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Bears and Blankets Academy of Early Learning
317 N. Lewis Street
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 886-4472

Current Inspector: Maureen Gallagher-McLeod (540) 430-9259

Inspection Date: May 2, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
VENDSUB-000 ADMINISTRATION
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
VENDSUB-000 PHYSICAL PLANT
VENDSUB-000 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION
VENDSUB-000 PROGRAMS
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
This unannounced annual subsidy health and safety inspection was conducted from 9:00 A.M. until 2:30 P.M. At the time of the inspection 52 children were present with 11 staff. The subsidy requirements were reviewed with the director. Three children's record and five staff's records were reviewed and the emergency plan was reviewed. Violations were found during this inspection and can be found on the violation notice. If you have any questions or concerns contact the licensing inspector at (540) 292-5933 for further assistance.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-C
Description: Based on interview, the director failed to have all staff hired prior to January 1, 2017 complete Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff before March 31, 2017.

Evidence:

The director stated all staff hired prior to January 1, 2017 have completed the Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff except staff 6.

Plan of Correction: Staff 6 has been working on completing preservice.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-E
Description: Based on interview, the director failed to ensure all staff hired prior to January 1, 2017 completed CPR and first aid certification by March 31, 2017. Evidence: The director stated six out of 12 staff have completed CPR and first aid certification.

Plan of Correction: All staff employed in October 2016 were certified in the same class. The next class we have found is in June. Will have additional staff attend then.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-B-1
Description: Based on a review of the evacuation procures, the director has failed to update the evacuation procedures to include all the new requirements. Evidence: The current evacuation procedures did not contain accommodations or special requirements for infants, toddlers, and children with special needs and procedures to address reuniting children with parents or authorized person designated by the parent to pick up the child.

Plan of Correction: All procedures are in the process of being reviewed and updated.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-B-2
Description: Based on a review of the shelter-in-place procures, the director has failed to update the shelter-in-place procedures to include all the new requirements. Evidence: The current shelter-in-place procedures did not contain accommodations or special requirements for infants, toddlers, and children with special needs and procedures to address reuniting children with parents or authorized person designated by the parent to pick up the child.

Plan of Correction: All procedures are in the process of being reviewed and updated.

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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