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Little Hokie Hangout
600 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 231-9382

Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: Aug. 30, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Background check requirements were reviewed.

The inspectors (one inspector left at 10:30) conducted an initial inspection from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. There were 12 children in care with staff supervising at all times. Children were observed lining up and to go outside and playing outside and having a snack. The rooms being used and the outside area were inspected as well as emergency supplies and procedures. Background checks were reviewed for key staff and administrator. Violations are identified on the violation notice. Please call your inspector at 276-698-9981 with any questions.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center was not maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed on the playground two white sewer pipes causing a tripping hazard. 2. On top of the yellow slide, there was a gap of approximately 1/4 inch between the plastic slide and the wooden structure causing an entanglement hazard. 3. There is a rusted nail sticking out from the wooden fence near the corner. 4. There is a loose vertical board that is loose on the wooden play structure on the step up. 5. There is a tire on the playground that had standing water in it.

Plan of Correction: The director will make the repairs.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation and measurement, the center did not maintain the requirement of resilient surfacing. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed the playground; there was 3-4 inches of mulch spread around the yellow slide. Six inches is required in the fall zone, which is six feet on all sides of the slide.

Plan of Correction: The director is purchasing more mulch to be spread.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-F
Description: Based on observation, there is no shady area available on the playground. Evidence: 1. There is no shade available; the director stated the church plans on putting up a canopy.

Plan of Correction: A canopy is being installed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-530-A
Description: Based on record and interview, the center did not have someone trained in first aid and cpr at all times. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed the staff information sheet and it states that staff #1 is certified in first aid and cpr but not staff #3. 2. The inspector observed staff number # 3 on the playground supervising children at 12:30.

Plan of Correction: The director is scheduling training for the staff in the month of September.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not have the emergency evacuations and procedures /maps posted. Evidence: 1. The director stated she has the documents but they were not posted.

Plan of Correction: The director will post the procedures.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-F
Description: Based on observation, the center did not meet this requirement. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed the land line but no emergency phone numbers were posted.

Plan of Correction: The director will post the numbers.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the designated applicant/agent did not have a criminal history record check. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed two files. One of two files (file #2) did not have a completed criminal record check.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that it has been sent to be processed, a copy is in the file. Director will continue to look for it and if not found will call to check on it.


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