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Happy Feet Early Learning and Child Center
37 Ellsworth Street
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 403-4183

Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835

Inspection Date: March 21, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

The Licensing Inspector for Happy Feet Early Learning Center conducted an unannounced SHSI Inspection on March 21, 2017. LI Anderson arrived at 9:10 AM and concluded inspection at 3:55 PM. Upon arrival, there were twenty-nine (29) children ages 8 months ? 10 years old and seven (7) staff members present. Attendance in each group was as follows: Infant Classroom - There were seven (7) children; two (2) staff present. 2/3 Year Old Classroom - There were nine (9) children; two (2) staff present. 3-4 Year Old Classroom - There were seven (7) children; one (1) staff present. School Age Six (6) school age children; one (1) staff present. Staff & children records were reviewed. Center has discontinued administering medication and does not transport children. Children were observed during arrival departure procedures, active/quiet activities, self-initiated and directed activities; bath room/diapering/hand washing procedures, monthly evacuation drill, meals/snacks served & nap time. The exit interview including reviewing the Risk Assessment and areas of non-compliance found during today?s inspection were reviewed with the Center Director on 2/01/2017. Inspection concluded at 2:50 PM. The Licensing Inspector for the Happy Feet Early Learning Center can be reached directly at (540) 309-2397 should you have any questions or concerns.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B
Description: Based on record review & discussion with the Center Director, the Licensee failed to have a written allergy care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food to which the child is allergic to and steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction. EVIDENCE: Allergy care plans were unavailable for children listed with food allergies.

Plan of Correction: The center plans to review over all files throughly to assist with develop a allergy care plan

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-B-3
Description: Based on inspection & discussion with the Center Director, the Licensee failed to have lockdown procedures included in the center's emergency preparedness plan. EVIDENCE: Lock down procedures for the center have not been completed.

Plan of Correction: The center will make sure this will be in place


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