Little Eagles Child Development Center
39 Polk Street
Montross, VA 22520
Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 625-2304
Inspection Date: Nov. 30, 2018
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.
- Technical Assistance:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 10:45 AM until 1:15 PM. During the inspection the following ratios were observed with a total of 28 children present during the inspection: Infants - 5 children with 1 staff ? see violation notice Toddlers - 5 children with 1 staff Twos ? 6 children with 1 staff ? see violation notice Preschool - 12 children with 1 staff ? see violation notice School age children were not present during the inspection. The children and staff were engaged in a variety of activities while the licensing inspector was on the premises. Children were observed playing with toys, having books read to them, singing songs, painting, building with legos, creating patterns, playing with a doll house, taking bathroom breaks and washing hands, eating lunch and resting at nap time. All areas of the center including classrooms, hallways, kitchen, bathrooms and outdoor play areas were inspected. The center was equipped with toys and supplies and items were available to the children. The following information was reviewed: injury reports, daily sheets, infant feeding schedules, daily attendance, practiced emergency drill logs, parent agreements, staff training information and liability insurance. The center?s first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. A member of management stated medication was not present at the center. Five children and five staff records were reviewed Last documented health inspection: 06/28/2018 Last documented fire inspection: 05/23/2018 Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and returned it to me within five calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word ?corrected? is not acceptable. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 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). If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Lynn Powers at (804) 662-9790.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A Description: Based on review of five children's records, one record did not contain the required information. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the record for Child #2 did not contain the address for one of the two emergency contacts listed. Plan of Correction: This file was corrected with the emergency contact info.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on review of five staff records, two records did not contain the required information. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the records for Staff #1 and Staff #2 did not contain documentation of education to qualify staff as a program leader. Staff were identified as program leaders to the licensing inspector by a member of management. The staff were observed working during the inspection. Plan of Correction: The director in charge gave the wrong program leader name for that class. The program leaders were absent that day and the aides were subbing for the lead teachers who have their certification.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C Description: Based on the review of five staff records, three staff members did not obtain the required hours of annual training. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the record for Staff #1 (hire date 09/12/13) indicated Staff #1 obtained 12 hours of training from September 2017 through September 2018. The record for Staff #2 (hire date 04/18/13) indicated Staff #2 obtained 10 hours of training from April 2017 through April 2018. The record for Staff #3 (hire date 07/14/17) indicated Staff #3 obtained 14 hours of training from July 2017 through July 2018. Staff is required to obtain at least 16 hours of annual staff development training. Plan of Correction: Annual hours required training will be conducted as a group training on line so that all employees will be up to date on training hours.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C Description: Based on observation, review of documentation and interview, the center did not ensure the required staff-to-child ratio was maintained for the youngest child in the grouping. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed six children being supervised by one staff member in the Twos classroom. Child #3 was one of the six children present in the Twos classroom. Child #3 turned 21 months of age in November 2018. The required staff-to-child ratio is one staff person for every five children, 16 months to two years of age. Plan of Correction: An additional staff was hired to help with the classroom ratio.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-1 Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not maintain the required staff-to-child ratio for children birth to 16 months of age. Evidence: At approximately 11:00 AM, during the inspection, the licensing inspector observed four children in the Infant classroom being supervised by one staff member. At approximately 11:10 AM, the licensing inspector observed Child #2 being dropped off to the Infant classroom, leaving five Infants being supervised by one staff member. A member of management stated a staff member had called out for the day and the substitute teachers were not able to come in for the day. The required staff to child ratio was one staff member for every four children, birth to 16 months of age. Plan of Correction: Additional staff will be hired to help with the part time drop in ratio in the classroom.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-4 Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not maintain the required staff-to-child ratio for children three years to the age of eligibility to attend public school, five years by September 30. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed 12 children in the Preschool classroom being supervised by one staff member. A member of management stated a staff member had called out for the day and the substitute teachers were not able to come in for the day. The required staff to child ratio was one staff member for every 10 children, three years to the age of eligibility to attend public school, five years by September 30. Plan of Correction: Additional staff will be hired to help with classroom ratio.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A Description: Based on observation, staff did not wash their hands and the hands of the children after each diaper change. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed Staff #1 change the diapers of two children in the Toddlers classroom. After each diaper change, Staff #1 sat the child down on the floor and proceeded to pick up the next child and begin the diapering process without washing the child's hands or her own hands. Plan of Correction: A staff meeting was held which included the proper hand washing procedure during diaper changing and bathroom time.
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