Little Hokie Hangout
600 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981
Inspection Date: Nov. 1, 2017
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
- Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was given on rest mats, accessibility of records, sight and sound supervision and ratios. New background checks regulations were discussed. An intensive plan of correction meeting has been scheduled with the provider 11/28 or 11/29.
Two inspectors conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection from 12:20p.m. until 3:00 p.m. There were nine children in care with 1 staff and two parent volunteers present. Two directors were also present also for part of the inspection to meet with the inspectors. Children were observed finishing lunch, playing with toys and resting. The rooms being used and the outside area were inspected as well as emergency supplies and procedures. Five children's records and six staff records were reviewed. There were three repeat violations and three had been corrected. Violations are identified on the violation notice. Please call your inspector at 276-698-9981 with any questions.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain documentation that each child has received the immunizations required before the child can attend the center. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five children's records. Record #2 had no immunization on file. Plan of Correction: All student's files will be checked and parents given one week to provide missing information.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not have physical examinations within the date of enrollment. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five children's records. Five of five records did not have a physical. Plan of Correction: All forms being updated as of now for new
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A Description: Based on the review of five staff files, the facility failed to obtain TB test or screening results for all staff. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five staff files. One of five records (#4) did not have a TB test of screening results. Plan of Correction: Staff #4 asked to get TB screenings within 30 days
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not have the required information for each child enrolled. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed five staff records. Four of five records (#1,#2,#3,#4) had only one emergency contact listed. The form used did not have all the required information requested such as chronic conditions, parent work addresses. See state model form for all needed information. Plan of Correction: Forms will be updated.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not have all the required information for staff records: Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed six staff records. Staff #1,#3,#4 #5 and #6 had no references on file. Two references are required. Plan of Correction: Pulling references from VT HR to include in staff records.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, the center was not maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed on top of the yellow slide a gap of approximately 1/4 inch between the slide and the wooden structure causing an entanglement hazard. 2. There is a blue bucket with 2 inches of water in it, and the tarp over the sandbox is situated in a way that is uneven and is holding approximately 2 inches of rain in parts of it. 3. There is a broken white laundry basket on the playground and 3-4 pieces of trash such as a sponge, broken toy and tissue on the playground. Plan of Correction: 1. Slide gap will be filled with caulking. 2. Staff instructed to check playground daily for standing water. 3. Basket tossed and trash gathered. staff asked to keep an eye on trash that might blow into the area.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-B Description: Based on observation in the classroom, the facility failed to use an approved heating system. Evidence: 1. Two space heaters are in use in the classroom. One is on the floor located in the corner of the classroom by the storage cabinet, is hot to the touch, approximately 2 feet and 2 1/2inches high and is accessible to children. There was a vinyl blue suitcase within 1 inch of this heater. The second heater is on top of a shelving unit and although "on" it was not warm to the touch. 2. Staff reported that previously in the last couple of weeks the church heating system was not working for one day so therefore the heaters were brought in. The inspector requested that the heaters be removed from the classroom during the inspection. Plan of Correction: Heaters were removed.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3 Description: Based on observation, the center did not have protective covers on outlets. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed three outlets that did not have outlet covers on them in the hallway where children were resting. Plan of Correction: Outlet covers ordered. All outlets will be covered. Staff asked to check daily because it is a shared place.
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 grass/weeds growing in the fall zone of the yellow slide with approximately 2 inches of mulch. Six inches of mulch is required in the use zone which is six feet on each of the sides of the slide. Plan of Correction: 1. More mulch added. 2. Playground is being weeded and church ordering a full 9 inch cover of mulch.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F Description: Based on observation, the center staff were not always within sight and sound supervision of children. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed staff #4 and parent volunteers leave three children resting alone in the hallway outside of the classroom for approximately 30 seconds. This inspector explained the requirement of sight and sound supervision at all times so the staff kept the door open. Plan of Correction: All staff briefed about sight and sound supervision. Will post an aide by the door to monitor sleeping children at all times.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-380-A Description: The center did not have a daily schedule posted. Evidence: 1. Staff said the schedule was on the table in front of the classroom and it would be posted on the wall from now on. Plan of Correction: Daily schedule has been posted.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-A Description: Based on observation, the center had a piece of material that was a choking hazard. Evidence: 1. The inspectors observed a glass blue bead about 1 inch in size on the floor in the classroom. Plan of Correction: Materials removed. Staff instructed to watch for other similar items in the future.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-530-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not have someone trained in first aid at all times. Evidence: 1. The inspectors reviewed a certification in cpr but not first aid for staff staff #2. Plan of Correction: All staff will be certified in first aid. Some staff had been certified, but cards were missing.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-A Description: Based on observation, the center's first aid kit was accessible to children. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed the first aid kit on the shelf by the door inside the classroom as you exit to the hallway. Plan of Correction: The first aid kit was relocated.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M Description: Based on record review, the center did not have all the required information on the injury report form. Evidence: 1. The inspectors reviewed three injury report forms and they did not have all the required information on them to be completed such as time parent was notified. Plan of Correction: Incident report from replaced with form that is follows the standard.
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1 Description: Based on record review, the center did not have original criminal history record reports on file Evidence: 1. The inspectors requested to see volunteer #1 and volunteers #2 criminal history record report and staff #2 stated it had not been completed. Plan of Correction: All parents submitted background checks 11/10/2017.
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2 Description: Based on record review, the center did not have central registry findings within 30 days of employment or volunteer service. Evidence: 1. The inspector reviewed six staff records and two parent volunteer records. Staff #1 was hired 8/16/2017, staff #4 was hired 8/16/2017, and staff # 6 was hired 1/1/2016 and none had central registry checks on file. 2. The inspector asked to see central registry findings for the two parent volunteers and were told that had not been completed. Plan of Correction: All parents submitted background checks 11/10/2017. Completed background check on staff has been received.
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