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Children's Harbor - Olde Towne
620 London Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 397-2980

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: April 28, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 4/29/16 from 1:05pm - 3:45pm. During the inspection there were 30 children ages four months to five years old in care with nine staff. A tour of the facility was conducted and children were observed in a variety of activities in the classrooms, eating snack, and during rest period. Records were reviewed for six children and five staff. Medication, emergency procedures, and emergency supplies were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice, and were discussed during the exit interview. Please 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 #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a review of the facility's records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction was completed. Evidence: 1. The most recent inspection available for viewing during the inspection was dated 10/20/14. 2. Staff #4 (Program Director) confirmed that the annual fire inspection had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: The fire inspection was completed on 4/29/16.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did ensure that all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in an operable condition. Evidence: 1. There was a 3 plastic downspout diverters located on the playground where the plastic was cracked. 2. There 3 broken boards on the exterior where the wood was splintered with sharp edges.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: The downspouts were trashed at the time of the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not deny continued employment of a staff who did not have a criminal history record report within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #5 (date of hire 3/14/16) did not have documentation of a completed criminal history record report. Staff #5 is the Chief Operating Officer for the corporation. 2. Staff #5 confirmed that her criminal history record report had not received.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: State Police agency has been contacted, new criminal record will be sent by 5/2/16.


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