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Hour Little Playhouse Childcare
5255 S. Laburnum Avenue
Henrico, VA 23231
(804) 506-3205

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 381-8487

Inspection Date: Feb. 7, 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)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
The licensing inspector and administration discussed Standard 22VAC40-185-500B; to ensure the diapering area shall be provided with a sink with warm running water. Warm running water is defined as "water between 60?F and no more than 120?F."

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on February 7, 2020 from approximately 3:25 PM to 6:00 PM to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. This visit focused on the main areas of previous non-compliance. Observations were made, interviews were conducted, and records were reviewed. The following staff to child ratios were observed: Infants 1:3, Toddlers to School Age group 2:15.

Please complete the "plan of correction" and "date to be corrected" for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to the licensing office within 5 business days. Your plan of correction should contain 1) steps to correct the non-compliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s). If you have any questions, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9092.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of four staff records, two records did not contain the required information. Evidence: 1. The licensing inspector observed the records for Staff #2 (hire date 1/22/20) and Staff #4 (hire date 1/21/20) did not contain documentation of two references prior to employment and did not contain the required information about any health problems which may interfere with fulfilling the job responsibilities.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place. Evidence: The licensing inspector observed a container of bleach water, a bottle of spray disinfectant, and a bottle of air freshener on a shelf in the first bathroom used by children. A bottle of spray disinfectant was observed on a shelf in the second bathroom used by children.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B
Description: Based on observation, the licensee failed to ensure that the sinks in restrooms used by children are supplied with water that does not exceed 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Evidence: The temperature of the water from one of two sinks, in the restrooms used by children, was measured and was observed to be 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-C
Description: Based on observation, a record review, and staff interview, the center did not ensure that staff to children ratio requirements applicable to the youngest child in the group were followed when children were regularly in mixed age groups. Evidence: 1. The licensing inspector observed a staff to child ratio of 2:15 in the main classroom, in which there were children in care with ages ranging from toddler to school age. 2. The record for Child #4 (DOB 2/17/18) indicated the child was 23 months old. 3. Administration and staff reported Child #4 is regularly in care with the group in the main classroom, and had moved into the classroom in January 2020. When children are regularly in ongoing mixed aged groups, the staff-to-children ratio applicable to the youngest child in the group shall apply to the entire group. The ratio should have been 1:5.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-410-2
Description: Based on observation and an interview, the licensee failed to ensure that a child is not enclosed in a small confined space or any space that the child cannot freely exit himself. Evidence: 1. The licensing inspector observed Child #4 (23 months old) crying and trying to climb out of a high chair. 2. An interview with administration indicated that Child #4 was in timeout. Administration reported the child would not sit still for a timeout, and this is why the highchair was used. 2. Administration reported children are placed in timeout for one minute per the child's age. 3. The high chair was not being used for the intended purposes when Child #4 was placed in it to manage his behaviors.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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