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Abingdon United Pentecostal Church
17535 Jeb Stuart Hwy
Abingdon United Children's Center
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 628-6379

VDSS Contact: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: April 25, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Must be MAT Certified.
VENDSUB-000 INTRODUCTION.
VENDSUB-000 ADMINISTRATION
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
VENDSUB-000 PHYSICAL PLANT
VENDSUB-000 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
VENDSUB-000 PROGAMS
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
An announced SHSI inspection was conducted today, 4/25/17. There were 11 children in care with two caregivers upon arrival to the center. The children played with the available toys, played games and colored. The children bring their own lunches. Nap time was also observed. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email 276-608-2283. Inspection began: 9:10 am ended 2:00 pm.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-12
Description: Based on revew of children's records the provider failed to have the required information included. Evidence: 1. Children's records # 2-4 do not have proof of child's identity.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parents bring this information.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-16
Description: Based on review of the children's records the center failed to have all the required information on file. Evidence: 1. Children's records # 1-4 do not have a written statement that the center will notify the parents when the child becomes ill.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parents sign a statement.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-8
Description: Based on review of the children's records the center failed to have all the required information on file. Evidence: 1. Children's records # 1-4 do not have a written authorization for emergency medical care should the need arise.

Plan of Correction: The director will have this information in the children's files.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-007-2-a
Description: Based on review of staff records the center failed to have criminal history checks on file. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1-3 hired 2009 and 2011 do not have a Virginia State Police criminal history search on file for review.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that these searches have been mailed off but have not been returned.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-007-2-b
Description: Based on review of staff records the center failed to have Central Registry checks on staff. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1-3 hired 2009 and 2011 do not have a Central Registry Child Protective Services check on file for review.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that these searches have been mailed off but have not been returned.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-C
Description: Based on observation the center failed to provide training documentation. Evidence: 1. Staff 1-3 do not have documentation of the Virginia Pre-service training.

Plan of Correction: The provider is unable to get the web site to open to access the certificates from the training.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-I
Description: Based on observation during the SHSI inspection the provider failed to have a MAT certified staff present. Evidence: 1. A child in care has an emergency medication at the center and there are no staff that are MAT or E-MAT certified.

Plan of Correction: The director will check into the E-MAT classes.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-016-A
Description: Based on observation during the inspection the center failed to have all hazardous substances locked. Evidence: 1. In the infant to two year old room there is a bottle of bleach water on a shelf, and a bucket of bleach water on the window sill. In the 3-5 year old room the storage cabinets have a can of air cleaner and two bottles of alcohol not locked.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-028-B-6
Description: Based on observation the center failed to dispose of diapers and pull-ups in the appropriate manner. Evidence: 1. The provider changed four of the children's pull-ups and disposed them in a container that is not foot operated.

Plan of Correction: The director will have a foot pedal operated trash can available for diapers and pull-ups.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-029-A-1
Description: Based on observation during the SHSI inspection the provider failed to have a MAT certified staff present. Evidence: 1. A child in care has an emergency medication at the center and there are no staff that are MAT or E-MAT certified.

Plan of Correction: The director will check into the E-MAT classes.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-A
Description: Based on observation during the inspection the center failed to have a written emergency plan. Evidence: 1. The posted emergency evacuation plan does not have all of the required elements listed. These elements include emergency evacuation, relocation, lockdown and shelter-in-place procedures and reunification of children.

Plan of Correction: The director will have a written emergency plan with all of the required elements listed.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-C
Description: Based on observation during the inspection the center failed to have evacuation and shelter-in-place maps posted. Evidence: 1. There are no emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place maps posted at the center.

Plan of Correction: The director will post maps.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-032-A-2
Description: Based on observation and interviews during the inspection the center failed to practice the required drills. Evidence: 1. The center has not practiced the shelter-in-place drills.

Plan of Correction: The director will practice all of the required drills when the;y are to be practiced and document them.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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