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Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire - Abingdon Unit
19383 Lee Hwy
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 696-9923

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

Inspection Date: April 27, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, 4/27/15. A violation notice was completed regarding the repeat violations found during the inspection. Upon arrival to the center there were no children in care. This time was spent reviewing children's records and other required documentation. The children began coming in from school. Hand washing, table sanitizing, and snack was observed. A dental hygienist came to the center to discuss proper dental care. There are 45 children in care with four staff. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to call. Inspection began 2:40 pm and ended 4:20 pm.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on review of children's records during the monitoring inspection on 4/27/15 it was found that immunizations are missing in some files. Evidence: 1. Children's record #1 does not have immunizations on file. Child began care on 8/3/14.

Plan of Correction: The director will once again remind the parents that this information is needed for the children's files. The director will remember to review and monitor the files to ensure that all the required information is in the file within the time frame set by the standards. The director will remind parents that documentation of immunizations must be obtained before the child can attend care.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of children's records during the monitoring inspection it was found that a physical was missing. Evidence: 1. Child # 1 began care on 8/3/14 and does not have a physical on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will once again remind the parents that this information is needed for the children's files. The director will remember to review and monitor the files to ensure that all the required information is in the file within the time frame set by the standards.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interviews it was found that the wooden play equipment is not being maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Throughout the wooden play equipment there are protruding screws and nails that are exposed. 2. There are also splinters due to the wood deteriorating. These splinters are being removed from the children's hands on a regular basis.

Plan of Correction: The director and staff have been out nailing down the nails and screws. They will continue to monitor the areas and ensure that all nails and screws are nailed down prior to the children playing. The director and staff will ensure that the equipment is maintained in a safe way.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-C
Description: Based on observation and interviews during the inspection on 4/27/15 it was found that S-hooks on the swings did not meet standards. Evidence: 1. One swing on the swing set has S-hooks that have openings that are greater than the thickness of a penny. 2. The tire swing has S-hooks that have openings that are greater than the thickness of a penny.

Plan of Correction: The director and staff used vice grips and tried to close the S-hooks. The swing and tire swing will not be used until the S-hooks are repaired or replaced.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on interviews and observation the facility failed to serve snacks from two food groups. Evidence: 1. The menu listed that the children are served fruit gummies and fruit juice for snack. This would be from one component and snacks are to be from two of the four food components.

Plan of Correction: The director will make adjustments to the snack menus and ensure that at least two of the four food components are served at snack.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Based on observation and interviews during the inspection on 4/27/15 the center failed to sanitize tables according to the standards. Evidence: 1. Before and after eating snack the tables were cleaned however, during this time the tables were not sanitized before or after eating snack.

Plan of Correction: The director and staff will ensure that tables are sanitized before and after eating snacks.

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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