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The Garden of Children
4 Hoopes Road
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 877-7251

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Dec. 13, 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)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced Renewal Inspection was conducted on December 13, 2019. The inspection was from approximately 11:50 am until 2:00 pm. There were nine staff present with fifty children. The sample size of records reviewed included six children's records and eight staff records. Seven medications were reviewed and two center vehicles were inspected. Violations from the previous inspection were reviewed. The results of the inspection were reviewed and verified with the center director during the exit interview. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice.
Please complete the columns for description of action to be taken and date to be corrected for each violation cited on the violation notice, and then return a copy to the licensing office within 5 days of receipt.
Please contact the Licensing Inspector, Christine Mahan at (757) 404-0568 with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence: In the yellow room the cabinet near the diaper changing station does not have a lock and there were hazardous chemicals, disinfectant, cleaner, bleach/water solution labeled "keep out of reach of children" and at least one other statement "caution", "flammable" and "warning".

Plan of Correction: Replace lock on cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that all medication, except for those prescriptions designated otherwise by written physician's orders, including refrigerated medication and staff's personal medication, shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence: On the "white van" in the unlocked first aid kit, there were 4 pain reliever medications and 4 anti-acid medications.

Plan of Correction: Remove all such medications from the 1st aid kit.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence: In the yellow room the cabinet near the diaper changing station does not have a lock and there were hazardous chemicals, disinfectant, cleaner, bleach/water solution labeled "keep out of reach of children" and at least one other statement "caution", "flammable" and "warning".

Plan of Correction: Ensure all out of state background checks have been received or followed up on.

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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