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Leaping and Learning Child Development Center
7036 Chesapeake Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 857-6659

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: Dec. 7, 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.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
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:
The following was discussed with the program director: The mulched playground area is currently not in use and taped off. The director stated the children receive outdoor time in the grassy area and are taken on walks around the building. It is recommended the children are not taken on a walk along front of the building which sits on a busy street with the speed limit above 25mph. The sidewalks in the back of the building are residential and the speed limit along those roads are 25 mph.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted at the center which included a tour of the facility, record review and interview with staff. A sample of 4 children and 2 staff records were reviewed, in addition to 3 medications and first aid and emergency supplies. Children were observed practicing for a Christmas play, taking a walk and during a bathroom break. Children were also observed eating morning snack.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: In the 2 year-old room there was a cream chair that had a tear in the fabric about 2" long, exposing the inside foam.

Plan of Correction: The tear will be covered today duct tape until a more permanent solution is made.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In the 2 year-old classroom there was a container of disinfectant wipes and bottle of disinfectant spray on an open shelf.

Plan of Correction: he chemicals were removed during the inspection and placed in a locked place. The director will remind all staff about properly storing chemicals.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-K
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure provision was made for an individual place for each child's personal belongings. Evidence: In the bathroom there were 3 pull-ups stacked on each other sitting on the diaper changing table. Each was labeled with a different child's name. There was not an individual place for each child's personal belongings.

Plan of Correction: The pull-ups were removed during the inspection. The director will remind staff that individual pull-ups should be stored separate for each individual child.

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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