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Bright Beginnings Childcare Center
81 & 85 Cleremont Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22405-3330
(540) 373-7791

Current Inspector: Stephanie Reed (540) 272-6558

Inspection Date: May 26, 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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Two components are required for snack. Salsa does not count as a component for snack. Shaded areas are required for June, July, and August. Summer packets should include sunscreen authorization, insect repellant authorization, and permission for swimming and child's swimming ability.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal study was conducted with center owner, center director, and center staff. There were 66 children present, ranging in age from three months to ten years old. The children were having rest time, eating afternoon snack, and arriving from school. Children went outside to play, worked on homework, and made a variety of art projects. Two children's files and three staff files were reviewed - please see Supplemental Summary for missing items. The last health inspection was conducted 12/21/2015. Snack served today: chips, salsa, water, and milk. The rooms were measured per request of the owner. Time of today's inspection: 1:20 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please call me if you have any questions at 540-219-4122 or e-mail tara.barton@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of two children's records, the facility failed to have documentation of a physical on file for each child. Evidence: Child A (date of enrollment 8/15/2015) did not have documentation of a physical on file.

Plan of Correction: Facility will request this information from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility failed to have documentation of a tuberculosis test or screening within 21 days of hire. Evidence: Staff A( date of hire 3/29/2016), Staff B (date of hire 2/1/2016) and Staff C (date of hire 3/7/2016) did not have documentation of a completed TB test or screening.

Plan of Correction: Staff A, B, and C will get documentation of a TB test or screening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to maintain the areas outside the center in a clean and safe condition. Evidence: there were several large mushrooms growing in the mulch on the large playground.

Plan of Correction: Staff will remove the mushrooms from the playground.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on review of three staff records, the facility failed to have a completed search of the central registry Child Protective Services check before 30 days of employment at the facility ends. Evidence: Of three files reviewed, Staff C (date of hire 3/7/2016) did not have documentation that the search of the central registry was completed.

Plan of Correction: Staff called VDSS OBI to check on the status of the CPS check for Staff C.

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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