The Merit School at The Castle (#9)
6306 Old Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Current Inspector: Laura Brindle (540) 905-2062
Inspection Date: Aug. 12, 2019
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES
An unannounced Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted with the director beginning at 8:50 a.m. and ending at 11:16 a.m. There were forty-one children, ages two months through four years old, in the care of ten staff members. Two infants were observed sleeping in cribs and two were observed being held by caregivers. The older children were observed playing in the home living area, doing art projects, and playing outside on the playgrounds. Ten children's records were reviewed. Five staff members records were reviewed and in compliance. Seven medications and three allergy care plans were reviewed. The first aid kit, flashlight, and weather-band radio were observed and in compliance. The emergency evacuation log was reviewed. The most recent lockdown drill was documented as 6/4/19. The most recent health inspection was dated 10/1/18 The most recent fire inspection was dated 11/19/18. If there are any questions regarding this inspection, contact Shawanda Henderson at 540-216-1434 or S.Henderson@dss.virginia.gov.
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