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Faces of the Future Academy, Inc
1350 Anderson Highway
Powhatan, VA 23139
(804) 379-7874

Current Inspector: Jennifer Moore (804) 662-9716

Inspection Date: Aug. 27, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was completed on August 27, 2018 from approximately 10:45a.m. to 2:00p.m. Sixty-one children were in care during inspection. Staff and children were observed engaging in activities to include free play, group time, lunch time, nap time, hand washing and diapering, with adequate staff ratios. Children?s equipment, learning materials, outdoor and classroom space, bathrooms and the center?s first aid and emergency supplies were inspected. The center has not provided transportation for months. Ten children?s records, ten staff records, annual fire and health inspections, fire drill and shelter in place logs, injury reports, daily attendance, liability insurance, emergency preparedness and response plan and required postings were reviewed. The Director was available for interview, inspection and present at the exit interview at which time inspection findings were reviewed and an Acknowledgement of Inspection form was signed and left with the licensee. There were six citations for violations of the Standards for Child Day Centers. See the violation notice on the Department?s public web site for violations of the Standards. Please complete the "plan of correction" and "date to be corrected" for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it within five business days of receipt. Specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. The plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standards, 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s).

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the licensee failed to ensure that a staff submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening no later than 21 days after employment or completed within 12 months prior to employment for one of ten staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #7 was hired on June 28, 2018. 2. Staff #7?s record contained a negative tuberculosis screening dated June 9, 2017. 3. Administrator #1 acknowledged the screening was not within the required 12 month time frame of hire.

Plan of Correction: This cannot be corrected. In the future staff will have to have a negative tuberculosis screening within 12 months of hire or no later then 21 days of hire before they will be hired.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview, the licensee failed to maintain all the elements of staff?s records for two of ten staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #1 was hired in July 2017 and Staff #6 in January 2018 as lead teachers. 2. Staff #1's record lacked documentation of staff development required for the job position. Staff #6's record lacked documentation of education required by the job position. 3. Administrator #1 acknowledged this information was not documented in these staff records. Administrator #1 reported that Staff #1 has completed the required amount of training but has not submitted the documentation for the record and that Staff #6 emailed her college transcripts but these, nor Staff #6's high school completion, had not been documented in the record. Administrator #1 indicated that Staff #6's high school had closed so Staff #6's high school completion could not be verified. Administrator #1 acknowledged this verification attempt was not documented in the record.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on review of staff records and observation, the licensee failed to ensure that a program leader possessed all the required qualifications for the job position for one of ten staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #9 was hired in August 2018 as a lead teacher. 2. During the inspection Staff #9 was observed as the lead teacher in the school age classroom and Administrator #1 was observed as lead teacher in the infant room. 3. Staff #9?s record lacked verification that Staff #9 possessed the required education and/or training to be a program leader. 4. Administrator #1 indicated Staff # 9 was hired ?in a bind? and that usually Administrator #1, who possess the required qualifications, is in the classroom with Staff #9.

Plan of Correction: Required training and education will have to be obtained to continue job positions with these specific qualifications.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the licensee failed to ensure staff obtained 16 clock hours of annual training for one of ten staff. Evidence: 1. Staff #5 was hired on September 26, 2016. 2. Staff #5?s record reflected thirteen hours of annual training for 2016-2017. 3. Administrator #1 acknowledged Staff #5 does not have the required amount of annual training documented.

Plan of Correction: Missing annual training will be completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation of outdoor space, the licensee failed to ensure that areas and equipment of the center are maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. A multicolored plastic boat and a red and gray plastic playhouse were observed on the playground and accessible to children. Both contained areas in which the plastic was broken, creating sharp and jagged edges. 2. Administrator #1 acknowledged these pieces of play equipment were broken.

Plan of Correction: The pieces of broken play equipment will be thrown away.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation of classroom space, the licensee failed ensure that nonabsorbent surfacing was used for diapering. Evidence: 1. Changing table areas, to include changing pads, were observed in three classrooms with children, infant up to three years of age. 2. In each of these classrooms, the changing table pads were observed to have tears and therefore creating a nonabsorbent surface.

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

Disclaimer:

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