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Happy Daycare Early Learning Center II
2548 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia beach, VA 23452
(757) 309-2288

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: Jan. 25, 2019

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
Discussed physical plant.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on January 25, 2019 from 11:00am until 12:45pm. Upon arrival to the facility, there were 15 children present with 5 staff members. The children were observed participating in age appropriate activities, hand washing, eating and napping. A sample of 5 children's records and 5 staff records were reviewed. The licensing inspector toured the facility and reviewed supervision, emergency supplies, practice drills, nutrition, physical plant, required postings, and administration. There were violations cited in the areas of physical plant and background checks. An exit meeting was conducted with the facility director prior to the end of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based upon observation the provider did not ensure that hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. If a key is used, the key shall not be accessible to the children. Evidence: 1. During observation it was found that a storage room in the facility containing hazardous substances was not made inaccessible to children. 2. The unlocked storage room contained paint cans that were labeled keep out of reach of children. 3. The program director toured the facility with the inspector confirmed that the storage room was unlocked and contained hazardous substances.

Plan of Correction: Will make sure storage room is locked.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to obtain a fingerprint background check for any staff who will be alone with, in control of, or supervising children prior to employment. Evidence: 1. There was no fingerprint background check on file for staff #1, #2 and #3. a. Staff #1 has a hire date of 02/9/2017 and was observed caring for children in the licensed program during the inspection. b. Staff #2 has a hire date of 09/09/2016 and was observed caring for children in the licensed program during the inspection. c. Staff #3 has a hire date of 01/22/2019 and was observed caring for children in the licensed program during the inspection. 2. The program director confirmed that staff #1, #2 and #3 did not have fingerprint background checks on file.

Plan of Correction: Will send staff to get fingerprints.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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