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Bethel Child Development Center
1705 Todds Lane
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 826-1426 (308)

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Jan. 13, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted on January 13, 2020 from approximately 10:50 am until 3:30 pm. Upon entrance there were 65 children and 12 staff present with children. There were additional staff on site for administrative and program purposes. The record review sample consisted of 7 children's records and 8 staff records. Children were observed eating lunch and infant were observed sleeping and freely playing. There were no medications on site. The playground was not inspected due to inclement weather. Areas of noncompliance are identified on the violation notice. The results of the inspection were reviewed and verified by the Program Director on this date. Please contact the licensing inspector with any questions (757) 404-0568.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of 8 staff records and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure all required information was documented in each staff record.

Evidence: The records for staff #2 (start date 12-12-2019), staff #3 (start date 12-2-2019) and staff #4 (start date 12-23-2019) did not have documentation of orientation training that is required by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities. Program Director stated training was completed but not documented.

Plan of Correction: The center director will get documentation today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that 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 room #111 in an unlocked cabinet there was 1 container of disinfectant wipes, and 1 container of disinfectant spray, and in room #104 there was 1 container of disinfectant spray and 1 container of hand sanitizer. All items were labeled Keep out of reach of children and at least one other statement "caution" "flammable" and "warning".

Plan of Correction: The center director will have items locked today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-I
Description: Based on observation and measurements, the licensee did not ensure that there was thirty inches of space between service sides of occupied cribs and other furniture where that space is the walkway for staff to gain access to any occupied crib.

Evidence: In the infant room there was only between 12 and 13 inches of space between two cribs for the service side for two infants sleeping in their cribs.

Plan of Correction: The center director will make the changes the tomorrow to the cribs.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that children's hands shall be washed with soap and running water or disposable wipes before and after eating meals or snacks

Evidence: Six out of 8 children in room #101 did not wash their hands before eating lunch and the 9 out of 9 children did not wash their hands after eating lunch in room #105. Children in room #101 were observed playing before lunch and the children in room #105 were observed playing in centers immediately after lunch.

Plan of Correction: The center director will retrain the staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review and interview with staff, licensee did not ensure evacuation drills are conducted monthly.

Evidence: There is not documentation of an evacuation drill conducted in December 2019. Program Director stated a drill was not done in December.

Plan of Correction: The center director will ensure drills are conducted in future.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews the licensee did not ensure that when the center choose to provide meals/ snacks they meet all the requirements.

Evidence: The following were observed while children were having lunch and are not incompliance.
1) Children ages 3- 4 in room #105 and room #106 were observed eating lunch and the lunch served did not meet the most recent, age-appropriate nutritional requirements of a recognized authority such as the Child and Adult Care Food Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA requires a 1/4 cup fruit to be served and there was not a fruit item served during lunch for both classrooms observed. Oranges were listed on the menu but not served
2) Children shall be allowed second helpings of food listed in the USDA's guidelines and not all of the children in room #105 who requested a second helping of the USDA food items served for lunch were given a second helping. Two children requested a second helping of milk, three children requested a second helping of soup and two children requested another sandwich and the center staff told the children they were all out of the milk, soup and sandwiches.

Plan of Correction: The center staff will retrain the staff.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review of 8 staff records and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that the child day center obtain a copy of the results of a search of the central registry maintained pursuant to ? 63.2-1515 and any child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry maintained by any other state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years for any founded complaint of child abuse or neglect against him.

Evidence: The record for staff #6 (date of hire 8-27-2019) did not include an out of state check for Georgia where they had lived within the last 5 years. The center director confirmed this information during inspection.

Plan of Correction: The center director submitted the check today.

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.

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