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Bermuda Hundred Child Development Center
2025 Florence Avenue
Chester, VA 23836
(804) 319-9183

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 625-2304

Inspection Date: March 6, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on March 6, 2020 from approximately 10:20 AM to 5:00 PM to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The following staff-to-child ratios were observed in the classrooms: Younger 2 year olds 2:8, Older 2 year olds 1:5, 3 year olds 2:6, 4 year olds 2:8, PreK 3:20. Children bring their lunches from home and the center provides snack. The staff were observed to be engaged with the children in age appropriate activities and to be meeting the needs of the children in care. All areas of the facility were inspected. The required postings were observed in the facility. The first aid kit and non-medical emergency supplies were inspected and found complete. The last evacuation drill was conducted on 2/3/20. The last shelter-in-place drill was conducted on 12/23/19. The Emergency Preparedness plan is current. Health Inspection: 12/11/19. Fire Inspection: 1/22/20. Medications and authorizations were reviewed. There were staff present who are certified in medication administration, daily health observation, First Aid, and CPR. 5 children's records, 5 staff records, and 4 agent records were reviewed. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at (804) 662-9092.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-B
Description: Based on interviews, the facility failed to provide staff, in writing, of each required policy. Evidence: 1. Administration reported that the current staff handbook is out of date, and is not provided to staff. 2. Administration reported that staff are trained verbally on policies and procedures.

Plan of Correction: Administration will ensure the staff handbook is updated, addresses the policies and procedures required by licensing, is used for training staff, and is made available to staff in writing.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, the center did not ensure all staff who worked directly with children obtained at least 16 annual hours of staff development activities that are related to child safety and development and the function of the center. Evidence: The licensing inspector observed the record for Staff #2 (hire date 10/22/18) contained documentation of obtaining 10 hours of annual training for 2018-2019. The record for Staff #5 (hire date 9/8/11) contained documentation of obtaining 4 hours of annual training hours for 2018-2019.

Plan of Correction: Administration will ensure that all staff who work directly with children receive at least 16 hours of annual training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure all areas and equipment were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. On the playground, the licensing inspector observed an area of exposed landscaping fabric which was a tripping hazard for the children. 2. In the Young 2's, 4's, and PreK classrooms, the licensing inspector observed areas of peeling paint on the walls. 3. An area of loose molding along the lower wall was observed in the 3's classroom.

Plan of Correction: Administration will ensure that repairs are completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that the disposable diapers shall be disposed in a leakproof or plastic-lined storage system that is either foot operated or used in such a way that neither the staff member's hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The licensing inspector observed the trash can located at the diapering area in the bathroom did not have a lid.

Plan of Correction: Administration will purchase a trash can for the diapering area that has a lid and is operated in such a way that does not require the trash can to be touched by hands or the soiled diapers for disposal.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Based on observation and interviews, the center did not ensure that tables shall be sanitized before and after each use for feeding. Evidence: 1. The licensing inspector observed staff cleaning tables with soap and water prior to lunch in multiple classrooms. 2. Multiple staff and administration reported that tables are cleaned with soap and water before and after each use for feeding. 3. Administration reported that the verbal center policy provided to staff in regards to cleaning and sanitizing tables is that tables are to be cleaned with soap and water before and after use for feeding, and are sanitized at the end of the day.

Plan of Correction: Administration reports they were not aware of the requirement that tables are to be sanitized before and after each use for feeding and cleaned at least daily. Administration will ensure staff are trained on the proper sanitizing procedures and will ensure the procedures are implemented.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on an interview and a review of five staff records, the center did not discontinue employment after failing to make contact within four business days to follow up on one staff's central registry search request that had not been received within 30 days. Evidence: 1. The record for Staff #3 indicated a hire date of 1/2/19 and a central registry finding dated 8/23/19. Staff #3's record had documentation that the central registry search request was mailed on 12/17/18. The record did not contain documentation of any further contact, and the staff has been continuously employed. 2. Administration reported a call had been made to OBI to follow up on the search request, however the date of the call was not documented. Administration could not recall the circumstances of the delay in obtaining the search results.

Plan of Correction: Administration will ensure that the background checks search request dates are documented and all communication with OBI for results that are not returned within 30 days are documented in staff records.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-A
Description: Based on review of four agent records it was determined that the center did not obtain results of a central registry check every five years for one agent. Evidence: The most recent central registry search result for Agent #3 was dated 10/2/2014. Administration reported the updated central registry search had not been obtained for Agent #3.

Plan of Correction: Administration will ensure the central registry search request is completed.


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.

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