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Head Start at James River
8901 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 887-1768

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Feb. 27, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on February 27, 2020. The inspection began at approximately 10:10 am and ended at 12:15 pm. There were 38 children present at arrival to the facility with five staff members. The sample size of records reviewed included five children's records and the health related information and emergency contact information for the staff members on site during the inspection. The children were observed working on science experiments and coloring in journals. No medications are currently at the center. The resilient surfacing was not measured on the playground due to inclement weather. Areas of noncompliance are noted on the violation notice. Please contact the Licensing Inspector, Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568 with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-I
Description: Based on documentation review and provider interviews, the licnesee did not ensure they had developed written procedures for injury prevention.

Evidence: Staff #1 confirmed there were no injury prevention procedures available for review.

Plan of Correction: The designated center supervisor get the plan and print and post it the center and place copy in the book.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review, in one of five staff records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure all the required on site information was available for each staff.

Evidence: There was not documentation on site for Staff #3 that included the name, address and telephone number of a person to be notified in an emergency and information about any health problems which may interfere with fulfilling the job responsibilities, Staff #1 verified this information was not at the center as required.

Plan of Correction: The designated center supervisor placed information in the record during inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on documentation review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure the center shall maintain a written record of children's serious and minor injuries in which entries are made the day of occurrence and include all required information.

Evidence: Two of two injury reports available for review did not include how the parent was notified of the injury.

Plan of Correction: The designated center supervisor will start documenting it today.

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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