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First Discovery Child Development Center
5355 Lila Lane
Virginia beach, VA 23464
(757) 424-0040

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: May 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
VENDSUB-000 PROGRAMS

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted between 10:15am and 3:00pm. There were 86 children in care with 15 staff and two administrators. Children and staff records were reviewed A walking tour of the facility inside and outside was completed. Children were observed in a variety of activities including teacher and self-directed activities. Required postings, fire and health inspections, first aid kit, medication, emergency items and insurance were reviewed. Violations in the areas of physical plant, staffing and supervision, programs, special care and emergencies and special services were identified and appear on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that areas and equipment are maintained in clean, safe and operable condition. 1 - On the playground there are three play/activity panels that have large areas of cracked plastic with sharp and jagged edges within reach of children. 2 - The shade canopy on the playground is deteriorating as a result there are dangling and loose ropes and string that once held the canopy in place. a. Additionally the entire cloth canopy is covered with fungi, mold and or moss. 3 - On the playground there is large plastic tub that contains dirty standing water, approximately 3 1/2 inches deep, within reach of children. a. Additionally, the tub has a lid that is cracked and broken leaving sharp and jagged edges within reach of children. 4 - Furthermore, on the side of building and accessible to children there are stacks of items, some in disrepair, including but not limited to tarps, cracked plastic chair, picnic table. a. In this same area there is a water fountain that is continuously running. The bowl of the fountain is filled with mud, mold and leaves. 5 - On the toddler playground there areas of visible peeling paint around the bottom of the center building. a. Additionally, there is a multi-color ride on toy that four cracked and broken wheels. 6 - In the 4/5 year old room there is a dangling electrical cord on top of the cubbies. The cord leads to an essential oils diffuser. a. The dangles in such a way that it poses an entanglement and spilling hazard. Staff 4 confirmed the cracked play panels and the deteriorating state of the shade canopy.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1 - In the 2 - 3 year old there is nine cleaning chemicals, sanitizers and air fresheners stored in an unlocked location. a - Staff 4 confirmed that items were stored in an unlocked place. 2 - In the 4/5 year old room there is a cabinet over the coat hooks that has a child proof latch that is not operational. Inside the cabinet there is a bottle of alcohol and a bottle of hydrogen peroxide.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-D
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that cleaning and sanitizing materials are stored in areas physically separate from food. Evidence: 1 - In the 4/5 year old classroom in the cabinet above the coat hooks, is a bottle of alcohol and hydrogen peroxide stored next to the following snack foods; nutty buddy bars and swiss rolls.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that if a hazardous substance is not kept in original container the substitute container will clearly indicate their contents and will not resemble food or beverage containers. Evidence: 1 - There is a 16 ounce water bottle on a shelf in the two year old bathroom. The bottle contains a clear liquid. a. When shaken the liquid produced suds. 2 - Staff 4 stated that contains of the bottle was a product called "odo-ban" and is used for cleaning. 3 - The only label on the bottle indicates that contents is drinking water.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on observation when supervising children, the center failed to ensure their care and protection. Evidence: 1 - Staff 2 sprayed surface sanitizer on the changing table in the wobbler room while child 3 was laying on the changing table in the two year old room. The changing tables are arranged in such away that they are touching each other. As a result the mist from the spray reached the adjoining table and the child laying on the table. 2 - Staff 2 confirmed that she sprayed the changing table while child 3 was laying on the changing table next to the one she sprayed.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-370-1
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that when an infant is placed in his crib, he will be placed on his back . Evidence: 1 - Child 1 was observed in his crib on his stomach while staff 1 was patting his back. 2 - Staff 1 stated that she was putting child 1 to sleep.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that staff wash their hands with soap and running water before and after a diaper change. Evidence: 1 - Staff 1 was observed wearing gloves she used to change the diaper of child 2 and dispose of diapering items with the same gloves on, as she picked up the child 2 and his pacifier and began to place the pacifier in the child's mouth without first washing her hands. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that she did not wash her hands first.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that disposable diapers are disposed in such a way that neither the staff member's hand touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: 1 - Staff 1 used her hand to open the lid foot operated trash can no less than five times to through away a soiled diaper and other disposable items used to change the diaper of child 2. 2 - In the wobbler room there is a trash can used to dispose of diapers that has a swivel top lid. The diaper must touch the lid in order for a soiled diaper to put inside the trash can.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on review of medication and interview the center failed to ensure that all required policies regarding sun screen are implemented. 1 - in the wobbler room there is bottle of Equate sunscreen. However, there is not a written parent authorization for the sunscreen. 2 - In the two year old room there is spray can of skinsations sun screen with no name and no authorization.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on review of medication and interview the center failed to ensure that all required policies regarding diaper creme are implemented. Evidence: 1 - In the wobbler room there is 1 tube of diaper creme is not labeled with the child's name and a second tube of diaper creme that is not labeled with the child's name and does not have an authorization. 2 - Staff confirmed that the diaper creme is not labeled. a. Staff confirmed that there is not an authorization for the diaper creme. 3 - In the 2 - 3 year old room there are 4 diaper cremes that do not have written authorizations. 4 - There is one diaper creme that expired 9/2017. a. Staff confirmed that four diaper cremes do not have written authorizations and that one diaper creme has expired.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F-4
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that children three years of age or younger may not be offered foods that are considered to be potential choking hazards. Evidence: 1 - The lunch menu today called for baby carrots. All children were served baby carrots. However, the carrots where not cut or prepared in such a way to prevent possible choking. Children as young as 12 months and as old as 3 years were served the carrots.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that prepared infant formula is dated and labeled with the child's names. Evidence: 1 - The infant bottles were observed in the refrigerator fill will formula to be given to children in care today. a. There are 2 bottles in the frig that are dated 5/14. b. There are 4 bottles in the frig inside a zip lock baggie. The bottles are not labeled the baggie is labeled. c. One bottle in not labeled at all.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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