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HRCAP Portsmouth Head Start
3303 Airline Boulevard
Suite 1-A
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(757) 673-0548

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: Dec. 9, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 12:45pm through 4:00pm. There were 83 children in care ages three through four years old with 12 teachers. Children records and staff emergency contact information were reviewed. Required postings, annual inspections, emergency evacuation drills and first aid kit were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including restroom routines, transitions hand washing, snack, nap and play activities. There were not any violations identified during this inspection. Violations regarding staff records and cot spacing were identified and appear on the violation notice. The violations were discussed with the program director at the conclusion of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to demonstrate that each staff record contains all required documentation.
Evidence:
1 - On site documentation did not include emergency contact information for staff 2.
2 - Staff 3 confirmed that there was not documentation of emergency contact information for staff 2.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-E
Description: Based on observation the center failed to demonstrate 12 inches between occupied cots.
Evidence:
1 - In classroom "F" there were four children napping on cots, next to each other, however, the cots have less than 12 inches between them.
2 - Staff 1 confirmed that four children were napping with less than 12 inches of space between the occupied cots.

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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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