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Gloria Dei Lutheran School and Child Care
250 Fox Hill Road
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 851-6292

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: March 1, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
The local agency representative and licensing inspector conducted an unannounced inspection on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:06 am in response to a self-reported incident that the Department received on February 22, 2019 regarding programs. During the inspection, interviews with staff were completed, observations were made in the center, and documentation was reviewed. There was not a violation cited related to programs. Though not part of the self-report information, there was a violation cited regarding staffing and supervision. See violation notice for more details. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at (757) 403-3045.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Based on staff interviews and a review of staff record, the center did not ensure at least one staff member who meets the qualifications of a program leader shall be present. Evidence: 1. During the inspection on March 1, 2019, Staff#1 stated being the only staff present with thirteen Preschool children in care on February 21, 2019. Interview with Staff#2 confirmed that Staff#1 was the one staff working with approximately thirteen Preschool children on February 21, 2019. 2. In Staff#1's record (date of hire: 4/17), the job title was identified as a childcare aide and the documentation available did not verify the program leader qualifications.

Plan of Correction: The staff is currently working with a qualified program leader and the staff has completed the required 24 hours for promotion to program lead.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-4
Description: Based on interview with staff, the center did not ensure the required staff-to-children ratio was followed. Evidence: During the inspection on March 1, 2019, interview with Staff#1 revealed there was one staff with thirteen Preschool children ages three- four years old completing bathroom breaks on February 21, 2019. Interview with Staff#2 confirmed Staff#1 was the one staff present with approximately thirteen children.

Plan of Correction: The center permanently added a staff member for Preschool group to ensure required staff to children ratio are followed.

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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