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Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire - Abingdon Unit
16173 Elementary Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 696-9923

Current Inspector: Sara Hutton-Tallman (276) 608-3749

Inspection Date: Oct. 3, 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 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)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted, 10/3/16. Upon arrival to the center the LI was greeted by the new program director. There are also two new staff at the center. Once all the children arrived the staff began preparing the children for snack, washing hands, cleaning off and sanitizing the tables outside and handing out pop-tarts, juice and water to the children. Following snack the children washed hands and prepared for the day. Those needing to do homework stayed inside while the remaining children went outside to play on the playground. A violation notice was completed regarding the violations found during today's inspection. Children's records were reviewed for compliance. There are 34 children in care with two staff and a third staff arrived at 3:45 pm. The center has two junior staff to help when needed. Staff records to be reviewed at the main office.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-1
Description: Based on review of staff and children's records it was found that the center failed to have staff MAT certified. Evidence: 1. Child # 5 has an Epi pen at the center however, there are no staff at the center MAT or EMAT trained.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on review of the required reports the center failed to have a current fire inspection. Evidence: 1. The last documented fire inspection available during the inspection was dated 3/27/15.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-B
Description: Based on review of the required inspections the center failed to have a current annual health inspection. Evidence: 1. There was no current documented health inspection available during the inspection on 10/3/16.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation of the playground area the center failed to have adequate resilient surfacing under moving and climbing apparatus. Evidence: 1. The round swing, swings, slide and silver slide on the new play area had surfacing under them that measured two inches or less.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-C-1-B
Description: Based on observation of the board officers files there are some areas missing. Evidence: 1. Board members # 1, 2, and 3 were appointed July 2016 as an officer of the board and there are no central registry, criminal history record checks, or sworn statements on file.

Plan of Correction: The board background checks were mailed out on Monday so I soon as I get them I will definitely let you know.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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