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Andy Taylor Center for Early Childhood Development
213 Fourth Street
Farmville, VA 23901
(434) 395-4868

Current Inspector: Victoria E Dawson (540) 309-2674

Inspection Date: July 22, 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)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was completed on 7/22/19. There were 12 children in care in two groups with six staff supervising. Five children?s records and five staff records were reviewed. There were three prescription and one over-the-counter medication reviewed for three children in care. The inspector arrived at the center at 9:30 am and departed at 3:15 pm. The children were observed during departure and arrival back to the center for a field trip, during free time in the classrooms, during lunch, and during nap. There was discussion with the director/owner about the following: program leader qualifications/documentation in each staff person's file, field trips, individually assigned cots, a second shelter-in-place for the year, emergency numbers available on field trips and at each phone, an Intensive Plan of Correction (IPOC) that will be required from this inspection's repeat/systemic/high risk violations.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: REPEAT VIOLATION Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that all required information was documented in each child's record. Evidence: 1. The record of child #1 did not have documentation of the following required information: the second emergency contact person's address, previous child care and schools attended, name of any additional programs or schools that the child is concurrently attending and the grade or class level (there was no space on any form to document the last two items listed). 2. The record of child #2 did not have documentation of the following required information: the child's first date of attendance, the father's address, phone number, the father's work place, the father's work phone number, the name, address, and phone number for two emergency contacts (the parents were listed and the Standards require two people designated to be called in an emergency if the parents can not be reached), previous child care and schools attended, name of any additional programs or schools that the child is concurrently attending and the grade or class level (the spaces to document this information were left blank on the page in the child's application). 3. The record of child #3 did not have documentation of the following required information: the child's first date of attendance, the father's work phone number (there was a work place documented), chronic health problems (space to document this was left blank), previous child care and schools attended, name of any additional programs or schools that the child is concurrently attending and the grade or class level (there was no space on any form to document the last two items listed). 4. The record of child #5 did not have documentation of the following required information: a phone number for one of the child's emergency contacts, proof of identity.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parents provide all required information. The emergency contact information for child #2 was completed during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that each staff record contained documentation of all required information. Evidence: 1. The records for staff #3, #4, and #5 did not have documentation of a name, address, and phone number of a person to contact in an emergency. 2. The records for staff #1, #2, and #3 did not have documentation of the staff person's job position.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection. All information was documented.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-1
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to ensure that there was a staff person trained to safely perform medication administration practices listed in 22 VAC 40-185-510, whenever the center has agreed to administer prescribed medications (MAT training) the administration shall be performed by a staff member or independent contractor who has satisfactorily completed a training program for this purpose approved by the Board of Nursing and taught by a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine, or pharmacist; or administration shall be performed by a staff member or independent contractor who is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia to administer medications. Evidence: 1.There was a child in care who has allergy to egg and nuts. The child has two prescription medications for this allergy. There was no MAT trained staff person at the center from approximately 8:40 am until approximately 9:40 am while the child was present. During this time, the MAT trained person was at the field trip site preparing the activity for the field trip and the children were at the center eating morning snack and then walking to the field trip site.

Plan of Correction: Additional staff will be MAT trained so someone is available at all times. A MAT trained person will be available when the child is present at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that 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 two aerosol spray cans (paint and primer in one can and artificial snow) observed in an unlocked cabinet. Both had "Keep Out of the Reach of children" and other cautions/warnings on the cans.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection. Staff #2 locked the two sprays.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances not kept in original containers were labeled to clearly indicate the contents. Evidence: 1. There were two generic spray bottles with substances in them. The bottles were not labeled to indicate the contents.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection. Staff #2 labeled the spray bottles.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that sunscreens that had been used were stored and labeled as required. Evidence: 1. There were six sunscreens that were observed to have been used and were not labeled with a child's name. 2. There were approximately 20 sunscreens and one spray insect repellant that were not kept in an area inaccessible to the children. There was a basket with all of the sunscreen and insect repellant items in it that were located in an unlocked cabinet under the sink in the classroom that was floor level. There were eight children in the classroom who were all under the age of five years.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection. The basket of items was locked in the cabinet and all sunscreens were labeled.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to ensure that there were two triangular bandages in the first aid kit. Evidence: 1. The first aid kits that were taken on the field trips were observed. There were no triangular bandages in them. Two are required in each first aid kit.

Plan of Correction: The director will purchase and place in each first aid kit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: REPEAT VIOLATION Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that monthly practice evacuation (fire) drills were practiced and and documented. Evidence: 1. The fire drill records were reviewed. There was no documentation of fire drills for April and June 2019. 2. A staff person in charge (staff #6) verified the lack of documentation of the evacuation drills.

Plan of Correction: A fire drill will be completed and documented each month.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-N
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that no child shall be allowed to drink or eat while walking around. Evidence: 1. There were two children observed walking around with sippie cups and were drinking from them while walking around. The two children were three and four years old.

Plan of Correction: Children will be directed to sit while drinking. Staff will be reminded of this requirement in a training next week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-580-L
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that there was parent permission for a field trip before the scheduled activity. Evidence: 1. The children were observed to go on a field trip to "LCVA." The parent permission forms were observed and this location was not on the permission forms. 2. Staff #6 verified that the trip in which the children went on during the inspection was not on the parent permission form.

Plan of Correction: A blanket permission form will be used in the future with notification to the parents of the specific trips on a weekly basis.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: REPEAT VIOLATION Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that there was a completed search of the DSS central registry within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. There were no completed DSS searches of the central registry for staff #1, #2, and #5. Staff #1 hire date was 1/22/19, staff #2 hire date was 8/13/18, and staff #5 hire date was 6/10/19. There was documentation of a sent date of the search for staff #1 on 1/23/19, for staff #2 was sent 8/13/18, and for staff #5 was sent 6/10/19. There was no documentation of follow-up with the Office of Background Investigations for these searches. 2. The staff person in charge (staff #6) did verify these searches missing in the records.

Plan of Correction: The director will contact Office of Background Investigations to follow-up on the missing central registry checks.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that each staff person had a fingerprint prior to hire. Evidence: 1. Staff #3 was hired 5/13/19. The fingerprint was completed 5/14/19.

Plan of Correction: All staff will have fingerprints prior to hire.

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