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Aslan Castle Early Learning Center
249 Laxton Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 239-5407

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Jan. 15, 2020

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection took place on January 15, 2020. There were 49 children in care from ages 3 months old to 4 years old with 11 staff providing care and supervision. The inspector reviewed 5 children's records and 5 staff records onsite. The inspector also reviewed three medications and required documentation. This center does not transport children. Children were observed during the following activities: reading, coloring, painting, clean-up, dancing, snack time, outside time, and lunch. The inspector also reviewed emergency drill documentation, first aid kits, injury/incident reports, policies and procedures, and emergency supplies. There were discussions about the renewal process and children's records. The inspection was conducted from approximately 9:15 AM to 1:45 PM. Violations were discussed at the conclusion of the inspection. Please contact your inspector, should you have any questions: Jensen Mellnick (540)309-2051.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to maintain and keep at the center a separate record for each child enrolled which shall contain all the elements as required by the standards.

Evidence:

1. The record for Child 1 did not contain chronic physical problems and pertinent developmental information and any special accommodations needed. The record for Child 1 did not contain previous child day care and schools attended by the child.
2. The record for Child 5 did not contain a complete address for the second person designated to call in an emergency if a parent cannot be reached.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-D
Description: Based on observation and discussion with staff, the center failed to ensure that cleaning and sanitizing materials shall not be located above food, food equipment, utensils or single-service articles and shall be stored in areas physically separate from food.

Evidence:

1. In the "3 and 4-year-old room," stored in a closet, bottles of soap, glass cleaner, and bleach were located above a package of rolls, a bottle of honey, and a container of plastic forks. The LI and Staff both observed and discussed this violation. Staff stated that they would relocate the food items.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-B
Description: Based on observations, the center failed to ensure that each first aid kit shall be easily accessible to staff but not to children.

Evidence:

The LI asked Staff 5 where the first aid kit was located. Staff 5 showed the LI a first aid kit that was located in an unlocked and floor-level cabinet in the classroom. The cabinet is easily accessible to a small children.

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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