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BUILDING BLOCKS PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE CENTER
844 & 848 Jerome Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 583-6389

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: May 29, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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 5/29/18 from11:00am to 2:00pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements. During the inspection there were 94 children ages four months old through ten years old in care with 14 staff. Children were observed participating in various activities in the classroom, eating lunch, and during rest period. Records were reviewed for 12 children and 13 staff/board members. 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 requirements and are identified on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-11
Description: Based on a review of the facility allergy list and 12 children's records, it was determined that the vendor did not ensure that a written allergy care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food to which the child is allergic to and steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction. Evidence: 1. The record for child #11 contained documentation from a physician that child #8 was allergic to eggs. However, there was no allergy plan present for child #8 at the facility. 2. The record for child #12 contained documentation from a physician that child #9 was allergic to eggs, nuts and seafood. However, there was no allergy plan present for child #9 at the facility. 3. Staff #10 reviewed the record for child #11 and child #12, and confirmed that neither child had an allergy plan at the facility.

Plan of Correction: The vendor responded: The parents of child #11 and child #12 will be asked to provide an allergy plan that has been completed by the child's physician. All newly enrolled children with a diagnosed food allergy will have an allergy plan that has been completed by the child's physician prior to starting.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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