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Faith of Life Learning Center
6110 Belmont Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
(804) 674-7777

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 381-8487

Inspection Date: March 22, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
**Reminder: fingerprint results and two references must be obtained before a staff person can be hired. *Be sure and vary the time of day when evacuation drills and shelter in place drills are conducted. Drills have been conducted before 9:00 a.m. and after 3:00 p.m. Drills should be practiced at different times of day and do not need to be limited to times that school agers are present.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted with center director and center staff to determine compliance with the licensing standards. There were 5 children in the infant to twos room with one staff and 11 children in the preschool/school age room with one staff. Please maintain ratios as required. The younger children were waking from rest and the school age children arrived from school via center van. The children had snack - graham crackers and apple juice - and played with age appropriate toys. The last health inspection was conducted 8/8/2018. The last fire inspection is almost two years old - please contact the fire marshal to request an inspection as soon as possible. Five children's files were reviewed - please see Supplemental Summary for missing items. One new volunteer file was reviewed and is in compliance. The facility does not administer medication. Evacuation drills have been conducted monthly; the last shelter in place drill was conducted 3/14/2019. Time of today's inspection: 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Repeat violation: Based on review of five children's records, the facility failed to have documentation of an immunization record for each child prior to the child's the first day of attendance. Evidence: There was no documentation on file of an immunization record for Child C (date of enrollment 3/1/2019).

Plan of Correction: Provider will request the information from the parent again.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-G
Description: Based on review of five children's files, the facility failed to have documentation of having viewed the proof of child identity and age as stated in 63.2-1809 of the Code of Virginia. Evidence: There was no documentation of having viewed proof of identity within the first seven days of attendance for Child C (date of enrollment 3/1/2019 or Child D (date of enrollment 9/21/2018).

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Repeat violation: Based on review of four children's records, the facility failed to have a written agreement between the parent and center by the first day of attendance including a signed statement that 1) the center will notify the parent when the child becomes ill and that the parent will arrange to have the child picked up as soon as possible if so requested by the center and 2) a signed statement that the parent will inform the center within 24 hours or the next business day after his child or any member of the immediate household has developed any reportable communicable disease. Evidence: there was no signed statement signed by Child D's parent.

Plan of Correction: Center director will request the information from the parent again.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Repeat violation: Based on review of center inspections, the facility failed to have an annual fire inspection from the appropriate fire official as required. Evidence: the last documented fire inspection was conducted 7/20/2017.

Plan of Correction: Center director will call the fire marshal to request an annual inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to maintain the required staff to children ratio applicable to the youngest child in the group on a regular basis when children are in mixed age groups. 1) The ratio for three year old children is one staff for every ten children. Evidence: there was one staff person alone with eleven children, ranging in age from three years old to seven years old. The room is consistently out of ratio once the school age children arrive around 3:00 p.m. each day. 2) The ratio for infants under the age of 16 months is one staff for every four children. Evidence: there was one staff alone with five children ranging in age from 14 months to 2 years old. The room is consistently out of ratio when all children are present.

Plan of Correction: Center director has hired a new staff person to assist in the infant/toddler room, which will bring the room into ratio. A new child started 3/1/2019, which added the fifth child to the room. The center director will step into the preschool/school age room in the afternoon to maintain ratio.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the facility failed to clean and sanitize the diapering surface after each use. The diapering surface shall be cleaned with soap and water, sanitized with a bleach water solution or other EPA approved disinfectant, and allowed to air dry for at least two minutes. Evidence: in the infant room, the staff person changed three children's diapers and did not clean or sanitize the diaper table after each use. Staff B stated "I clean and sanitize at the end so the children's clothes aren't ruined."

Plan of Correction: Center director will train the staff on the appropriate diapering procedures. Detailed instructions will be posted by the changing table.

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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