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Babysteps Child Development Center Too
6219 Portsmouth Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(757) 966-2572

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: March 14, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Inspector spoke with Director documenting training hours to qualify staff as a program leader during this inspection.

An unannounced monitoring inspection and facility tour was conducted from 10:00am-12:30pm. At the time of inspectors' arrival there were 31 infant to preschool aged children in care with 6 staff members and 1 administrator. Children were observed participating in educational activities, lunch, nap, diapering, handwashing and toileting, outdoor play and transitioning between activities. A sample of 5 children's records and 5 staff records were reviewed. Director reported there have been no injury reports since the last inspection. Medications are not administered at this site. The areas of noncompliance were discussed with the directors during this inspection and are detailed on the violation notice.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: 1. The record for child #1(under 2 years old) did not contain updated immunization documentation. The documentation available was dated 3/12/18. 2. The Director confirmed that updated immunization documentation was not available at this inspection.

Plan of Correction: Director will request updated immunization documentation from parent at pick up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation it was determined the center did not ensure all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. In the 16-24 month room there were small rough nail heads protruding 1/16" from the door frame. 2. In the 2 year old room there were two 1/2" exposed screws on the sides of the Little Tikes wooden art easel. 3. In the Infant room there was an area of splintered wood on the baseboard in the back left corner. There was also a 1.5" long think piece of splintered wood on the carpet between the cribs along the wall on the right side of the room. 4. On the playground outside there was: -a broken blue plastic chair with pinch points in the plastic and exposed rusted metal on the seat area -a scooter with broken plastic pieces -a 6-8" deep hole around one of the gutter drains on the side of the building -a large 3x3' area of depression in the ground -exposed weed barrier cloth coming out from under the mulch at the base of the slide -exposed plastic bags coming out from under the mulch -6" hole between the concrete landing and the dirt/mulch of the playground when entering the play area

Plan of Correction: Repairs will be made. Chair and scooter were removed during this inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-1
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not ensure for each infant, the center posted a daily record which can be easily accessed by both the parent and the staff working with the child. Evidence: 1. During this inspection the infant daily logs for 3/13/19 did not contain all of the required information. 2. Staff confirmed that these logs were not completed for 3/13/19.

Plan of Correction: Director will implement a system in the infant room that will capture the required daily record components for each child.


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