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First Discovery Academy
338 Oyster Point Road
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 882-1000

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: July 24, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 INTRODUCTION
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 PROGAMS
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Technical Assistance:
Discussed children records need to have parents' employers address.

Comments:
Licensing inspector arrived at 10:15 am and departed at 12:40 pm to conduct a licensing inspection and a Subsidy Health and Safety inspection. At the time of the tour there were 82 children in care with 13 staff . Additional staff arrived during the inspection. Children were observed working on developing gross motor skills, tablet activity , variety of stations, tummy time in the infant classroom and movie day in school age class. The sample size consisted of 8 children records and 7 staff records. Areas of non-compliance was reviewed with the director.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-540-A
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the vendor did not ensure documentation of the tuberculosis (TB) is completed with in the last 30 calender days of the date of employment and be signed by a physician, physician's designee, or an official of the local health department. Evidence: Staff #1 date of employment 7/15/2019 the tuberculosis (TB) results were dated 02/08/2019. Staff #2 date of employment 4/05/2019 the tuberculosis (TB) results were dated 04/05/2019. Staff #4 date of employment 4/25/2019 the tuberculosis (TB) results were dated 05/13/2019. Staff #7 date of employment 5/31/2019 the tuberculosis (TB) results were dated 06/25/2019. Staff #1, Staff#2, Staff#4 and Staff #6 TB test results were not completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment.

Plan of Correction: Before hiring we will send TB requirements to potential employees.

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.

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