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Norfolk Christian Schools-Beach Campus Pre-kindergarten
1265 Laskin Road
Virginia beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-1284

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: May 19, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 8:30am - 10:47am. There were 13 children in care ages three to five years old, with two teachers. Children were observed in classroom activities both teacher and self-directed. Staff and children's records were reviewed. Violations regarding staff records, physical plant, background checks and unlocked chemicals were cited and appear on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure a tuberculosis screening is completed at least every two years from the date of the first screening. Evidence: 1 - The records for staff 3, 5 and 6 are past due for tuberculosis screening updates. a. The record for staff 3 contains a tuberculosis screening dated 3/5/12 and is past due for update. b. The record for staff 5 contains a tuberculosis screening dated 7/22/12 and is past due for update. c. The record for staff 6 contains a tuberculosis screening dated 8/15/12 and is past due for update. 2 - Staff 3 was present and was observed working directly with children in care.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that all staff have current, up-to-date tuberculosis screening on file at the school as soon as possible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each staff record contains all required information. Evidence: 1 - The records for staff 1 and 5 do not contain documentation of two references checked prior to employment. a. the record for staff 1 has a documented date of hire as 7/2015 b. the record for staff 5 has a documented date of hire as 8/2009 2 - The record for staff 1 and 7 do not contain documentation of emergency contact information. a. the record for staff 1 has a documented date of hire as 7/2015 b. the record for staff 7 has a documented date of hire as 10/2015 3 - The records for staff 1, 5 and 7 do not have documentation of orientation. a. the record for staff 1 has a documented date of hire as 7/2015 b. the record for staff 5 has a documented date of hire as 8/2009 c. the record for staff 7 has a documented date of hire as 10/2015 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the information was missing from the staff records.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that each staff record contains all required information including clearly documenting orientation training, emergency contact information, and reference checks.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to maintain areas in safe operable condition. Evidence: 1 - Outside there is a wooden door laying on the ground on the preschool playground. The wood is within reach of children, warped and deteriorating. 2 - There is construction being completed near the preschool playground. However, there is not a barrier in place to prevent children from gaining access to the construction area. 3 - Staff 1 confirmed that the door is on the ground and within reach of children. Staff 1 also confirmed that there is not a barrier in place to prevent children from gaining access to the construction area.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that the door is removed as soon as possible. Daily safety checks of the playground will prevent reoccurrence of these condition. Center management will ensure that a temporary barrier is put in place to prevent children in care from gaining access to construction area.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that the heating system has appropriate barriers to prevent injury. Evidence: 1 - The heating system is located on the preschool playground. There is rust on the side of the system that is within reach of children. Additionally, there are coils and hoses leading from the system to the building. These items are within reach of children. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the rust and coils are within reach of children.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that a barrier put in place to present children from gaining access to the rust or coils.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure hazardous substances are kept in a locked placed using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1 - In staff 2's preschool classroom there is one spray can of disinfectant in a cabinet under the sink, in the classroom, an unlocked location. 2 - Staff 2 confirmed that the disinfectant was in an unlocked cabinet.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection. Staff will check cabinets on Monday mornings prior to the arrival of children for care. Any chemicals stored in unlocked location will be put away at that time.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that background checks are completed before three years since the date of the last background check. Evidence: 1 - The record for staff 3 contains a central registry report dated 4/16/13. The record for staff 4 contains central registry report dated 2/28/12. The record for staff 5 contains a central registry reported dated 3/5/12. The record for staff 6 contains a central registry report dated 10/11/12 and a criminal history report dated 4/12/13. Each the reports past due for updates. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the background checks in the staff records is past due for update.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that current documentation of all background checks is available for review in each staff record within a lotted time frames.

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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