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AlphaBEST @ Simonsdale Elementary
4841 Clifford Street
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(757) 807-0869

Current Inspector: Chris Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: Feb. 12, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 INTRODUCTION
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 PROGAMS
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted to review supplemental health and safety requirements. Licensing Inspector arrived at 6:30 and departed at 7:40 AM to conduct the site visit as a part of the renewal. At the conclusion of the inspection, there were 24 school-age children in care with three staff. Children were observed participating in center based activities and then doing exercises in the gym. There was no medication being administered or stored on site. The sample size was five children's records. A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice.

Record review for renewal conducted at AlphaBest office. The sample size was three records.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-E-1
Description: Based on review of three staff records, it was determined that the vendor did not ensure that staff had current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 90 days of employment.

Evidence:
The record for staff #3 (date of hire 9/3/19) did not include documentation of current CPR.

Plan of Correction: CPR is scheduled and management will make sure that staff are trained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-E-2
Description: Based on review of three staff records, it was determined that the vendor did not ensure that staff had current certification in first aid within 90 days of employment.

Evidence:
The record for staff #3 (date of hire 9/3/19) did not include documentation of current first aid.

Plan of Correction: First aid is scheduled and management will make sure that staff are trained.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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