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Kids-N-Us Inc.
4247 Creighton Road
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 652-2323

Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 662-9038

Inspection Date: Oct. 21, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was completed on October 21, 2016 from 9:08am to 12:45pm. The purpose of this visit was to measure the provider's compliance with licensing standards. There were 23 children in care with 4 staff persons. The children ranged in age from infant to 4 years old. The children were observed singing nursery rhymes, listening to stories and playing dinosaur dress up. Snack consisted of graham crackers, cheese sticks and milk. There was no medication stored on site. A sample of staff and children's records were reviewed. The last evacuation drill was conducted 9/16/16. The last shelter in place drill was conducted 9/16/16. The annual health inspection was conducted 7/14/16. The annual fire safety inspection was completed 12/1/15.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of a sample of children's records, the facility did not ensure that the records of all children enrolled contained the required information. EVIDENCE: The record of child#1did not contain two emergency contacts. The record of child #2 did not contain an address for the second emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on site.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations at the facility, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment inside and outside of the facility were maintained in a clean and safe condition. EVIDENCE: 1)The inspector observed peeling paint on the wall, accessible to children in the classroom used to serve breakfast. 2) The inspector observed a red train on the playground with broken steering wheels that caused sharp edges. 3) The inspector observed plastic and other debris inside the playground area. 4) There were also torn cushions and seat backs on the bus that exposed the foam that were observed by the inspector. 5) The inspector also observed an outlet face plate, in the playroom, that was cracked exposing sharp edges.

Plan of Correction: The red train will be corrected immediately. The plastic and debris will be removed today. The cushions and seat backs will be repaired today. The face plate will be replaced today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on an inspection of the facility classrooms and bathrooms, the facility failed to ensure that hazardous substances were kept in a locked place. EVIDENCE: The inspector observed sanitizer and perfume in the classroom that were on a shelf. Bleach was found in a cabinet under the sink in the infant room that was not locked. Cleaning materials were found in a cabinet in the bathroom that was not locked. The inspector also observed a closet in the hallway used to store paint.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on site.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observations of classrooms and other areas in the facility, the facility did not ensure that electrical outlets had protective covers. EVIDENCE: The inspector observed electrical outlets that were missing covers in the breakfast room, hallway, and in the five year old room.

Plan of Correction: All of the outlets will be corrected today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on an observation at the facility, the facility did not ensure that children under 10 were always in sight and sound supervision of staff. EVIDENCE: Upon arrival at the facility, the program leader in the infant room left the children unsupervised to open the door for the inspector. She then walked down the hallway, leaving her class unsupervised again, to get the director. 2)The inspector observed a 4 year old child in the hallway, going to the water fountain, in an area that was not in sight or sound supervision of staff.

Plan of Correction: We will discuss incidents with staff and teach the proper procedure for keeping the kids in sight and sound at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-H
Description: Based on an observation of vehicles used by the facility to transport children, the facility did not ensure that a document pertaining to local emergency contact information, shelters, hospitals, evacuation routes or routes frequently driven by staff, was kept in the vehicle. EVIDENCE: Bus #2 did not have the emergency information document that contained the required information.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on site.

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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