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Abingdon Child Development Center - Head Start
152 Highland Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 628-9932

Current Inspector: Sara Tallman (276) 608-3749

Inspection Date: May 20, 2019 and May 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced inspection was conducted today, 5/20/19. Upon arrival to the center the classes were cleaning up from breakfast. Each class then wash hands, brushed teeth and began their day. The classes participated in circle time, practiced their graduation routine and then went outside to play on the playground. There were 35 children in care with seven teaching staff, center director, family service advocate, two center aides and two kitchen staff present during the inspection. A review of children and staff records was also conducted. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your inspector. Inspection began: 8:50 am and ended 10:40 am.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not maintain the playground area in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. The blue four seat teeter totter and the swing set and chains have paint that is peeling. These areas are accessible to the children. 2. The timber around the red fire engine has deteriorating wood that is a tripping hazard and is also sharp and splintering.

Plan of Correction: A work request will be made to maintenance to have these areas repaired.

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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