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Lyn-CAG Children and Family Head Start and STEP-UP at Moneta
1077 Town Circle Way
Moneta, VA 24121
(540) 297-1836

Current Inspector: Victoria E Dawson (540) 309-2674

Inspection Date: Sept. 21, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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)

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted in the center on September 21, 2018. The LI observed 10 children in care, as reported 11 children are currently enrolled. There were two staff present in the classroom with the children. An additional third staff member was also present in the center for a portion of the inspection and was engaged with the children. The children were observed as they participated in selected centers, during the lunch meal, nap time and outdoor play on the fenced play ground. The children were served an afternoon snack prior to departing from the center. Dismissal procedures were observed. A sample of 6 children's records and 4 partial staff records were reviewed. Documentation of the center's annual fire and health inspections was current. A prescribed medication was observed in the center. The center was maintained clean and was supplied with age appropriate materials and play equipment. Staff were observed interacting with the children. A discussion was held with the Lead Teacher regarding the playground equipment and potential hot equipment surfaces when exposed to the sun for extended hours. Findings of the inspection were reviewed at exit with the Lead Teacher. If you have any questions, please call (540)309-2310. The complete staff records were reviewed on 8/30/18 at the administration office prior to this on-site inspection. Thank you.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center failed to ensure a prescribed medication was maintained in the original, labeled container. Evidence: The package for a prescribed, emergency medication for child #6 noted an expiration date of 12/17, the expiration date of the observed medication in the package did not match the date on the package. The expiration date imprinted on the medication had not expired.

Plan of Correction: Parent contacted pharmacy and had the label printed to match medication information in original labeled container and this was placed on the outside container inside classroom first aid kit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on the LI's inspection of the FA kit, the Center failed to ensure the required first aid kit was supplied with the following items: an ice pack on the bus which is used to transport children to and from the center and on field trips; and one additional triangular bandage.

Plan of Correction: Triangular bandage to be obtained and placed in the first aid kit on bus; ice pack placed in bus first aid kit (09/21/18).

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center failed to post emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place procedures in a location conspicuous to staff and children on each floor of the building. The emergency exit maps were posted in the center.

Plan of Correction: Center Emergency Plans that include emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place to be posted and a short step by step procedure of a fire or fire drills to be posted beside each map. Staff were trained by alarm company in the operation of fire system and how to reset fire system for a fire or any fire drills.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center did not have food available at the lunch meal for second helpings of food which are listed in the USDA's child and adult care meal patterns. Evidence: The LI heard two children request additional fruit during the lunch meal, staff explained to the children that there was not enough for everybody to have seconds. Meals are prepared and catered to the program from the public school.

Plan of Correction: Cafeteria is to supply enough food to provide second helpings.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-580-C
Description: The Center failed to ensure that during transportation of children that the center's name, address and phone number were posted on the bus. Evidence: The bus used for transportation of the children to and from the center was observed by the LI at dismissal time, the name, address and phone number of the center was not located in the bus.

Plan of Correction: Center's name, address, and phone number are posted on Head Start bus.


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