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First Steps Infant Development Center
1100 East Jefferson Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-5575

Current Inspector: Michelle W. Argenbright (540) 848-4123

Inspection Date: Aug. 22, 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.
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)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 8/22/18 from 10:15 am until 2:30 pm. At the time of the inspection 58 children were in care with 13 staff. The sample size consisted of six children's records, six staff's records and three diaper ointments and supporting documents. Children and staff were observed during outdoor play, educational activities, art activities, free play, story time, clean-up, hand washing, snack, diapering, bottle feeding, lunch, nap, pick-up, transitions, and behavioral guidance. Violations found during this inspection can be found on the violation notice. If you have questions or concerns contact the licensing office at (540) 292-5933 for further assistance.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review and interview, one out of six center staff who work directly with children failed to annually attend at least 16 hours of staff development activities that are related to child safety and development and the function of the center. Evidence: 1. The record of staff 1 only contained documentation of two hours of training from staff member's start date of 7/25/17 to 7/24/18. 2. The director and staff 1 verified the two hours of training was all the training completed for that time frame.

Plan of Correction: Staff 1 was advised to ensure she completes at least 16 hours of training for the time frame of 7/25/18-7/24/19 and provide documentation of the training for the record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on interview, the center failed to obtain written parent authorization to administer diaper ointment for one out of three children. Evidence: The director was unable to find the written authorization form to administer diaper ointment for child 7.

Plan of Correction: The parents of child 7 will be asked to complete a new diaper cream authorization form.

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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