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Discovery World Child Care
123 West Ellerslie Avenue
Colonial heights, VA 23834
(804) 520-1590

Current Inspector: Molly Muscat (804) 588-2367

Inspection Date: May 21, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
n/a

Comments:
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.

A monitoring inspection was initiated on May 21, 2020 and concluded on May 21, 2020. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 43 children present and 8 staff. The Inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 3 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.

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

If you have any questions regarding this inspection please contact the licensing inspector, Kelly Adriazola at (804) 662-9760.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Your plan of correction must 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-490-C
Description: Based on staff interview on May 21, 2020, the center did not ensure when children at the center have been exposed to a communicable disease listed in the Department of Health's current communicable disease chart, to notify parents within 24 hours or the next business day of the center having being notified.
Evidence: Administration stated the parents of the whole class aren't notified just because one child is diagnosed with strep, for example.

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 on 05/21/2020, the center did not ensure that each staff record reviewed contained a central registry finding within 30 days of employment.
Evidence: 1. The record of Staff #3 (DOH 8/28/18) contained documentation of a central registry finding dated 10/5/18.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on a review of records on May 21, 2020, the center did not ensure to obtain a fingerprint based national criminal record check prior to the first day of employment for each staff.
Evidence: 1. The record of Staff #3 (DOH 8/28/18) contained documentation of fingerprints dated 9/20/18.

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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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