Children's Harbor - Olde Towne
620 London Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307
Inspection Date: July 7, 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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 7/7/15 from 10:05am - 11:35am. During the inspection there were 22 children ages 4 months to 10 years old in care with 6 staff. A tour of the facility was conducted and children were observed in a variety of activities in the classrooms, playing outside, and eating lunch. Records were reviewed for five children and five staff. There was no medication at the facility. Emergency procedures, and emergency supplies were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice, and were reviewed during the exit interview. 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 #: 22VAC40-185-130-B Description: Based on a review of five children's records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that there was documentation of additional immunizations is obtained once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: 1. The record for child #5 (date of birth 10/23/14) contain documentation of a record of immunization that was dated 12/19/14. 2. Staff #1(Program Director) confirmed that an updated immunization record had not been received for child #5. Plan of Correction: The parent submitted the new shot record the same day. We will keep a better system.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did ensure that all areas and equipment, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. There were two plastic, yellow chairs located by the Director's office that were cracked and could pinch a child's skin. Children were observed sitting in each chair during the inspection. 2. There was a brown plastic lid to the trash can located in the orange classroom that had three areas where the plastic was cracked that could injure a child. 3. There was a brown plastic lid to the trash can located in the hallway outside the Toddler classroom was cracked and could injure a child. Plan of Correction: The chairs were put in the trash can. The brown lids were put in the trash. We will do weekly routine checks or as often as needed.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that food brought from home was labeled with the child's name and date. Evidence: 1. There were three bottles of formula in the refrigerator located in the Infant room that had the child's name, but were not labeled with the date. 2. Staff #3 (Infant room teacher) confirmed that the date was not labeled on any of the bottles. Plan of Correction: We printed the dates on the bottles. We sent out a letter to the parents to remind them to label with names and dates.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-580-I Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that before leaving on a field trip, a schedule of the trip's events and locations shall be posted and visible at the center site. Evidence: 1. When asked where the children were from the Preschool (Yellow) classroom, staff #1 (Program Director) stated that they were on a field trip. 2. Staff #1 (Program Director) was asked if information was posted about the trip, and she stated the teacher must have taken it with her on the field trip. Plan of Correction: We will leave the info posted for 2 days after the trip.
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that staff provide a search of central registry and criminal history record check before three years since the last search of central registry and criminal history record check. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #2 (date of hire 2/1/99) contained a completed search of central registry dated 5/21/12, and a completed criminal history record check dated 5/3/12. 2. The record for staff #5 (date of hire 5/21/98) contained a completed search of central registry dated 5/21/12, and a completed criminal history record check dated 5/3/12. 3. Staff #1 (Program Director) checked the record for staff #2 and staff #5, and confirmed that an updated search of central registry and criminal history record check had not been received. Plan of Correction: Staff #1 resubmitted them to the business office. We will come up with a better plan to keep them current.
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