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Beautiful Beginning Daycare and Learning Center
1974 South Sycamore Street
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 733-7880

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 662-7014

Inspection Date: Jan. 16, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted Thursday, January 16, 2020 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector arrived at 10:15 AM and concluded the inspection at 12:45 PM. The census for today's inspection consisted of 46 children. During the inspection, children were having story time, singing songs, writing letters of the alphabet, learning about shapes, working puzzles, having group time, taking bathroom breaks, washing hands, eating lunch and napping. Children's equipment, learning materials, indoor and outdoor space, restrooms, first aid kit and the nonmedical emergency supplies were reviewed. The classrooms are decorated with children?s art work and equipped with age and stage appropriate materials. Medication is administered and medication, authorization forms and allergy plans were reviewed. Five children's records and five staff records, annual fire and health inspections, fire drill, lockdown drill and shelter in place 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.

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

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence:
In classroom #2, one container of Clorox disinfecting wipes labeled "Hazard to human and domestic animals" and "Keep out of reach of children" were unlocked on a shelf accessible to children.

Plan of Correction: Corrected while licensing inspector was on site.

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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