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Babysteps Child Development Center Too
6219 Portsmouth Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(757) 966-2572

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Feb. 13, 2018

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection and facility tour was conducted from 10:20am-12:27pm. At the time of inspectors' arrival there were 25 infant to preschool aged children in care with 5 staff members and 1 administrator. Children were observed participating in educational activities, handwashing and toileting, indoor play and transitioning between activities. A sample of 5 children's records and 5 staff records were reviewed. Injury reports were also reviewed. Medications are not administered at this site.The areas of noncompliance were discussed with the directors during this inspection and are detailed on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on record review it was determined the center did not obtain documentation that each child has received the immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child can attend the center. Evidence: 1. The immunization documentation in the record for child #4 noted that the child was "inadequately immunized". 2. The record for child #5 did not contain any documentation of immunizations. 3. Both of the children were in care during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: Director will request this information from the parents at pick up. Director will ensure all children have the proper immunization documentation prior to attending the center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review it was determined the center did not ensure each child's record contained all of the required components. Evidence: 1. The record for child #2 did not contain an address for one of the two required emergency contacts. 2. The record for child #3 did not contain the complete addresses for the two required emergency contacts and the first date of attendance. 3. The record for child #5 did not contain the complete addresses for the two required emergency contacts and the first date of attendance. 4. The record for child #4 did not contain the first date of attendance.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the parents for the missing information at pick up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined that the center did not ensure that all staff who work directly with children shall annually attend 16 hours of staff development activities that shall be related to child safety and development and the function of the center. Evidence: 1. The records for staff #2(hired 11/12/12) and staff #3(hired 1/18/12) did not contain training hours for 2017. 2. The Director reported that this had been an oversight.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ensure that all staff receive a minimum of 16 training hours annually.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation it was determined that the center did not ensure that all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: In the infant room: - there were staples in the wall slightly protruding and peeling paint at child level - there was a loose staple on the floor - there were empty plastic grocery bags in an unlocked cabinet at child level The above items were accessible to children in care and presented potential injury hazards.

Plan of Correction: The plastic bags and staple were removed during the inspection. All repairs will be made.

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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