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Children's Harbor - Chesapeake
2400 Strawberry Lane
Chesapeake, VA 23324
(757) 543-4221

Current Inspector: Arlene Agustin (804) 629-7519

Inspection Date: Oct. 28, 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.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. Upon arrival there were 53 children in care with 10 staff present. A sample of 5 children and 2 staff records were reviewed. Children were observed during circle time and playing in learning centers. Procedures for emergencies was discussed with the director.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a record review the center did not ensure all required information was kept for each staff person.
Evidence:
Staff #1 (hired 10/11/19) did not have documentation of having r written information to demonstrate she has the qualifications for her position as a program leader. The file also had staff #1 listed as a program leader on some paperwork and and an assistant on another.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview:
The director will obtain all required information for staff #1 and maintain it in the file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a safe condition.
Evidence:
In the preschool room there was peeling paint in one of the children's bathroom stalls, in reach of children.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview:
The program director will contact maintenance and have the area of peeling paint repaired.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method.
Evidence:
In the school-age room there was an open box of Borax detergent on a shelf. The warning label read, "Keep out of reach of children" and "eye irritant."

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the program director during the exit interview:
The borax was placed in a locked place during the inspection.

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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