabinet. 2. The cabinet, located above the sink, in the toddler class was unlocked. A spray bottle of sanitizing agent was observed stored on the second shelf. Plan of Correction: Trained staff on ensuring that all cleaning or hazardous substances must be locked in cabinets.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure where playground equipment is provided there shall be a fall zone to encompass sufficient area to include the child's trajectory in the event of a fall while the equipment is in use. *Stationary Equipment shall have a fall zone of six feet on all sides of the equipment. Evidence: 1. A wooden slide had been placed in the fall zone of the outdoor toddler tree play structure. The slide lacked the required fall zone of six feet on all sides: a. The slide was 22 inches from the toddler tree; b. The other side of the slide had a fall zone of 25 inches; c. The slide was placed 42 inches from a metal support pole in the front and 41 inches from a metal support pole in the back. 2. Children were observed playing outside on this slide during the inspection. Additionally, children were observed playing and climbing in and out of the toddler tree during the inspection. The placement of the slide interfered with the required six foot fall zone for the toddler tree on the right side. Plan of Correction: The wooden slide was removed from the playground.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-J Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that cribs shall have thirty inches of space between services sides of occupied cribs. Evidence: A child was observed napping in a crib at 12:05pm. The service side of the crib was 20 inches from the adjacent crib. Plan of Correction: Wheel locks were double checked and crib placement markers were placed on floors.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-F Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that a 911 or local dial number for police, fire and emergency medical services and the number of the regional poison control center shall be posted in a visible place at each telephone. Evidence: The number for poison control, 911 and/or local emergency numbers were not posted near the telephone located in the hall way of the center. Plan of Correction: Placed an emergency phone list on wall in hall.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that injury reports contain the following documentation: *Date and time when parents were notified; *Staff and parent signatures or two staff signatures; *Documentation on how parent was notified. Evidence: 1. An injury report dated 3/23/2015 lacked staff and parent signatures or two staff signatures. Additionally, this report lacked documentation on how the parent was notified as well as the date and time the parent was notified of the injury. 2. A sample of 20 additional injury reports were reviewed. Four of these reports lacked documentation of how the parent was notified as well as the date and time the parent was notified of the injury. 3. An injury report dated 1/22/2015 lacked a parent or second staff signature. Plan of Correction: Sample injury reports were placed in class rooms. CD & AD went over the proper way to fill out an injury report with staff.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that when food is brought from home the following shall apply: The food container shall be sealed and clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner. Evidence: 1. One bottle of juice, observed in the infant class refrigerator, was not dated. 2. One lunch container, observed in the preschool class, was not dated or labeled with the child's name. Staff stated this child brings her lunch on a routine basis. Plan of Correction: Infant room staff were coached on checking all items and bottles before placing them in the refrigerator. Other classrooms were given labels for those students who bring in a lunch.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that prepared infant formula shall be dated. Evidence: One bottle of prepared infant formula, observed in the infant class refrigerator, was not dated. Plan of Correction: Infant room staff was coached on checking all bottles for dates and that they are properly labeled.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-580-C Description: Based on interview, the center failed to ensure that during transportation of children that a list of the names of the children being transported shall be in the vehicle. Evidence: 1. A staff person was observed leaving to pick up a child for a local public school. The inspector requested to view the transportation notebook. The attendance sheet was lacking. This staff person stated she did not have an attendance sheet for the children she was picking up. 2. Administrative staff verified that transportation attendance sheets had not been provided for this school. Plan of Correction: Bus rosters will be placed inside the bus binders every week.
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