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Amherst Presbyterian Preschool
163 Second Street
Amherst, VA 24521
(434) 946-5244

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: April 30, 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:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was done today 4/30/19. The inspector arrived at 8:00 AM and departed the program at 12 pm. There were 28 children in care today with five staff supervising the children. The children gathered in the big room in the morning and then went to their individual classroom. The majority of children leave at 1:00 PM but some stayed for the afternoon program which ends at 6:00 PM. One staff's records and four children's records were reviewed during the inspection. All staff's records were up to date. Discussion with director about adding younger children to the grouping, sanitizing tables, and renewal application.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of four children's records, the center failed to ensure that all records were complete. Evidence: 1. Child # 2 did not have allergies completed on the enrollment form. 2. Child # 3 did not have a complete address for one of the two required emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: The director will obtain the missing information from the parents, all information will be monitored.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on review of medications, the center failed to ensure that all medications had an authorization from the parent. Evidence: 1. Child # 4 had an epi pen for a food allergy present at the center on the day of the inspection and no authorization was located.

Plan of Correction: The medication will be returned to the parent today. A new medication and authorization will be required.

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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