Meadowbrook Child Development Ctr
555 Winchester Street
Warrenton, VA 20186-2508
Current Inspector: Shawanda M Henderson (540) 216-1434
Inspection Date: June 3, 2016
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
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:
Discussion and consult provided on Standard 22 VAC 40-185-170: Physical and mental health of staff and volunteers: When there is evidence that the safety of children may be jeopardized by contact with a staff member or volunteer because of the physical health or mental health of such staff member or volunteer, the licensee shall, at a minimum, prohibit the employee or volunteer from engaging in contact with the children or participation in the food service program until a physician or a clinical psychologist skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness confirms that any risk has been eliminated or can be reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodations. Consult and TA provided on the center's playground safety procedures. Discussion about active supervision.
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted beginning at 10:15 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m. with the owner. There were forty-four children in care ranging in age from ten weeks to twelve years of age with seven staff. The three, four, five year old and school age children were observed playing on the playground. Infants were observed sleeping, being held and sitting in a high chair. The toddler class was observed on the playground and in the classroom. Five children's records and three staff records were reviewed. The center's playground safety procedure policy was reviewed. Please complete the "plan of correction" and "date to be corrected" for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to the office by Friday, June 17, 2016 at 12 p.m. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. 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). If you have questions regarding this inspection, contact Stephanie Reed at (540) 272-6558 or S.Reed@dss.virginia.gov.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to obtain Tuberculosis (TB) test or screening within 21 days of hire. Evidence: Staff D, hired November 2014, TB test was dated 4/27/2015. Plan of Correction: Staff D no longer works for Meadowbrook Child Development as of June 13, 2016.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-G Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to obtain proof of age and identity as required. Evidence: Child A did not have documentation of age and identity in the record. Plan of Correction: Child A's parent turned in a copy of the Child's birth certificate on June 4, 2016.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on review of documentation, not all staff records were complete. Evidence: Staff B's record did not include verification of age, date of employment, address and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency, two references, written information regarding the staff member's education, orientation training, staff development, certification, and experience required by the job position and about any health problems which may interfere with fulfilling the job responsibilities. Plan of Correction: Staff B's file will be completed by June 24, 2016
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to ensure Staff received required training by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: Staff C, start date June 1, 2016 (verbally provided), did not have documentation of: job responsibilities and to whom they report; policies and procedures of the standards that relate to the staff member's responsibilities; the center's playground safety procedures; recognizing child abuse and neglect and the legal requirements for reporting suspected child abuse; confidential treatment of personal information about children in care and their families; and the Child Day Care standards that relate to the staff member's responsibilities. Plan of Correction: Staff C's file was complete at the time of the inspection. Staff B was hired June 1, 2016 and Staff C's start date was April 3, 2016 which is stated on the applications.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-B Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to provide staff with required information in writing by the end of the first day of supervising children. Evidence: Staff C's record, start date June 1, 2016 (verbally provided), did not include: procedures for supervising a child who may arrive after scheduled classes or activities including field trips have begun; procedures to confirm absence of a child when the child is scheduled to arrive from another program or from an agency responsible for transporting the child to the center; procedures for identifying where attending children are at all times, including procedures to ensure that all children are accounted for before leaving a field trip site and upon return to the center; procedures for action in case of lost or missing children, ill or injured children, medical emergencies and general emergencies; policy for any administration of medication; and procedures for response to natural and man-made disasters. Plan of Correction: As of June 22, 2016 Staff C's file will be complete.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, not all areas and equipment of the center were maintained in clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: On the toddler playground, the plastic Little Tikes playhouse has cracked and broken edges on the windows that create a pinching and scratch hazard. A plastic kitchen play set was covered in dirt, mulch, mud and water. On the large playground, the blue slide attached to the plastic climbing structure is inoperable, the slide bed is warped and cracked. The seesaw bouncer has visible rust on the connection points at the center and there is a loose bolt used to connect the seat and has an opening that creates a finger entrapment hazard. In the Toddler classroom, both windowsills have cracked and peeling paint. The first toilet in the downstairs bathroom was covered with a piece of construction paper and not operable. In the upstairs bathroom, the foot pedal on the trash can is missing and has an exposed metal piece exposed that creates a scratch or impalement hazard. There were two worn and torn nap blue and red mats in the basement area of the center. Plan of Correction: Little Tikes Playhouse has been removed from the toddler playground. The plastic kitchen has been cleaned and returned to the toddler playground and will be cleaned by staff member before the children are let on the playground each day. On the large Play area the blue slide will be removed by June 30, 2016. The toddler windows will be painted by June 30, 2016. The downstairs bathroom toilet has been fixed and is operable at this time. The trash can upstairs has been removed and replaced. The worn sleep mats have been disposed of.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B Description: Based on observation, there was a medicated ointment kept in an unlocked area accessible to children. Evidence: In the downstairs bathroom, in an unlocked mirror shelving unit there was a Walgreen's brand medicated ointment that stated "keep out of reach of children". Plan of Correction: Medicated Ointment was thrown away at the time of the inspection.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B Description: Based on observation, the resilient surfacing on the playground was not the required depth under play equipment with moving parts. Evidence: On the toddler playground, the resilient surfacing (wood mulch) was deteriorated and dirt was observed underneath. There was a red see-saw observed on the playground. The mulch is required to be at least six inches under climbing structures or moveable equipment. Plan of Correction: The red seesaw was removed at the time of the inspection
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F Description: Based on observation, the infant classroom was without sight and sound supervision. Evidence: Staff A left the infant classroom unattended to answer the front door of the center. Plan of Correction: Center Supervisor has informed staff to never leave the room to answer the front door. Parents and all entering guest will be asked to us the second entrance to the building by intercom or an extra staff member will answer.
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to obtain updated Sworn statement or affirmation every three years as required. Evidence: Staff C's most recent Sworn statement was dated 4/10/2000. Plan of Correction: Staff C's sworn statement will be updated as of June 22, 2016.
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B Description: Based on review of documentation, the center failed to obtain Sworn Statement or affirmation before the first day of employment. Evidence: Staff D, hired November 2014, Sworn Statement was dated 6/1/2015. Plan of Correction: Staff D no longer works for Meadowbrook Child Development Center as of June 13, 2016.
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