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Blue Mountain School
470 Christiansburg Pike, NE
Floyd, VA 24091
(540) 745-4234

Current Inspector: Julia Kimbrough (804) 921-7596

Inspection Date: Dec. 10, 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.
22VAC40-191 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:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection, at which play groups, art time, activities, and group time were observed. Children were observed; and staff and children files and other documentation were reviewed. Ten (10) children, aged 2 years-5 years, were found to be in care with 2 staff, office staff, and private school staff. Please contact me if you need further assistance. Thank you for your cooperation. This inspection began at 8:40 am and concluded at 10:15 am.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of staff files the facility failed to maintain compliance with this standard as required relating to PPD tests.

Evidence:
Staff file #1, hire date 10/21/19, did not have the required PPD test or screening. The allowed 21 days to obtain this had expired.

Plan of Correction: This information will be obtained and placed within the file for future review for compliance. Staff files will be reviewed for compliance and updated as needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of staff files the facility failed to maintain compliance with this standard as required relating to documentation.

Evidence:
Staff file #1, hire date 10/21/2019, had only 1 of the required 2 references; did not have proof of education/qualifications for the position held, did not have documentation of any health problems, and did not have an emergency contact.
Staff file #2 did not have a hire date available, and did not have proof of education/qualifications for the position held.
Staff file #3 had only 1 of the 2 required references.

Plan of Correction: This information will be obtained and placed within the files for future review for compliance. Staff files will be reviewed for compliance and updated as needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on review of staff files the facility failed to maintain compliance with this standard as required relating to proof of orientation documentation.

Evidence:
Staff files #1 and #2 did not have verification of orientation as required.

Plan of Correction: This information will be obtained and placed within the files for future review for compliance. Staff files will be reviewed for compliance and updated as needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-1
Description: Based on discussions with staff and review of medications the facility failed to maintain compliance with this standard as required relating to staff qualifications for medication administration.

Evidence:
The facility had recently obtained (2 weeks ago) an Auvi-Q emergency medication for Child A who was recently diagnosed with a peanut allergy (ingestion only). The facility had been a no medication facility until this currently enrolled child received this diagnosis and emergency medication.
There are no staff currently trained in the required Medication Administration Training. Staff stated that they have made initial contact with the appropriate agency to obtain this training and are in the early stages of the training.
The medication is currently being kept within the child's class, in a locked medication area.

Plan of Correction: We will continue with the required training and quickly complete it so to be compliant. In the meantime, staff will review administration practices for this Auvi-Q in case an emergency arises prior to completion of the MAT.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on discussions with staff and review of documentation the facility failed to maintain compliance with this standard as required relating to emergency drills.

Evidence:
There was no emergency escape drill conducted for the month of November 2019 as required.

Plan of Correction: Drills will continue to be conducted and documented monthly for future compliance.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on discussions with staff and review of staff files the facility failed to maintain compliance with this standard as required relating to out of state Child Abuse Registry.

Evidence:
Staff #1, hire date 10/21/19, did not have proof of a requested/completed Child Abuse Search for the state of Minnesota as required. The Sworn Disclosure stated she had lived in Minnesota within the last 5 years.

Plan of Correction: This will immediately be requested and proof of the request/findings will be placed within the file for compliance. Staff files will be reviewed for compliance and any updates needed will be made.

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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