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Kirk's Blessings, LLC
117 Hockman Pike
Bluefield, VA 24605
(276) 322-1177

Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: Oct. 16, 2015

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint inspection was conducted on October 16, 2015 in response to information sent to the licensing office concerning supervision of children. Based on information gathered from interviews, observation and document review there is a preponderance of evidence to substantiate the allegation. The complaint is valid. Thank you for your cooperation. Please contact me if I may be of service. NEW TELEPHONE # 276 608 3749

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on information gathered during this investigation, the facility did not provide care and protection for all enrolled children. Evidence: 1. Based on interviews with staff, children and witnesses and a review of documentation, on October 13, 2015 between 6:30 am and 7:00 am, child #1 (who is three years of age) found a pair of adult scissors and cut the hair of child #2 (who is two years of age).

Plan of Correction: All child scissors will be kept in secure cabinet. Adult scissors will be kept in a wide mouth jar with screw lid and will be kept out of reach of children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-G
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on information gathered during this complaint investigation, the facility did not have sight and sound supervision of each child in care. Evidence: 1. In the early morning, on October 13, 2015 staff #1 and 2 were on duty. 2. Staff #2 went downstairs to retrieve supplies. 3. Staff #1 was standing in the classroom doorway to unlock the front door as parents and children arrived. This required stepping away from the classroom door to press a button. 4. Staff #1 did not see child #1 with the scissors, nor did she see the child cut child #2's hair.

Plan of Correction: Staff will not leave designated area or stand in doorway. Staff will be in sight and sound of children. Staff will wait for a replacement is completely in room and ratios will be maintained. All child scissors will be kept in secure cabinet. Adult scissors will be kept in a wide mouth jar with screw lid and will be kept out of reach of children.

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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