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Bears and Blankets Academy of Early Learning
317 N. Lewis Street
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 886-4472

Current Inspector: Maureen Gallagher-McLeod (540) 430-9259

Inspection Date: March 20, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
VENDSUB-000 ADMINISTRATION
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
VENDSUB-000 PHYSICAL PLANT
VENDSUB-000 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION
VENDSUB-000 PROGRAMS
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on 3/20/18 from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements. At the time of the inspection 47 children were present with 10 staff members present. The sample size consisted of five staff's records, five children's records and three diaper ointments. Children and staff were observed during free indoor play, center activities, reading time, singing, dancing during educational lessons, art activities, lunch, nap, hand washing, bathroom break, transitions, and behavioral management. A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection and are identified on the violation notice. The violations from the previous inspection were reviewed for current compliance. No repeat violations were found. If you have questions or concerns contact the licensing inspector at (540) 292-5933 for further assistance.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-D
Description: Based on record review and interview, the director failed to ensure new staff received training in all the required topics prior to the staff member working alone with children. Evidence: 1. Staff 1 was observed working alone with a group of 9 children in a downstairs classroom. 2. The record for staff 1 shows a start date of 3/14/18. The record did not contain documentation of completing orientation training. 3. The director stated she did conduct orientation training with staff 1 however, the training did not include SIDS and safe sleep practices.

Plan of Correction: Staff 1 will be trained in SIDS and safe sleeping practices. Orientation training will include SIDS and safe sleep practices in the future.

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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