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Big Stone Gap Center
309 E. 5th Street North
Big stone gap, VA 24219
(276) 679-0518 (142)

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: March 19, 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)

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection that began at the center at 10:20am and concluded with staff record reviews at the central office at 3:00pm. There were twenty seven preschool children in care: fourteen children with two staff in classroom #1 and thirteen children with two staff in classroom #2. The children were observed playing in the centers and preparing for lunch. Five staff's records and five children's records were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. If you have any questions, please contact your licensing inspector at (276) 608-3758. Thank you for your cooperation.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to have resilient surfacing under and surrounding a piece of playground equipment with moving parts. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed the playground. There was a bouncing play school bus on the playground sitting over grass. There was no resilient surfacing.

Plan of Correction: The Education Supervisor will complete a work order to remove this piece of equipment from the playground.

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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