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Bright Ideas Enrichment Center
14330 Sommerville Court
Midlothian, VA 23113
(804) 897-9050

Current Inspector: Lynn Powers (804) 840-8260

Inspection Date: July 17, 2020 and July 20, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

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 7/17/2020 and concluded on 7/20/2020. A self-reported incident was received by the department regarding allegations in the areas of supervision. The director was contacted by telephone to conduct the investigation. The inspector emailed the director a list of documentation required to complete the investigation.
The evidence gathered during the investigation supported the self-report of non-compliance with standards or law and a violation was issued.

If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact your licensing inspector at (804) 662-9038.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on interviews, the center did not ensure when staff are supervising children, they should always ensure their care, protection, and guidance.
Evidence:
The Governor?s Executive Order 63 requires face coverings for parents and visitors entering child day centers.
During interviews conducted on 7/17/2020, the following was revealed:
1. Center Representative #1 stated the following: a. Parents are not required to wear face masks. b. Parents enter the building and stand in the front foyer, which is about 6-7 feet from the door, when dropping off and picking up their children. c. Some parents enter the building without a face mask, but do not go any further than 6-7ft from the main entrance. d. The only exception are infant parents who are allowed to enter the classroom to drop off and pick up. e. The infant parents do not go very far into the classroom, and some parents wear a face mask while some parents do not.
2. Staff #1 stated the following: a. There are some parents who wear a mask and some parents who do not wear a mask. b. The infant parents are allowed to enter the infant classroom but they must stay near the front door. c. Infant parents also enter the classroom to put bottles in the refrigerator. The infant refrigerator is located next to the front door of the classroom.
3. Staff #3, staff #4, staff #5 and staff #6 all stated the following: a. Parents are allowed to enter the building. Some parents do not wear a mask while other parents choose to wear a mask. b. Parents who choose to enter the building only stay in the front near the entrance and do not walk throughout the building.

Plan of Correction: The parent's were coming into our second door which was 6 ft. from the front door. We were escorting the children to and from their classrooms.

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.

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