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Mighty Minds, Little Hands International Preschool, LLC
2117 Angus Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 975-4263

Current Inspector: Barbara Workman

Inspection Date: Feb. 26, 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 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was completed on 02/26/2019 from 9:30 A.M. until 1:45 P.M. At the time of the inspection 71 children were in care with fourteen staff and one administrator assistant present. Seven children's records, seven staff records, two medications and required documentations, required posted information, evacuation drills, five injury reports, first aid kits and emergency supplies, and outside play area were reviewed. Children were observed during story time, Dr. Suess Activities that included a math graphing activity, letter matching activity, fine motor skills, infant feeding, diapering, interactions with infants, behavioral guidance, handwashing, lunchtime, and naptime. The exceptions to compliance are noted on the violation notice. If you have questions or concerns contact the licensing inspector at (540)-430-9257 for further assistanc

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on review of children files, the center failed to obtain documentation of immunizations before or on the first day of attendance. Evidence: 1. Child #2's immunization was dated 11/17/2017. First day of attendance was 11/06/2017. 2. Child #6's file did not contain documentation of immunizations. First day of attendance was 02/18/2019.

Plan of Correction: The center was under the impression that we had 30 days from the date of attendance to obtain documentation from parents. In the future we will obtain all immunizations before or on the first day of attendance. The parent brought required documentation that afternoon at pick-up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of staff files, the center failed to obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening within 21 days of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff #1's tuberculosis screening was dated 01/17/2019. Date of employment was 11/08/2018. 2. Staff verified the date of the tuberculosis screening and the date of employment.

Plan of Correction: Center was under the impression that we had 30 days to obtain a TB test after start date. New knowledge was acquired and clarified during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review of staff records, the center failed to ensure an updated Tuberculosis screening was completed at least every two years after the last screening or testing. Evidence: 1. Staff #4's tuberculosis screening was dated 01/12/2017. 2. Staff verified the date of the most current tuberculosis screening on file.

Plan of Correction: Staff # 4 has an appointment scheduled for Monday 03/11/2019 to have her TB screening updated. We will continue to audit files to make sure updates are completed in a timely manner.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all areas of the center were maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. In the Yellow Classrom in the circle time area the wall and molding have paint that is peeling and chipping off the wall. The area is accessible to children. 2. In the Circus Classroom there were foam blocks that are covered in vinyl. The vinyl was peeling and cracking off of the foam blocks. 2. Staff verified that the paint was peeling and chipping off the wall and was accessible to the children.

Plan of Correction: The painting of the walls will be completed by a contractor during the weekend while children are not in care. The blocks in the Circus Room have been thrown out.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all hazardous materials were kept in a locked location. Evidence: 1. In the bathroom in the Yellow Classroom underneath the sink there was Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Febreeze, N1-712 Super Airborne Concentrate Airborne Odor Spray, and Windex Cleaner Spray. 2. In the Circus Classroom on top of the microwave in a container was a can of N1-712 Disinfectant Spray. 3. The warning labels stated "keep of reach of children", "hazardous to humans and animals", and "hazardous substance". 4. Staff verified that the hazardous materials were not in a locked location.

Plan of Correction: Director met with staff to ensure that all requirements for hazardous materials are followed. We discussed making sure the cabinet under the sink is locked at all times. The can in the Circus room was removed during the inspection. Staff were reminded not to "rush" and leave hazardous materials unlocked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that a non-absorbant surface for diapering or changing was used. Evidence: 1. In the Bug Classroom the changing pad on the diaper changing table had a one to two inch tear in it. 2. Staff verified that the changing table had a tear in it.

Plan of Correction: A new mat has been ordered from Amazon.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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