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James River Elementary
8901 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 592-3462

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Oct. 30, 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 Licensure and Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted on October 30, 2018 from approximately 3:10 pm until 4:20 pm. Upon entrance there were 21 children and 2 staff present with children. The record review sample consisted of 5 children's records and 2 staff records. Children were observed eating snack, playing board games, and coloring. The results of the inspection were reviewed with the assistant center director. There were no medications on site at this time. Areas of non-compliance are noted on the violation notice. Please contact the licensing inspector with any questions (757) 404-0568.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure to maintain and keep at the center a separate record for each child enrolled which shall contain all the required information. Evidence: On October 30, 2018, the following records were determined to be incomplete; 1) The record for child #2 did not include the complete home address for the emergency contact listed. 2) The record for child #3 did not include the required legal paperwork when a parent is listed as an unauthorized pick up for the child.

Plan of Correction: The center director will talk with parents on updating record upon pickup.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on documentation review and staff interviews, licensee did not ensure there was updated an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction. Evidence: On October 30, 2018, the most recent fire inspection was dated 10-7-18.

Plan of Correction: The center director will talk to director to get a copy.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure all the nonmedical emergency supplies were on site. Evidence: On October 30, 2018, there was not an operable working, battery-operated radio in the center.

Plan of Correction: The center director will purchase batteries tomorrow.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review and staff interviews, licensee did not ensure 1of 2 staff records has a Office of Background Investigations (OBI) letter stating eligibility for hire in response to the national fingerprint check prior to beginning employment. Evidence: On October 30, 2018, the record for staff #2 did not have an OBI letter of eligibility. The Center Director and Staff #2 verified Staff #2 has been working in the center for appropriately 2 weeks. Staff #2 was observed working in the center during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The center director will talk with HR and have staff get the check.

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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