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Effingham Street Family YMCA
1013 Effingham Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 399-5511

Current Inspector: Christopher Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: Jan. 27, 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)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided in the following areas of the standards: 22VAC40-191 (Background checks); 22VAC40-185-(2)-70 (Staff records); 22VAC40-185-(2)-160 (TB screening); 22VAC40-185-(8)-580 (transportation)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 1/27/20 from 10:00am - 12:00pm. At the time of entrance there were 43 school age children in care with seven staff. Children were observed participating in various activities in the gym and the classrooms, eating snack, and playing outside. Records were reviewed for five children and five staff during the inspection. Medication, emergency procedures and emergency supplies were reviewed during the inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice and were discussed during the exit interview.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing, staff members shall obtain and submit the results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening.

Evidence:
1. The record for staff #2, contained documentation of TB screening that was dated 9/22/17.
2. The record for staff #5, contained documentation of TB screening that was dated 8/24/17.
3. Staff #6 reviewed the record for staff #2 and staff #5 , and confirmed that an updated TB screening had not been received for either staff.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: Staff #2 and staff #5 will be sent to compete an updated TB screening.

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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