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Grandma's Daycare
1184-1186 Big Bethel Road
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 251-7255

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: June 3, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, necessary due to a state of emergency health pandemic declared by the Governor of Virginia.

An initial inspection was initiated on June 3, 2020 and concluded on June 3, 2020. The owner was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were no children present and 2 staff present during inspection. The inspector emailed the owner a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 applicant records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the facility did not ensure that 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: A container of hand sanitizer was observed on a shelf near the entrance and one on the sink in the hallway restroom. Both containers of hand sanitizer were labeled "keep out of reach of children" and "hazardous".

Plan of Correction: Director removed hand sanitizer from entrance shelf and restroom sink.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the facility did not ensure that if hazardous substances are not kept in original containers, the substitute containers shall clearly indicate their contents and shall not resemble food or beverage containers.

Evidence: A spray bottle containing a blue liquid was observed and center director confirmed it was a cleaning solution. The bottle was not labeled with the contents.

Plan of Correction: Director labeled the spray bottle as Windex.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the facility did not ensure that electrical outlets shall have protective covers that are of a size that cannot be swallowed by children

Evidence: Two electrical outlets were observed uncovered, one in the preschool room and one in the infant room. The center director confirmed the outlets were uncovered.

Plan of Correction: The Director covered the outlets in the preschool room and infant room.

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

Evidence: An exposed blanket was observed on the changing table and the center director said it was cushion when changing diapers. The blanket is not a nonabsorbent surface.

Plan of Correction: Director removed blanket on the changing table.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on documentation review and center director interviews, the licnesee did not ensure the center shall have an emergency preparedness that shall contain all procedural components.

Evidence: The following items were not included in the emergency plan;
1. Sounding of alarms (intruder, shelter-in-place such as for tornado, or chemical hazard);
2. Establishment of center emergency officer and backup officer to include 24-hour contact telephone number for each;
3. Availability and primary use of communication tools;
4. Assembly points, head counts, primary and secondary means of egress, and complete evacuation of the buildings for evacuation and shelter-in-place
5. Securing of essential documents (sign-in record, parent contact information, etc.) and special healthcare supplies to be carried off-site on immediate notice for evacuation and shelter-in-place
6. Facility containment procedures, (e.g., closing of fire doors or other barriers) and shelter-in-place scenario (e.g., intruders, tornado, or chemical spills);
7. Staff training requirement, drill frequency, and plan review and update
8. Method of communication after the evacuation and shelter-in-place
9. Procedures developed with local authorities

Plan of Correction: Director will update the emergency plan to include all of the required corrective actions in evidence 1-9.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-6
Description: Based on documentation review and center director interview, the facility did not ensure that they must not accept a required criminal history record report or a central registry finding from an applicant, licensee, registrant, or other person required to obtain background checks that is dated more than 90 days prior to the date of employment or volunteering.

Evidence: The search of the central registry available for review for applicant #2 was dated 8-24-2018.

Plan of Correction: Director will ensure that applicant #2 obtains an updated central registry form.


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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