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AlphaBEST @ Park View Elementary
260 Elm Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 204-2851

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

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

Comments:
2/4/2020 - Site visit for renewal. Licensing Inspector arrived at 3:40 and departed at 4:45 to conduct the site visit for the renewal. At the time of the inspection, there were 17 school-age children in care with two staff. Children were observed playing in the gym and eating lunch. There was no medication be administered or stored on site. The sample size was five children's records.

2/12/2020 - Record review for renewal conducted at AlphaBest office. The sample size was three records.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of five children's records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all children had a completed physical on file within 30 days of enrollment.

Evidence:
The record for child #5 (date of enrollment 9/3/19) did not include a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Center management will work with parent to obtain physical and continue to audit children's records for completeness.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of five children's records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all required elements were present in each child's record.

Evidence:
The record for child #3 did not include an address for one of the two emergency contact persons.

Plan of Correction: Center management will contact the parent to obtain the address and will continue to audit the children's records for completeness.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation of the physical plant, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all hazardous substances were stored in a locked location.

Evidence;
The lock on the storage cabinet belonging to the program was broken. There was a bottle of bleach stored on the bottom shelf.

Plan of Correction: New locks will be purchased and used at the facility.

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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