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Caterpillar Clubhouse # 1
664 Village Highway
Rustburg, VA 24588
(434) 332-6078

Current Inspector: Victoria E Dawson (540) 309-2674

Inspection Date: Nov. 1, 2019

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint inspection was made on 11/1/19. A complaint was received via the online complaint system that the ratio was not maintained in the morning hours during drop off times especially during the school year.

The center was found to be out of ratio during drop off times while the school-age children were present.

The inspection was completed on 11/4/19 and emailed to the director on that date.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to ensure that when children are regularly in ongoing mixed age groups, the staff-to-children ratio applicable to the youngest child in the group shall apply to the entire group.

Evidence:
1. Based on observation at arrival of the inspector at approximately 7:15 am, there were 12 children present with one staff member in the gym area. The ages of the children were: three two year olds, two three year olds, seven school-age children. The ratio required would have been one staff person for every eight children based on the age of the youngest child.

2. At approximately 7:30 am there were 13 children (four two year olds, two three year olds, seven school-age) with one staff person. The required ratio would still be one staff for eight children.

3. According to staff #1 and #2 the mixed age group is a regularly occurring practice every morning from opening of the center throughout most of the day.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected while the inspector was present as another staff person arrived at approximately 7:45 am. A third staff person arrived at approximately 7:50 am. All of the school-age children left between 7:35 am and 8:15 am. The director will have a second staff person for this group to report at 7:00 am starting Monday.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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