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Bedford Area Family YMCA
1111 Turnpike Road
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 586-3483

Current Inspector: Nicole Scott (804) 588-2372

Inspection Date: June 5, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

An unannounced monitoring inspection was completed on 6/5/19. There were 58 children present. Five children's records and seven staff records were reviewed. Two as needed medications were reviewed. Two inspectors arrived at the center at 11:00 am and departed at 4:30 pm. The children were observed during outside play time, during lunch, during craft activities, during gym time, and during afternoon snack. There was discussion with the assistant director about the following: having a fingerprint completed for staff #5, medications reviewed authorization that expired 6/1/19 (14 days to return or get updated authorization), documentation of staff job positions and education requirements for each, documentation of staff health problems, attending Phase II training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: REPEAT VIOLATION Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing, each staff person had an updated tuberculosis (TB) test/screening. Evidence: 1. Staff #5 last documentation a a TB test was 3/14/17. There was no update in the staff person's record.

Plan of Correction: The staff person will have an updated TB test/screening completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: REPEAT VIOLATION Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. There were multiple cleaning supplies (numerous disinfectant sprays, window cleaners, dish detergents, disinfecting wipes, one aerosol pesticide spray, all purpose cleaners) observed in the pavilion area on a table near the children's lunches and in the kitchen area. All of the supplies were unlocked, some were in cabinets and some were sitting on tables and counter tops.

Plan of Correction: The staff will make sure the door to the kitchen is always locked and all cleaning supplies are kept in the kitchen.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on observation of posted emergency drill documentation and interview, the center failed to ensure that two shelter-in-place drills were practiced annually. Evidence: 1. There was one shelter-in-place (tornado) drill documented in November 2018. There was no other drill documented for 2018. Staff #1 stated that a second drill was not practiced.

Plan of Correction: Two shelter-in-place drills will be practiced for 2019.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Based on observation and interview , the tables used for meal time were not sanitized as required. Evidence: 1. The tables were observed to be cleaned with soap and water prior to the children using them for lunch. The tables were not sanitized before lunch or after lunch. 2. Staff #1 was asked about the method of sanitizing the table cloths used for afternoon snack and staff #1 stated that disinfecting wipes were used. The requirements for sanitizing are to spray or dip the surface in a sanitizing solution and allow to air dry or dry according to manufacturer's recommendations.

Plan of Correction: The staff will be reminded to sanitize the tables used for feeding before and after use.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-M
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that staff sat with the children during meal time. Evidence: 1. The lunch meal was observed. There was a group of approximately 45 children at three long picnic tables. No staff sat with any of the children at these tables. There were five staff observed standing behind the children at the tables.

Plan of Correction: The child care director will remind the staff of this requirement.


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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