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JFK Head Start
12 Grand Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 606-2494

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: May 31, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Please be sure to conduct your second Shelter in Place Drill and one Lock Down drill before the end of the year (and document them on your drill log).

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from. to 12:40 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. At the time of entrance the following adult to child ratios were observed: Classroom A: 16 children, ages 3 to 4 years old, with 2 staff Classroom B: 18 children, ages 3 to 4 years old, with 2 staff An additional (third) staff person was floating between the two classrooms and assisting, as needed. The records sample size consisted of 5 children?s records. Staff records are housed off site and will be reviewed at a separate inspection. Children were observed resting quietly on cots during nap time, having an afternoon snack consisting of bananas and milk, dancing and moving to music, being read to from children's literature and cloring with crayons. Hand washing, restroom procedures and table sanitizing were also observed. Medication administration was not observed. However, 6 medications stored on site were reviewed with regard to storage, labeling, written authorization and required documentation. Staff report no accidents or injuries requiring first aid or medical attention since the last inspection. Thank you for your time during today's inspection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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