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Discovery Place Leesville Road
25 Lewis Way
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Current Inspector: Tara K Martin (804) 588-2371

Inspection Date: Aug. 19, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today 8/19/2019 beginning at 6:20 A.M. and ending at 8:20 am. There were 50 children present today with seven staff. The inspector reviewed five children's and seven staff's records during the inspection. The children were observed during: arrival, free play, and game time.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all TB screenings or test were completed within 21 days of hire or completed within 12 months prior to starting employment. Evidence: 1. Staff # 2 started on 2/18/2019 and the TB test/screening was dated 4/13/2019.

Plan of Correction: In the future all TB test/screenings will be completed prior to starting.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all program leaders had the required documentation needed for the job position. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 was missing a copy of the high school diploma or equivalent.

Plan of Correction: The site director will have the staff person to obtain a copy of the high school diploma or equivalent.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-A
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all staff had the finger print eligibility letters returned prior to starting their position. Evidence: 1. Staff # 3 started on 5/17/2019 and the finger print eligibility letter was dated 5/20/2019. 2. Staff # 4 started on 4/20/2019 and the finger print eligibility letter was dated 4/24/2019. 3. Staff # 6 started on 5/17/2019 and the finger print eligibility letter was dated 5/22/2019

Plan of Correction: In the future all staff will not start in the position until the finger print letter has been returned.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all staff that have lived out side of the state of Virginia in the past five years had a out of state CPS background check requested. Evidence: 1. Staff # 3 and 5 both indicated that they have lived out side of Virginia in the past five years. Staff # 3 and # 5 started on 5/17/2019 and no request has been obtained.

Plan of Correction: The site director will work with the child care director to obtain the out of state CPS checks within 10 days as stated.

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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