The Garden of Children
4 Hoopes Road
Newport news, VA 23602
Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568
Inspection Date: May 21, 2019
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on May 21, 2019 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. The inspection began on or about 11:45 am and ended on or about 5:30 pm. Twelve staff were present with sixty-seven children. Six children's records and seven staff records were reviewed. A licensing inspection was conducted on the same date as the SHSI supplemental inspection; 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. The of the supplemental subsidy health and safety requirements were noted on the violation notice. The results of the inspection were reviewed and verified with the center director during the exit interview. Please contact the Licensing Inspector, Christine Mahan at (757) 404-0568 with any questions.
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-540-A Description: Based on vendor interviews, the vendor did not ensure all staff shall be evaluated by a health professional and be issued a statement that the individual is determined to be free of communicable tuberculosis (TB). Documentation of the screening shall be submitted at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children. The documentation shall have been completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment and be signed by a physician, physician's designee, or an official of the local health department. Evidence: The following records indicated TB screenings had not been conducted as within 30 days of first date of employment. 1) Staff #2's record indicated first day of employment was 5-6-19 and the TB screening available for review was dated 5-18-19. 2) Staff #4's record indicated first day of employment was 10-20-18 and the TB screening available for review was dated 2-25-19. 3) Staff #6's record indicated first day of employment was 2-19-19 and the TB screening available for review was dated 2-21-19. 4) Staff #7's record indicated first day of employment was 5-20-19 and there was not documentation of a TB conducted. The Center Director confirmed the first dates of employment and the dates of the TB screening. Plan of Correction: The Center Director will make sure all new hires will have the TB screening prior to start date.
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-650-E Description: Based on interviews and documentation review, the vendor did not ensure to develop and implement a written policy and procedure that describes how the vendor will ensure that each group of children receives care by consistent staff or team of staff members. Evidence: The Center Director verified there was not a written plan to address consistent care by staff available for review. Plan of Correction: The Center Director will write the plan and train the staff accordantly.
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-770-B Description: Based on interviews and documentation review, the vendor did not ensure the emergency plan contained all procedural components. Evidence: The Center Director verified the emergency plan did not include; 1) Methods to alert staff of a evacuation, shelter-in-place and lockdown. 2) Accommodations or special requirements for infants, toddlers, and children with special needs to ensure their safety during evacuation or relocation. shelter-in-place and lockdown. Plan of Correction: The Center Director will update the plan to include the required information.
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-770-B-5 Description: Based on interviews and documentation review, the vendor did not ensure the emergency plan included all required procedures. Evidence: The Center Director verified the center's emergency plan did not include continuity of operations procedures to ensure essential functions are maintained during an emergency Plan of Correction: The Center Director will update the plan to include the required information.
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-780-A-3 Description: Based on interviews and documentation review, the vendor did not ensure the lockdown procedures shall be practiced at least annually. Evidence: The Center Director verified there was not documentation available for review indicating a lock down procedure was conduced at least annually. Plan of Correction: The Center Director will conduct a lockdown annually.
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