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Riverview Head Start Center #1
27382 Riverside Drive
Grundy, VA 24614
(276) 244-1801

Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: Feb. 4, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
The inspector conducted an unannounced renewal inspection from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m at the center and then from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the main office. Five children's records were reviewed and four staff records were reviewed. Children were not in care due to the school announcing the previous night all county schools would be closed the rest of the week due to illness. Violations are identified on the violation notice. Please contact your inspector at 276-698-9981 with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to maintain the center in a safe condition.
Evidence:
1. The inspector observed a broken wheel and missing pedals on the red piece of play equipment on the playground.

Plan of Correction: The center is working on getting a new playground equipment; this piece will be removed and is currently not used by children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation and measurement, the center did not meet the minimum safety standards for fall zones on the playground.
Evidence:
1. The inspector measured the fall zone for the piece of gray climbing equipment and there was 5 feet of mulch; the requirement if 6 feet on all sides.

Plan of Correction: The center is planning on getting new playground equipment and mulch.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain central registry results by end of the 30th day of employment/service for an agent.
Evidence:
1. The inspector reviewed one background check for a board officer #1, and was told that the other required background checks had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: The paperwork has been provided to the board officer and has been reminded about the necessity of getting it completed.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-2
Description: Based on interview and record review, the center did not have criminal history records prior to the first day of employment for a board agent.
Evidence:
1. The inspector reviewed one background check for an agent and was told that the fingerprinting had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: The board agent has been given the paperwork to complete and has been reminded to complete it.

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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