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Altavista Area YMCA Discovery Place -Tomahawk
Tomahawk Elementary
155 Bee Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 369-6842

Current Inspector: Kelly Ann Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Aug. 29, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was done today 8/29/2018 beginning at 3 P.M. and ending at 5 P.M . There were 54 children present today. The children were observed today during arrival, gym time, table games, afternoon snack and homework. During the inspection six children's and seven staff's records were reviewed. Discussion with site director: program leader training and documentation, and documentation for records

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-B
Description: Based on review of the most recent health inspection the center failed to ensure that an annual inspection was completed. Evidence: 1. The most recent inspection was completed on 8/2/2017.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that the health inspector has not been around yet. She will obtain a copy from the school once she arrives.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review of emergency drills, the center failed to ensure that all required drills were conducted. Evidence: 1. In 2017 only one shelter in place drill was conducted on March 17, 2017.

Plan of Correction: The director has already completed 2018's shelter in places drills for the year. In the future all drills will be conducted and documented.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all CPS checks were obtained within the 30 days hire the hire date. Evidence: 1. Staff # 6 was hired on 4/30/2018 and staff # 7 was hired on 4/18/2018 and the CPS was returned 7/23/2018 and there was no documentation in the records that contact was made with the OBI (office of background investigations).

Plan of Correction: In the future all documentation and returned backgrounds will be kept in the staff's 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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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