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Especially Yours Child Development Center LLC
1605 Jefferson Davis Highway
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 230-4381

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 662-9766

Inspection Date: June 13, 2017

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, June 13, 2017 to determine compliance with licensing standards. The inspector initiated the inspection at 10:00 am and concluded the inspection at 3:00 pm. The Owner/ Director was not in attendance during the inspection but arrived briefly before heading out for van runs. Upon the inspector's arrival children (Infants) in the main building were observed playing with push toys and listening to music. Lunch time and nap time were observed with the infant class. Staff interacted with children in a positive manner. In the second building the preschool children had been talking about the beach and ocean. Children made a textured sand painting and told the inspector about all the types of fish that live in the ocean. The toddler class was observed having lunch and later napping. All areas of the center were inspected to include classrooms and bathrooms of both buildings and the playground area. The facility had the following required information posted: the license, last inspection notice, emergency numbers, evacuation map/procedures, daily schedules and menu. Today's lunch consisted of chicken nuggets, pineapples, french style green beans, bread and milk. The first aid kits for each building and non-medical emergency supplies were inspected and found complete. The inspector interacted with staff and children in care.

Three staff records and four children's records were reviewed.
Staff were on site who had CPR, First aid and daily health observation training.
The most recent evacuation drill was documented on 05/26/2017. The two required shelter-in-place drills were completed on 04/13/2017 and 05/26/2017.
Today's Ratios Observed:
Infants: 3 infants with 1 staff
Toddlers: 9 children with 2 staff
Pre-school: 6 children with 1 staff

Fire Inspection: 11/10/2016 Health Inspection 04/05/2017
Per the Owner: No medications are being administered.

If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening no later than 21 days after employment and that had been completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employing.

Evidence:

Staff #3, rehired on 05/01/2017, did not have documentation of a current tuberculosis screening on file, exceeding the 21 days after hire to obtain. A previous tuberculosis screening was dated 02/19/2013 which was expired.

Plan of Correction: Per the Owner: Staff #3 will go to get a duplicate copy from the health department. Director misplaced the original copy. Employee will resubmit by 06/21/2017.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not ensure program leader meet program leader qualifications.

Evidence:

1. Staff #1, identified as a lead in the infant program had documentation of education and experience but did not have the 24 hours of training within six months before being promoted or beginning work or one month after being promoted of beginning work.
2. Staff #1 had 10 hours of training documented when 24 hours is required.
3. Staff #2, identified as a program leader had documentation of education and experience but did not have the 24 hours of training within six months before being promoted or beginning work or one month after being promoted of beginning work.
4. Staff #2 had 17.5 hours of training documented when 24 hours is required.

Plan of Correction: Per the Owner: 1. Staff #1 will obtain 24 hours of training within the next 30 days. 2. Staff #2 will obtain 24 hours of training within the next 30 days. 3. Another qualified staff will work in their place until completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations, the facility did not maintain all areas of the center, inside and outside, in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. A plastic switch plate on the light switch in the toddler room is broken with a corner piece missing. The missing piece exposes the wires to the electrical switch posing a risk of shock. 2. The wooden transition piece where the floor ends at the doorway leading into the play space of the school age room is slit. The split wood has a sharp edge and point. The broken wooden piece also moves and creates a tripping hazard when passing through the doorway.

Plan of Correction: Per the Owner: Switch plate will be replaced by tomorrow 06/14/2017 in the evening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain an original criminal history record report within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff #1, with a hire date of 03/06/2017, had a completed criminal history report dated 05/03/2017 exceeding the 30 day allowance. 2. Staff #2, with a hire date of 02/01/2016, had a completed criminal history report dated 03/14/2016 exceeding the 30 day allowance.

Plan of Correction: Per the Owner: All future hires background checks will be submitted by the 5th calendar date to allow sufficient processing time.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain an original central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff #1, with a hire date of 03/06/2017, did not have a completed central registry check on file. 2. Staff #2, with a hire date of 02/01/2016, had a completed central registry check that was dated 03/22/2016, exceeding the 30 day allowance.

Plan of Correction: Per the Owner: All future hires central registry will be submitted by the 5th calendar date of hire to allow sufficient processing time.

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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