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Great Bridge Children's Center
253 Fresno Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-1385

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: July 22, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Inspector spoke with the Director about 22VAC40-185-550 during this inspection.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 1:22pm-2:37pm. Upon arrival there were 60 children with 6 staff present. Children were observed getting up from nap, free play, handwashing, watching a movie, and departing. A sample of 6 children's records and 6 staff records were reviewed. Injury reports and medications were also reviewed. Areas of noncompliance are detailed in the violation notice and were discussed with the center staff at the conclusion of this inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined that the center did obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: 1. The record for child #5 did not have updated immunization documentation. The documentation available was dated 11/19/18. 2. The record for child #6 did not have updated immunization documentation. The documentation available was dated 3/26/18. 3. The Director confirmed that updated immunization documentation was not available.

Plan of Correction: The Director will review all children's files and request updated immunization documentation as needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not ensure that staff resubmit TB test results every two years. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #4(hired 5/10/04) did not contain updated TB test results. The TB test results available were dated 7/18/17. 2. The director confirmed that updated TB test results were not available during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: The director will remind staff to get updated TB tests/screenings. Updated documentation will be placed in staff files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation it was determined the center did not ensure all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. On the outside playground there were exposed roots below three of the four swings presenting potential trip hazards. 2. In the toddler room there was a 1"x.5" hole in a wood door at child level presenting potential injury hazards.

Plan of Correction: 1. The roots will be removed or covered. 2. The hole was covered during this inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing complied with minimum safety standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in the American Society for Testing and Materials standard F1292-99. Evidence: 1. There was 0-1" of mulch in the fall zones of the swings(4) and slide exit bays(2) during this inspection. 2. The director confirmed that mulch was needed.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that mulch will be delivered and installed.


A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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