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Mount Landing Children's Center
1413 Teakwood Drive
Suite F
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-1060

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 662-7014

Inspection Date: Dec. 5, 2019

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 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on Thursday, December 5, 2019 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector arrived at 9:55 AM and concluded the inspection at 12:30 PM. The census for today's inspection consisted of 42 children. During the inspection, children were dancing, reading stories, singing songs, playing with trucks and cars, coloring, painting and having circle time. Medication is administered and medication, authorization forms and allergy plans were reviewed. Children's equipment, learning materials, indoor and outdoor space, restrooms, first aid kit and the nonmedical emergency supplies were reviewed. Five children's records and five staff records, annual fire and health inspections, fire drill, shelter in place drill and lockdown drill logs, daily attendance and all required postings were reviewed.

The director was available for the inspection and was present at the exit interview at which time inspection findings were reviewed and an Acknowledgement of Inspection form was signed and left with the licensee. Violations were cited and can be found in the violation notice.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation listed on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from receipt. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance 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 preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Heather Dapper, at (804) 662-7014.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Evidence:
1. In room #2, the crib mattress support board was cracked in approximately 5 areas.
2. The crib did not have legs and was placed on the floor.
2. The director and classroom staff reported that a child is assigned to sleep in the crib and has slept in the crib.

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 that all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence:
In classroom #1, two containers of disinfecting wipes labeled ?Hazard to humans and domestic animals? and ?Keep out of reach of children?; three containers of Febreeze labeled "Keep out of reach of children" and ? Caution?; one container of washroom cleaner labeled ?Caution? and ?Keep out of reach of children? were in an unlocked cabinet accessible to children.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that a nonabsorbent surface for diapering and changing shall be used.

Evidence:
In classroom #1, the diaper changing pad had a tear and was no longer nonabsorbent.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center did not ensure that one of the five staff records contained documentation of central registry findings within 30 days of employment.

Evidence:
The record for staff #5 (date of hire 09/09/19) did not have documentation of central registry findings as of 12/05/2019.

Plan of Correction: "Calls will be made if CPS not received by the end of the 30th day of employment."

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview, the center did not obtain satisfactory fingerprint-based national criminal background check results prior to hire for staff hired after 01/22/2018.
Evidence:
1. The record for staff #1 (date of hire 10/25/19) did not have results of the fingerprint-based national criminal background check prior to hire. The satisfactory fingerprint-based national criminal background check for staff #1 was completed 11/15/19.
2. The record for staff #2 (date of hire 09/09/2019) did not have results of the fingerprint-based national criminal background check prior to hire. The satisfactory fingerprint-based national criminal background check for staff #5 was completed (11/01/19).
3. The director stated that fingerprint results were not obtained prior to the hire date for staff #1 and staff #5.

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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