An Agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Click Here for Additional Resources
Search for Child Day Care
|Return to Search Results | New Search |

A Child's Day Learning Center
1601 Todds Lane
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 826-8759

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: Aug. 15, 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 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
The licensing inspectors conducted an unannounced focused monitoring inspection on Thursday, August 15, 2019 between 1:57 pm to 5:23 pm to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The children in care were observed by the licensing inspector in the various classroom settings. The census for today's inspection consisted of children and staff including administrative/owner staff. The licensing inspectors observed the children in care completing a variety of activities to include participating in twister activity, engaged in free play in classrooms, completing bathroom breaks, napping, diapering, and interacting with peers and staff. The licensing inspector also completed observations of parent pick ups. The center's classrooms, bathrooms areas, and . There were five children?s records and five staff's record reviewed during this inspection. The required posting were inspected. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (757) 403-3045.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview with staff, the center did not ensure to obtain all required information. Evidence: 1. In Staff#3's record (DOH: 6/25/19), one of two reference checks were missing the date of contact, the names of the persons contacted, and the firms contacted. 2. In Staff#3 record (DOH: 6/25/19), written information to demonstrate individual possesses the education, staff development, certification, and experience was not found.

Plan of Correction: Staff#3 reference checked completed as of 8/25/19. Staff#3 was previous hired from former A Child's Day (staff had 10 our required training).

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure all areas and equipment were maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence: The following was observed in the Twos/Threes classroom during the inspection: 1. A protruding screw located on a shelf accessible to the children in care. 2. There was a white vent observed bent with multiple dust particles which moved when touched. 3. There were visible cobwebs on both the upper and lower corners of the windows sills. 4. Exhibit A, B, and C are photographs of these specific areas during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: All observational areas has been cleaned. #'s 1, 2, and 3 has been cleaned as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations, interview with staff, and photographs, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. If a key is used, the key shall not be accessible to the children. Evidence: 1. In the Twos and Threes classroom, there was a bottle of air freshener with the labels " keep out of reach of children" and "caution" located on the book shelf accessible to the children in care in the classroom. 2. The center's kitchen area was observed with the entry door ajar and hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes located on the counter top and window sill with the labels "keep out of reach of children" and "warnings" which was accessible to the children in care. 3. The kitchen's storage closet containing multiple cleaners, disinfectant, penetrating oil with the labels "keep out of reach of children", "warnings" and "danger" was observed with the key in the lock and slightly ajar which was accessible to the children in care during the inspection. 4. Interview with staff confirmed the kitchen entry being ajar and the storage closet with the key placed inside the lock. 5. Exhibits A, B, and C are photographs of the hazardous substances observed in each of the locations during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The Center has a safe locked method and procedures for preventing hazardous substances located in the kitchen area. Owners are unclear if these methods should be discontinued (key to closet will be kept in Program Director office). #1 Staff were retrained on children safety procedures an issued a verbal warning. #2 All hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes will be locked up . (key will be left in PD office) #3 All staff were retrained and verbal/warnings issued. #4 responsible staff was reprimanded and retrained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-D
Description: Based on observation and interview with staff, the center did not ensure all cleaning and sanitizing materials are kept separate from food. Evidence: The following observations were made in the center's kitchen area during the inspection: 1. There was a bottle of hand sanitizer located on top of food located on the countertop. 2. There were disinfectant wipes and a bottle of hand sanitizer located on the window sill not separate from food. 3. Exhibit A and B are photographs taken of the two locations identified where cleaning materials were not kept separate from food.

Plan of Correction: All cleaning, disinfectant, will be locked in closet located in kitchen. key will be kept in Program Director's closet as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Based on observation, review of staff record, and interview with staff, the center did not ensure to have one staff member who meets the qualification of a program leader in each grouping of children. Evidence: 1. There were observation of Staff#3 (DOH: 6/25/19) supervising the school aged children alone throughout the inspection . 2. Interview with staff and owner confirmed Staff#3's position as a Teacher's aide. 3. A review of Staff#3's record did not provide required documentation to support meeting program leader qualifications and interview with staff confirmed documentation not available for verification during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: All staff have been properly identified as program leaders in each grouping of children. All staff have be retrained as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Description: Based on observations and interview with staff, the center did not ensure staff to children ratio applicable to the youngest child in the group shall apply to the entire group. Evidence: In the Twos and Threes classroom, staff confirmed the children in this group is a daily mixed age group during operations at the center. During the inspection, there was one staff observed between 1:58 to 2:04 pm with 13 children in the classroom with the youngest child, Child#1(2yrs 6mos). For two year old children the staff to children ratio is one staff member for every eight children. Interview with staff confirmed being the lead teacher and being responsible for the 13 children in care during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: There was 2 staff assigned to 13 children and a scheduled was also given to staff for Student/staff ratio to be met at all times. The staff #2 stepped out of the room for unknown reasons (not acceptable by management) for a period of (6 minutes) (Inspectors observational period 1:58 pm to 2:04 pm. Staff was reprimanded and retraining was implemented as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-A
Description: Based on observation at the center, the center did not ensure cots used by children during designated rest period had a top cover and a bottom cover or one-piece covering which is open on three edges. Evidence: During the inspection, a child in care was observed resting on a cot with only a top cover.

