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First Discovery Academy
338 Oyster Point Road
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 882-1000

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: Jan. 23, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed requirements for children records contain parents employers address, physical plant concerns about bolt covers on toilets and the panel/bead board roughness and splintering.

Comments:
Licensing inspector arrived at 1:00 pm and departed at 2:32pm to conduct a licensing inspection and a Subsidy Health and Safety inspection. At the time of the tour there were 62 children in care with 12 staff . Additional staff arrived during the inspection. Children were observed napping. The sample size consisted of 5 children records and 5 staff records. Areas of non-compliance was reviewed with the director.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the licensee did not ensure children records contain all required information.
Evidence:
Child #1 and child #5 did not have one parent's employer phone number.

Plan of Correction: Go through files and add employer address,. We have added employer address to enrollment form.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the licensee did not ensure areas of equipment of the center inside, was maintained in a clean safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
In the boys restroom, one toilet did not have a toilet tank cover.

Plan of Correction: Bathroom will be out of order until part comes in for toilet.

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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