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Live Laugh Learn Child Development Center LLC
144 Martingale Drive
Tazewell, VA 24651
(276) 988-0900

Current Inspector: Shirl M. Spencer (276) 608-3758

Inspection Date: April 20, 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.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was given on the following standards: 320. A. Please check water temperature to make it does not go over 120 degrees. Inspectors thermometer was not working on day of inspection and the water felt warm. Standard 210. Director and lead teacher qualifications reviewed, and center was reminded that as the center increases in census to make sure they follow the building inspectors stipulation that no more than five children under the age of 2 and one half be in care at one time.

Comments:
Two licensing inspectors conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection from 9:50 a.m until noon. Upon arrival, there were nine children in the age range of infant to four years of age with two staff present. The children were observed playing, watching t.v., playing with play dough, and playing outside. Five children's records were reviewed. Three violations from the last inspection had been corrected, and one had been repeated. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. If you have any questions, please contact your inspector at (276) 676-5492.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record reviews, the center failed to obtain all required information for the children's records. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five children's records. Two of five records reviewed (record #2 and #4) did not have place of employment listed for one parent. Record #2 is a repeat violation. 2. Three of five records (records #2, #3, #4) did not have chronic problems or allergies listed; it was left blank. 3. Three of five records (records #2, #3, #4) did not contain proof of identification.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-80-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not keep a written record of children in attendance each day. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed the daily attendance sheet on the day of inspection (4/20/15). The inspectors counted nine children in care that day, but only one name was listed on the attendance sheet for 4/20/2015.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain a written agreement between the parent and the center by the first day of the child's attendance. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five children's records. One of five records (record#4) did not contain a signed parent agreement. The date of enrollment was 2/4/2014.

Plan of Correction: "See intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not have an annual inspection from the health department. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed the last available health department inspection which was dated 2/11/2014.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to maintain the facility in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed the following: 1. One chair with the seat cracked in the infant room and one chair in the room with the play kitchen with a crack in it. The cracked areas have sharp edges. 2. Trash bags stored in an unlocked cabinet in the infant room presenting a choking/suffocation hazard. 3. A television sitting on a shelf which is top heavy and could fall on a child. 4. The railing on the handicap ramp was loose in two areas. 5. There was rope tied between the fence and the handicap ramp creating a head entrapment. 6. There was peeling paint on the wall next to the base cabinet in the bathroom adjacent to the infant room. 7. There were broken brackets on the window frame in the hallway outside the director's office with sharp edges. 8. There was a concrete parking curb outside by the playground gate with a rusty piece of metal sticking out of it.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, there were hazardous substances were not stored in a locked place that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed Lysol, disinfectant wipes, Comet, and floor cleaner on shelves in an unlocked closet. 2. There was Febreeze spray in a basket, bleach water on a counter and lysol spray on a shelf in room where changing table is located which was not locked and accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, electrical outlets did not have protective covers that are of a size that cannot be swallowed by children. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed outlets without covers in the following areas: A. In the hallway next to mats. B. In hallway beside bathroom. C. In infant room on the left as you enter. D. In room across from infant room where the outside exit room is located. E. Over the base cabinet in the hallway leading to the infant room. F. In hallway across from the base cabinet. G. In the green room under the wall cabinet beside playpen. H. In the peach colored room. I. Two outlets at the end of the hall beside the director's office. J. Six outlets uncovered in the main area where the tables are located: two over the cabinets, two under the cabinets, one beside the cart with play dough and one behind the easels. K. Three outlets uncovered on the adapter attached to the television.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-310-F
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not provide a separate playground area for infants and toddlers that is at least 25 square feet of unpaved surface per infant/toddler. Evidence: 1. The inspectors inspected the playground and did not see any unpaved areas. 2. The director said she had mats previously that had been used but they had rotted and she had not replaced them.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not provide all the required supplies in a bathroom. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed no paper towels for hand drying in the bathroom located adjacent to the room across the hall from the infant room.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not maintain sight and sound supervision of a child under ten at all times. Evidence: 1. Two inspectors observed a toddler, (child #1, DOB 7/18/2013) out of sight and sound supervision for approximately two minutes standing at the entrance door. 2. The director stated she had not noticed the toddler was out of sight and sound supervision.

Plan of Correction: 'See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not maintain required staff-to-child ratios. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed nine children in care with ages ranging from infant (DOB 11/17/14) to four years old. When determining required ratio, the youngest child in the group shall apply to the entire group. 2. The director stated that she was not aware of the required staff-to-child ratio.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-1
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center did not post a daily record for an infant. Evidence: 1. The inspector asked the director to see the daily infant record and one was not available. The director stated she had been completing one and giving it to the parents each day.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to keep medications locked. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed a bottle of liquid tylenol in a plastic container on top of the refrigerator.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on observation, the center did not have available all the required first aid supplies. Evidence: 1. The inspector checked the first aid kit and there were no triangular bandages.

Plan of Correction: "See Intensive Plan of Correction"

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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