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Light Years Child Development Center, Inc.
725 East Liberty Street
Unit A, B & C
Norfolk, VA 23523
(757) 747-8710

Current Inspector: Jeffrey Harris (757) 409-4668

Inspection Date: May 2, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Today the standards pertaining to transportation and field trips were discussed: 22 VAC 40-185-580. Transportation and field trips Please review the standards to ensure that this standard as well as 22 VAC 40-185-530. First aid training, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and rescue breathing ensuring that a CPR/ First Aid certified person is present when children are being transported. Emergency information should also be kept on the vehicle : 22 VAC 40-185-550 The center shall prepare a document containing local emergency contact information, potential shelters, hospitals, evacuation routes, etc., that pertain to each site frequently visited or of routes frequently driven by center staff for center business (such as field trips, pick-up/drop off of children to or from schools, etc.). This document must be kept in vehicles that centers use to transport children to and from the center. A complete first aid kit should be on the vehicle and 911 or local dial number for police, fire and emergency medical services and the number of the regional poison control center shall be posted in a visible place. Many standards which are applicable to children when they are in the center remain applicable during transport until the care of the children is handed off to their parent or other authorized adult.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 12:40 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. At the time of entrance the following adult to child ratios were observed: 4 toddlers, 17 to 23 months old, with 1 staff (nap time) 11 children, 3 to 5 years old, with 1 staff (nap time) 4 two year old children with 1 staff (nap time) 6 infants, 5 to 14 months old, with 2 staff The records sample size consisted of 3 children?s records and 4 staff records. Children were observed resting quietly on mats during nap time. Infants were observed being held and cuddled, resting in cribs, sitting in infant seats, toddling and crawling, playing with toys and learning materials and being bottle fed. Medication administration was not observed. Staff #4 states that there are no medications being administered to children in care at this time and that there have been no accidents or injuries requiring first aid or medical care incurred by children in care since the last inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. Thank you for your time during today's inspection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance. The licensee provided verbal responses to the violations during the inspection, which were entered on to the violation notice by the Licensing inspector.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of records, the licensee did not ensure that each staff member submits documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening prior to 21 days after employment which was conducted within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employing or volunteering. Evidence: Four staff records were reviewed. The record for staff #1 did not contain the results of a Tuberculosis screening. Staff #1 began employment on 2/22/16 and has been employed as a bus driver for more than 21 days. Staff #4, the owner of the facility, was unable to supply such documentation during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Staff #4 stated that this was an oversight, as this staff does not work with children in the classroom. Staff #4 states that she will discuss this requirement with staff #1 and have the results of a Tuberculosis screening for staff #1 in his record within 2 weeks.

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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