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Gifted Minds Academy, Inc.
3500 King Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707
(757) 399-1920

Current Inspector: Emily Walsh (757) 404-2575

Inspection Date: April 4, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 INTRODUCTION
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 PROGAMS
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on 4/4/19 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. Licensing Inspector arrived at 12:00 and departed at 1:30 PM to conduct an unannounced renewal inspection. At the time, there were six children (aged 12 months through four years in care with one staff member. Children were observed napping. The sample size was three staff and six children. A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-B
Description: Based on review of three staff records, it was determined that the vendor did not ensure that all staff completed Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff within 90 days of employment. Evidence: Staff #3, whom staff #1 verified had been working since December, did not have documentation of completing preservice training on file.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that staff #3 completes preservice training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-F
Description: Based on review of three staff records, it was determined that the vendor did not ensure that all staff completed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid within 90 days of employment. Evidence: Staff #3, whom staff #1 verified had been working since December, did not have documentation of completing CPR and first aid on file.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that staff #3 completes CPR and first aid training.

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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