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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: Feb. 27, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, February 27, 2018 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector initiated the inspection at 10:00 am and concluded the inspection at 1:45 pm. The Owner/ Director was in attendance during the inspection. Upon the inspector's arrival children (Infants) in the main building were observed playing with soft blocks and interacting with staff. Diapering and feeding were also observed. In the second building the toddlers and preschool children were combined and listening to a story. Children also sang songs and talked about feelings, making happy and sad faces. Later children washed their hands and prepared for lunch. Today's lunch consisted of cheeseburger, bun, mixed vegetables, pineapple and milk. 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. The first aid kits for each building and for the van were checked and found complete. Non-medical emergency supplies were also inspected (see violation notice). The inspector interacted with staff and children in care.

Six staff records and seven children's records were reviewed.
Staff were on site with current CPR, First aid and daily health observation training.
Medications are not being administered. There are no staff with current MAT certification.
The most recent evacuation drill was documented on 01/16/2018. 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 2 staff
Toddlers and Pre-school: 15 children with 3 staff

Fire Inspection: 11/28/2017 Health Inspection 01/11/2018
Violations cited during the previous inspection were checked for corrections. There were two repeat violations cited during today's inspection. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of children's records, the facility did not obtain documentation of a physical examination for each child before the child's attendance or within one month after attendance. Evidence: The record of child #2, enrolled 11/27/2017, did not have documentation of a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I contacted the parent via text during the inspection. I will update the child's file by Monday 03/05/2018.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain all required information for each staff record. Evidence: The record of staff #2, hired 09/11/2017, did not have documentation of two or more references as to character and reputation that were checked before employment.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will ensure that they are completed pre-hire.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not ensure staff obtained 16 hours of staff development annually. Evidence: Staff #4 had documentation of two hours of training for the 2017 year when 16 hours was required.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will review employee files monthly and provide resources for outside training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure a working, battery operated radio was in each building used by children. Evidence: The radio located in the main building did not have batteries and therefore was not operable.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will bring batteries to the center by the next business day.

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: Staff #1 with a hire date of 08/10/2016 had an original criminal history check dated 10/01/2016, exceeding the 30 day allowance to obtain.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will make sure fingerprints are done pre-hire and backgrounds within 30 days of hire.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain a central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff #1 with a hire date of 08/10/2016 had a central registry check dated 12/15/2016 exceeding the 30 day allowance to obtain. 2. Staff #2 with a hire date of 09/11/2017 had a central registry check dated 12/05/2017 exceeding the 30 day allowance to obtain.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will make sure fingerprints are done pre-hire and backgrounds within 30 days of hire.

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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