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New Beginnings Family Daycare
4762 Finlay Street
Henrico, VA 23231
(804) 226-2748

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 625-2304

Inspection Date: Aug. 16, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on Friday, August 16, 2019 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards The inspector arrived at 10:30 AM and concluded the inspection at 1:45 PM. The census for today's inspection consisted of 59 children. During the inspection, staff and children were observed coloring, exercising, playing on the playground, washing hands, eating lunch, art, cooking and playing computer games and napping. Children's equipment, learning materials, outdoor and indoor space, restrooms, first aid kit and the nonmedical emergency supplies and injury reports were reviewed. Five children's records and five staff records, annual fire and health inspections, fire drill, lockdown and shelter in place drill logs, daily attendance, and all required postings were reviewed. Medication is administered and medication, authorization forms and allergy plans were reviewed.

The director was available for the inspection and was present at the exit interview at which time inspection findings were reviewed and an Acknowledgement of Inspection form was signed and left with the licensee. Violations were cited and can be found in the violation notice.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation listed on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from receipt. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s); 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Heather Dapper, at (804) 662-7014.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Evidence:
1. On the playground, the edging of the concrete area was elevated from the grassy/mulch play area creating a tripping hazard.
2. Trash/litter was observed on the playground and included three bags of trash, candy wrappers, paper towels and cups.
3. Classroom #3 was observed playing on the playground.
4. The fence surrounding the playground had a gap between the end of the fence and the building. The licensing inspector observed a child squeezing through the gap. A four to five foot drop is located behind the fence.
5. A crushed beer can was on the ground outside of the fence accessible to children causing unsafe conditions such as snagging of the skin.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence:
1. In the kitchen, one bottle of carpet cleaner labeled " Keep out of reach of children" was on the floor in a plastic container accessible to the children.
2. In the kitchen, one bottle of multipurpose cleaner labeled "Physical and chemical hazard" and " Keep out of reach of children" was on the floor in a plastic container accessible to the children.
3. In the kitchen, one bottle of antifreeze and coolant labeled "Harmful or fatal if swallowed or inhaled" and "Keep out of reach of children" was on the floor in a plastic container accessible to the children.
4. Children enrolled in the center access the kitchen as a route to the playground.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation and teacher interview, the facility did not ensure that areas used by children of preschool age and younger shall have protective covers on all electrical outlets.

Evidence:
1. In the hallway access to the playground, the electrical outlets were not covered.
2. The toddlers and two year olds use the hallway to access the playground.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-B
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure that cribs shall be identified for use by a specific child.

Evidence:
1. In classroom #2, four out of five cribs were not labeled for use by a specific child.
2. There were four infants in attendance.
3. The labeled crib was for a child that was not attending on 08/16/2019.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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