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Discovery Place Altavista
1000 Franklin Avenue
Altavista, VA 24517
(434) 369-9622

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Oct. 24, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was done today 10/24/2019 beginning at 9:A.M and ending at 1 PM. There were 47 children in care today. The children were observed during their activities such as playing, eating snack and lunch, outdoor time, swimming and nap . Eight children's and seven staff's record were reviewed. This included newly enrolled children and hired staff.

Discussion with director: using half door in the preschool classrooms and new playground surfacing.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-1
Description: Based on review of the infant daily log, the center failed to ensure that all required information.

Evidence:
1. The infant daily log was missing developmental milestones.

Plan of Correction: The program director will use the original form that contains all required information of the standard.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of eight staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all CPS (child protective service) background checks were obtained and returned with findings within 30 days of hire.

Evidence:
1. Staff # 3 was hired on 2/28/2019 and on the day of the inspection there was no CPS check completed in the staff persons record.

Plan of Correction: The child care director will have the staff to resubmit their CPS check as soon as they are complete and will monitor time frame.

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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