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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: Feb. 17, 2016

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Arrived 10:05am Departed 1:50pm An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today. Six infants and toddlers were present with two staff. Nine toddlers and twos were present with two staff. Twenty-nine preschoolers were present with four staff members. Compliance with the playground standards could not be reviewed due to snow. The children were reading books, dancing, watching a movie, playing with balls, eating lunch and resting. Three children's files and eleven staff files were reviewed. Thank you for your cooperation. Please contact me if I may be of service.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on the review of three children's files, the facility did not obtain all required documentation for enrolled children. Evidence: 1. There are no immunization records on file for child #2. (enrolled 2/1/16)

Plan of Correction: Records will be obtained from parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on the review of 11 staff files, the facility did not obtain TB test results for all employees. Evidence: 1. There are no TB test results on file for Staff #1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8. All have been employed longer than 21 days.

Plan of Correction: All risk assessments will be complete and copies emailed to licensing representative.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-G
Description: Based on the review of three children's files, the facility did not obtain all required documentation for enrolled children. Evidence: 1. There is no proof of birth on file for child #2. (enrolled 2/1/16)

Plan of Correction: A proof of birth will be submitted and placed in the file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on the review of three children's files, the facility did not obtain all required documentation for emergency contact information. Evidence: 1. There is one emergency contact listed for child #1 and there are no emergency contact addresses listed.

Plan of Correction: Corrections will be made to the forms in the child's file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on the review of 11 staff files, the facility did not obtain references for each employee. Evidence: 1. There are no references on file for staff #7. (hire date 10/15/15)

Plan of Correction: References will be called and at least two obtained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: During the inspection, the facility did not lock all cleaning products. Evidence: 1. The door for the laundry closet next to the office is open and remained open for the duration of the inspection. 2. The closet contains gallon jugs of liquid cleaners and laundry detergent, spray bottles of window cleaner and disinfectant and bottles of cleaning products.

Plan of Correction: A new slide lock will be installed and remained locked at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on a review of the medication for children in care, the facility did not obtain all required written permission. Evidence: 1. The file for child #3 does not contain written permission, from a parent, for an Epi-pen to be used in an emergency.

Plan of Correction: A new form will be completed by the parent and a new form will be sent to the pediatrician for completion and signature.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on the review of first aid supplies, the facility did not maintain a working battery-operated radio. Evidence: 1. There are no batteries available for the radio.

Plan of Correction: Batteries will be purchased.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on the review of 11 staff files, the facility did not obtain background checks on all employees. Evidence: 1. There is no criminal record check on file for staff #7. (hire date 10/15/15)

Plan of Correction: A new form will be resubmitted. The staff member will not be permitted to work until we have received cleared background check.

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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