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Mary Bethune Academy
2249 Halifax Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 847-4221

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

Inspection Date: Oct. 10, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
VENDSUB-000 PHYSICAL PLANT
VENDSUB-000 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION
VENDSUB-000 PROGRAMS
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on 10/10/18 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. An unannounced renewal inspection was completed on 10/10/18. There were 37 children present in four groupings from two months through five years present with nine staff observed directly supervising. Eight children's records and one from the last inspection were reviewed. Seven staff records were reviewed. Two emergency medications were observed. The inspector arrived at the center at 9:30 am and departed at 4:00 pm. A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. There was discussion with the owner/director about the following:

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-E
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that all staff providing care to children had first aid and CPR certification training within 30 days of the date of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff #4 who was hired 7/11/18 did not have documentation of first aid and CPR certification.

Plan of Correction: The director will schedule a class.

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.

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