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Global Engineers Academy
2932 East Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 739-1731

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: April 30, 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)

Technical Assistance:
The following was discussed with the program director: - Background check regulations - Completion of children's records by parents to include N/A if information does not apply - Cleaning and sanitizing procedures - Labeling of food from home with children's names and the date

Comments:
An unannounced, mandated monitoring inspection was conducted today. The inspector arrived at 11:52 Am and departed at 2:00 PM. Five children were in care with one staff. Morning activities, lunch service and nap time were observed. A sample size of five children's records and two staff records were reviewed. No children's injuries were reported. The director stated that no medication is administered to children in care. An exit meeting was conducted with the program director prior to closure of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based upon review of six children's records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that they have obtained documentation that each child has received the immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child can attend the center. Evidence: 1. According to the record provided, child 2 began attending on 3/28/2018. The record did not include documentation of immunizations. 2. According to the record provided, child 3 began attending on 3/14/2018. The record did not include documentation of immunizations. 3. Staff 1 was unable to provide documentation of immunizations for child 2 or child 3.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: In the future, no children will be allowed to attend without documentation of immunizations. The parents will be contacted today and informed that the children cannot attend without the immunization records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based upon review of six children's records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that each child has a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician before the child's attendance or within one month after attendance. Evidence: 1. The record provided for child 2 indicates that the child began attending on 3/28/2018. The record does not include documentation of a physical examination. 2. The record provided for child 3 indicates that the child began attending on 3/14/2018. The record does not include documentation of a physical examination. 3. Staff 1 was unable to provide documentation of physical examinations for child 2 or child 3.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Physicals will be required within 30 days of attending for all enrolling children. Parents will be contacted today and will be required to provide documentation of physical examinations.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based upon review of six children's records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that a record is maintained for each child enrolled that contains all required information. Evidence: 1. The record provided for child 3 does not have the address for one of the two required designated persons to be contacted in an emergency when a parent cannot be reached. 2. The record provided for child 5 does not have documented the child's first date of attendance. 3. The record provided for child 6 does not have the addresses for either of the two required designated persons to be contacted in an emergency when a parent cannot be reached. 4. Staff 1 was unable to show documentation of the above in the records for 3, 5 and 6.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: All children's records will be reviewed to ensure that all required information has been completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based upon review of two staff records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that staff records include all required documentation. Evidence: 1. The records provided for staff 2 and staff 3 do not have indicated the job titles and verification of ages. 2. The records provided for staff 2 and staff 3 do not include documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment. 3. Staff 1 verified that the above information was not documented in the records for staff 2 and staff 3.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Job titles and verification of age will be documented in all staff records. Telephone references were obtained and will be placed in the staff records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based upon review of the record and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that there is always at least one staff member on duty who has obtained within the last three years, instruction in performing the daily health observation of children. Evidence: 1. Upon arrival of the inspector at 11:25 until 11:52 AM, no staff member was on duty with instruction in performing daily health observation of children. 2. Staff 3 stated that she had not had instruction in performing daily health observation of children..

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The program director has received the daily health observation training and will ensure that all staff are trained so that at least one staff person with the training is on duty at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-C
Description: Based upon observation and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that during the stated hours of operation there is always on the premises when one or more children are present, one staff member who meets the qualifications of a program leader or program director and an immediately available staff member, volunteer or other employee with direct means of communication between the two of them. Evidence: 1. Upon arrival of the inspector at 11:25 AM. staff 3 was the only staff at the facility with five children, ages . There was no documentation to verify that staff 3 is program leader or program director qualified. A second staff person, staff 1 did not arrrive until 11:52 AM. 2. Staff 3 stated that staff 1 had just stepped out for a short while.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The director will ensure that there is always on the premises during stated hours of operation when children are in care, one staff member who meets program leader or program director qualifications and an immediately available staff member, volunteer or employee.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-D
Description: Based upon observation, the facility has not ensured that pillows, when used, are assigned for individual use and are covered with pillow cases. Evidence: Four children took pillows from the reading center for use during nap time. The pillows were not assigned for individual use or covered with pillow cases

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: If a parent would like their child to have a pillow, they will be told that the pillow must be clearly labelled with the child's name and must be covered with a removable pillow case.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based upon observation, the facility has not ensured that children's hands are washed with soap and running water or disposable wipes before and after eating meals. Evidence: After eating lunch, only two of the five children washed their hands directly after eating. The three children who did not wash their hands were instructed to get a book and sit on the carpet.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: All staff will be reminded that children must wash hands immediately before and after eating.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based upon review of two staff records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that they have obtained a child protective services (CPS) central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. According to the record provided, staff 2 was hired on 3/13/2018. results of a CPS central registry finding was not in the record, nor was there documentation of any follow-up with CPS regarding the requested finding. 2. Staff 1 was unable to provide documentation of results of a CPS central registry finding for staff 2.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: The director will follow-up with child protective services to determine whether the registry search was completed and to take whatever action advised by CPS. All communication with CPS will be clearly documented in the staff records.

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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