Grand Kids Child Care
3152 Hickory Fork Road
Gloucester, VA 23061
Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045
Inspection Date: July 19, 2019
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on Friday, July 19, 2019 between 11:00 am to 3:30 pm to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. During this inspection, there were 50 children present with 12 staff present. The licensing inspector observed the children in care participating in a variety of activities to include completing a playing with manipulatives, engage in free play with age appropriate equipment,preparing for lunch, eating lunch, transitioning into napping, interacting with peers, completing bathroom breaks, and listening to interactive learning videos. During this inspection, the Big Kids were present during this inspection and were observed eating their lunch and interacting with peers and staff. The center's classroom, bathroom, kitchen, and transportation vehicles were inspected. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies, posted emergency contacts, fire and shelter-in-place drills were reviewed by the inspector. During this inspection, there were six children's records and five staff records reviewed. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (757)-403-3045.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A Description: Based on review of staff record and interview with staff, the center did not ensure each staff member submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening. Evidence: In Staff #5's record (date of hire: 05/20/19) there was not documentation of a tuberculosis screening found. Interview with staff confirmed a tuberculosis screening for staff has not been completed at this time. Plan of Correction: TB tests have been completed, results pending. Director has been reminded of need to have it 7/23 done before staff can begin employment or within 30 days, as opposed to the previous regulation 21 days.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C Description: Based on review of staff record and interview with staff, the center did not ensure all staff resubmit TB test results every 2 years. Evidence: In Staff#2's record (date of hire: 3/31/17), the last TB results was dated 4/27/17. Interview with staff confirmed the staff has not completed TB screen to resubmit results at this time. Plan of Correction: TB test has been completed, results pending. Director will remind staff of upcoming expirations dates and ensure all records are up to date.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A Description: Based on review of fire inspection documentation and interview with staff/owner, the center did not ensure an annual fire Evidence: During the inspection on July 19, 2019, the fire inspection available at the center was dated 4/26/18. Interview with staff/owner confirmed an updated inspection has not been completed by fire department, however several requests to schedule have been made. Plan of Correction: Fire Marshall did inspection on 7/23. He apologized for the delay but they had a change in staff, and he stated from now he will come annually as was done in the past. *Report will be provided once completed by Fire Marshall.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B Description: Based on observation and interview with staff, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: During the inspection, the center's kitchen area was inspected and there were multiple cleaners with the labels "keep out of reach of children" observed under the sink without a locking device. Interview with staff confirmed the kitchen door was not locked which make this area accessible to the children in care in the Dragonflies classroom. Plan of Correction: Staff reminded kitchen door must remain locked at all times. 07/22 Locks will be placed on kitchen cabinets. 07/28
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-A Description: Based on observations in the infant/toddler classrooms, the center did not ensure when a child is placed in an infant seat or high chair, the protective belt shall be fastened securely. Evidence: During the inspection, in Caterpillar classroom five of the children in care were observed being placed in the blue bucket seats by staff for lunch and the protective belts were not fastened. In the Inchworm classroom, one child was placed in a high chair for feeding and there were no protective belt or strapes to fasten securely. Interview with staff confirmed child was not secure by the strapes as they were missing during the inspection. Plan of Correction: Staff reminded of regulation to buckle all children in seats. Belt has been purchased
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2 Description: Based on review of staff records, documentation, and interview with staff, the center did not ensure to obtain Office of Background check (OBI) fingerprinting results for all staff prior to employment. Evidence: In Staff #3's record (date of hire: 5/10/19), the OBI fingerprinting results were dated 05/13/19. A review of staff orientation training confirmed date of hire and date of orientation as 5/10/19. Interview with staff confirmed staff hire date as recorded on orientation document. In Staff#4's record (date of hire: 3/11/19), the OBI fingerprinting results was dated 3/18/19. A review of staff orientation training confirmed date of hire and date of orientation as 3/11/19. Interview with staff confirmed staff hire date as recorded on orientation document. Plan of Correction: Director ensured that OBI was obtained before staff began employment. The first time it was cited (1/2019), the staff member was in contact with children as she had been a former employee with a completed OBI. However, once the director was made aware of the seriousness of the violation, she made it a top priority to prevent this in the future. She mistakenly wrote staff hire dates as the days they were interviewed and offered jobs. However, they did not begin working with children, nor get paid until after she received documentation from OBI. She considered someone starting employment when they are performing job duties and getting paid. This is not specified in the regulation. In the future director will not doing any paperwork or training until OBI is received.
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