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Happyland Day Care Center
1227 Translyvania Avenue
Chesapeake, VA 23324
(757) 543-3239

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: May 9, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring was conducted from 10:15am through 11:45am. There were 15 children in care with three staff and the center cook. Children present ranged in age from two to six years old. Children and new staff records were reviewed. Required posting, annual inspections and emergency evacuations were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including snack and outside play. A single violation regarding physical plant was identified and appears on the violation notice. This violation was reviewed with the owner at the conclusion of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that all areas are maintained in safe condition. Evidence: 1 - There is a set of four steps that leads from the classroom to the outside play space. There is not a guardrail on the left side of the steps which creates a 2.5 foot drop of to one side. a. Children used the steps during the inspections. 2 - Staff 1 stated that she was unaware that a guardrail was needed on both sides of the steps.

Plan of Correction: A guardrail will be placed on the left side of the steps as soon as possible.

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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