Building Blocks II Day School
3022 Woodlawn Ave
Falls church, VA 22042
Current Inspector: Kristy Atanackovic (804) 629-5032
Inspection Date: May 1, 2018
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.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
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)
- Technical Assistance:
Discussion was held on the topics of current enrollment, current staffing, and a review of changes to background checks with regards to expiration dates, new fingerprint checks to be done through Fieldprint of Virginia & Office of Background Investigations (OBI), new sworn disclosure statements, and to obtain CPS checks from other states as listed from the past five years. The roll out for the new fingerprint checks occurred on January 22, 2018. All finger print checks for existing employees and board officers must be started for each according to the established time table and then completed by September 30, 2018. New employees will not be allowed to start until an ?Eligibility Letter? is on file. Eligibility Letter must for the same center under the same LLC.
The following inspection took place between the hours of 9:54 am through 2 pm. Today, I met with the Staff of Building Blocks II located in Falls Church, Virginia. At the start of this unannounced, non-mandated, monitoring inspection there were a total of 21 children with 7 staff; in 3 rooms. A total of 5 children?s files and 9 staff files were reviewed. The children were engaged in the following: bathroom breaks, hand washing, toy play, infant feeding, diapering, music, story time, lunch, nap time, and other organized activities. If you should have any future questions, please call. Thank you. Charlie Perkins, Licensing Inspector (703) 309-3963
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B Description: Based on review, 1 of 5 children's records reviewed indicated that the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (05/01/2018), a current immunization page for Child #5 was not available for review. 2. The most recent immunization page on file for Child #5 was dated - 10/13/2017. 2. Based on the information on file, Child #5 was under two years of age on the date of inspection. Plan of Correction: An updated immunization page shall be obtained for Child #5 and placed on file.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A Description: Based on review, 1 of 9 staff files reviewed indicated that each staff member did not submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) documentation no later than 21 days after employment. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (05/01/2018), TB documentation was not available for review for Staff #3. 2. The start date for Staff #3 was listed as - 03/05/2018. Plan of Correction: TB documentation shall be obtained for Staff #3 and placed on file.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on review, 2 of 9 staff files reviewed indicated that not all of the required documentation/information was contained within each staff's record. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (05/01/2018), the following staff files did not include at least two references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment: Staff #3 (0 of 2 references); and Staff #9 (1 of 2 references). 2. The start date for both Staff #3, and Staff #9 was listed at 03/05/2018. Plan of Correction: At least 2 references shall be obtained for all applicable staff.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F Description: Based on observation, children under 10 years of age were not always within actual sight and sound supervision of staff. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (05/01/2018), at 9:54 am, the Licensing Inspector (LI) upon arriving at the center, knocked on the entrance door to obtain entry. While standing there, young children were heard crying; emanating from another door to the right of the main entrance. The LI knocked on this second door, but there was no answer. After trying the door handle, the LI found this door to be unlocked, and gained entry into the center; through the door leading directly into the center's Infant room. 2. The LI observed two infant children alone, sitting on the floor crying without adult supervision. 3. After an audible, "Hello," from the LI, a staff person then entered the room 5 to 10 seconds later. Several other staff followed shortly thereafter into the Infant Room. 4. The Owner stated (in an interview conducted on the date of inspection) that the staff were only out in the hallway. Plan of Correction: The children are never left unsupervised. Staff will be reminded that all children under the age of 10 must be within actual sight and sound supervision.
Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-A Description: Based on review, 3 of 9 staff files reviewed indicated that all employees did not undergo a background check prior to their employment. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (05/01/2018), the following staff did not have an "Eligibility Letter" issued by the Office of Background Investigation (OB) contained within their file issued for the child day center: Staff #3, Staff #5, and Staff #7. 2. While both Staff #5 and Staff #7 had an Eligibility Letter in their file, it was not issued for Building Blocks II. These letters were issued for another center that fell under a different LLC. 3. Staff #3 did not have a letter available for review. 4. Staff #3, Staff #5, and Staff #7 were all observed working on the date of inspection (05/01/2018). Plan of Correction: An appointment with Fieldprint of Virginia to obtain an Eligibility Letter from OBI shall be made for Staff #3, Staff #5, and Staff #7 within the next 10 days. Once the results have been returned, our LI shall be contacted in order to review this documentation. The documentation shall then be placed on file at the center. All staff shall have this documentation on file prior to their employment.
Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3 Description: Based on review, 1 of 9 staff files reviewed indicated that the child day center did not obtain a copy of the results of a search of the central registry (maintained pursuant to ? 63.2-1515 and any child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry) maintained by any other state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years for any founded complaint of child abuse or neglect against him or her. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (05/01/2018), an out of state CPS check was not available for review for Staff #6. 2. Based on their information on file, Staff #6 would need a CPS check from the State of Maryland. 3. The start date for Staff #6 was listed as - 04/09/2018. Plan of Correction: A request for a CPS check from the State of Maryland for Staff #6 shall be submitted within the next 10 days. Proof that this request was sent shall be sent to our Licensing Inspector (LI). Once the results have been returned, our LI shall be contacted in order to review this documentation. The documentation shall then be placed on file at the center or family day home. All applicable staff, who live or have lived outside the Commonwealth of Virginia in the last five years shall have an out of state CPS check completed on them. These results shall be placed in the applicable file.
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