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S. Independence KinderCare
2032 S. Independence Blvd
Virginia beach, VA 23456
(757) 471-2221

Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487

Inspection Date: July 23, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced inspection was conducted between the hours of 9am -12pm. A sample of 2 staff and 2 children's records were reviewed. Children were observed during circle time, playing video games and playing in learning centers. Infants were observed sleeping in cribs and being held by staff.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on a record review the center did not ensure all staff had the required repeat tuberculosis testing/screening at least 2 years from the date of the last one. Evidence: Staff #1's last tuberculosis screening was dated 04/17. The program director confirmed that was the last one she had documentation of.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview: This was an oversight. The program director sent staff #1 to obtain a TB screening that same day. Results will be in the file within 3 days after it's read.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. There was peeling paint on the wall in reach of the children in the school-age room by the art able and in the twos room by the window. 2. In the school age room there were several dangling cords coming from the mounted television and other electrical devices sitting next to the television and cord on a tall cubby. The cords dangled and posed a tripping hazard.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview: The peeling paint will be removed and the cords were secured during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. In the 3 year-old room there were 3 disinfectant spray bottles on the bottom shelf of an unlocked cabinet.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview: The cabinet was locked during the inspection and the program director will remind staff to keep all hazardous substances in a locked place.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all electrical outlets had protective covers. Evidence: There was a power strip in the directors office that had 3 outlets that did not have covers. A preschool child was observed in the directors office when the inspector first arrived.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview: The program director will place outlet covers on all electrical outlets.

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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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