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S. Independence KinderCare
2032 S. Independence Blvd
Virginia beach, VA 23456
(757) 471-2221

Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487

Inspection Date: Feb. 8, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced inspection on 02/08/19 in response to a self-report that was received in the licensing office on 02/05/19 regarding allegations in the area of supervision. Interviews were conducted with staff , records were reviewed and observations of the program were made relating to the report. Violations were cited related to the report.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on interviews with staff, documentation and a self report, the center did not ensure the care, protection and guidance when supervising children. Evidence: On February 4, 2019 at 4pm, Staff #1 took the Pre-K1 class outside on the playground. Staff #1 did not follow the center's policy of documenting the children's transitions on a "Name-To-Face" sheet. As a result, four year-old child #1 was left unsupervised in the classroom of the center for about 2 minutes before being discovered by the Program Director. When the Director took child #1 outside, Staff #1 reported she was unaware child#1 was not outside.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the interview: The child was taken outside to the staff member. The child's parent was called. The staff #1 was written-up and demoted to an assistant. Additional training will be provided.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on interviews with staff, documentation and a self report, the center did not ensure children under 10 years of age were always in sight and sound supervision of staff. Evidence: On February 4, 2019, four year-old child #1 was left unsupervised in the Pre-K 1 classroom for about 2 minutes after the child's Pre-K1 class went on the playground. Child #1 was discovered by the Program Director who was making rounds to each class around 4:00pm. During her rounds, the Program Director confirmed seeing Staff #1 take the Pre-K1 class out the back door to the playground. Two minutes later, after exiting the last classroom, the Program Director reported seeing child #1 in the Pre-K 1 classroom, by himself with his jacket on.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the interview: The child was taken outside to the staff member. The child's parent was called. The staff #1 was written-up and demoted to an assistant. Additional training will be provided.

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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