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Blacksburg South KinderCare Learning Center
1301 Rugby Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 552-1469

Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: Jan. 29, 2020

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint inspection was conducted from 10:12 a.m. until 11:55 p.m. in response to a complaint that was received in this licensing office on 01/27/2020 concerning class ratios, room capacity, and staff illness in the facility. Interviews with staff were held, records were reviewed, and observations made. The preponderance of evidence gathered during the investigation supports the allegations of classroom ratios. An intensive plan of correction meeting has been schedule at the Western Regional Dept. of Social Services for February 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Please contact your inspector at 276-698-9981 with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-1
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation, record review, and interview, the center failed to maintain ratio in the infant room.
Evidence:
1. The inspector interviewed staff #1 who stated the infant room had been out of ratio in the morning due to a staff person for that room calling in sick. 2. Staff #2 verified that the infant room was out of ratio from 8:10 a.m. until 9:08. 3. The inspector viewed the class roster which verified what the staff had reported.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-F
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on interview and record review, the center temporarily reassigned children from their regular group casually and repeatedly which disrupted the children's schedule.
Evidence:
1. Staff #1 stated that child #1, #2, #3, and #4 were being moved everyday in the afternoon everyday and the required paperwork had not been completed.

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.

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