Plan of Correction: All students will have top and bottom cover at all time. 08/25/19

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on review of emergency preparedness plan and interview with owner, the center did not ensure the written emergency plan contained all required components. Evidence: 1. The 24 hour contact telephone number for each of the establishment of center emergency officer and back up officer were missing. Interview with center's owner confirmed this information was not update and not available during this inspection. 2. Shelter-in-place inside assembly points. 3. Staff training requirement and plan review and update.

Plan of Correction: Emergency preparedness plan has been completed with all required components as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observation at the cetner and interview with staff, the center did not ensure shelter-in-place procedures/map shall be posted in location conspicious to staff and children on each floor of each building. Evidence: There was no procedures/maps posted for shelter-in-place during the inspection. Interview with center's owner confirmed this information was not updated, posted, or available for review during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: Shelter in place procedures/map is posted and in place.. staff is currently in training as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review of emergency drills log, the center did not ensure to implement a monthly practice of evacuation drills. Evidence: During the inspection on August 15, 2019, there were no documentation for a July 2019 evacuation drills available upon request.

Plan of Correction: The center will schedule and implement drills as required.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on review of injury records, the center did not ensure to obtain all required information for a written record of children's injuries. Evidence: Four of the injury records reviewed were missing the following information: date/time when parents were notified, documentation on how parents was notified, and any future action to prevent recurrence of the injury.

Plan of Correction: Program Director will review all records to ensure all required information is completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based of observation and interview with owner/staff, the center did not ensure a menu listing foods to be served for snacks during the current one week period. Evidence: Interview with owner confirmed the center provides am and pm snacks to the children in care. There was not a snack menu available upon request during the inspection. Interview with staff confirmed that a snack menu has not been prepared or provided to parent for review at this time.

Plan of Correction: A snack menu has been posted as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on review of staff record, the center did not ensure to obtain a completed sworn statement or affirmation. Evidence: During the inspection on August 15, 2019, Staff#1's, Staff#2's, Staff#3's, Staff#4's, Staff#5's (DOH: 06/25/19) records, there were no sworn statement or affirmation documented for the date of employment.

Plan of Correction: New owners were unclear if current employees record on file from previous owners were acceptable. (staff are current) (documents enclosed).

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of staff records, the center did not ensure to obtain a central registry finding within 30 days of employment or volunteer service. Evidence: During the inspection on August 15, 2019, Staff#1's , Staff#2's, Staff#4's, and Staff#5's (DOH: 06/25/19) records there were no central registry findings found within 30 days of employment.

Plan of Correction: New owners were unclear if current employees records on file from previous owners were acceptable. (staff results pending) All has been filed 08/25/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation and interview with staff, the center did not ensure the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility were posted. Evidence: The most recent inspection was not posted. Interview with staff confirmed the most recent inspection was not posted and had to be located during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Current inspection is posted. Program Director was currently utilizing the inspection for compliance completed as of 08/25/19.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview with owner, the center did not submit Office of Background Investigation (OBI) fingerprinting to obtain the proper OBI determination letter results for all staff. Evidence: In Staff#1's , Staff#2's , Staff#3's , Staff#4's, and Staff#5's (DOH: 6/25/19) records the OBI fingerprinting determination letters results were not available for review. Interview with owner confirmed five of five staff OBI fingerprinting checks were not submitted and results were not available for review during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: New owner were unclear if current employees record on file from previous owner were acceptable. (Staff are current) (Document enclosed).

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review of staff record and interview with owner, the center did not ensure to obtain a copy of the results of an out of state search of the central registry for one staff member. Evidence: In Staff#4's record (DOH: 6/25/19) out of state central registry results were not documented. Interview with owner confirmed an out of state central registry search was not requested during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: Out-of-state central registry of staff was on file. Owners was under the understanding that current out-of-state registry was excepted. (employee no) (employed at A Child's Day) 8/25/19 A Child Day will ensure that all out of town central registry checks be followed up on immediately before employment. 08/25/19

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.

Google Translate Logo
Top