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CHILDTIME LEARNING CENTER 1002
6048 Providence Road
Virginia beach, VA 23464
(757) 523-1655

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: Dec. 1, 2020 , Dec. 3, 2020 and Jan. 22, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

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 12/02/2020 and completed on 01/22/2021 in response to a self-reported incident of inappropriate behavior guidance. Based on the information gathered, which included staff interviews, record review and a review of center video, this self-reported incident is found to be valid.

Violations were found in the areas of operational responsibilities and behavior guidance. These violations are listed on the violation notice issued to the facility and were reviewed with the program director at the exit interview.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E
Description: Based on interview, review of center video and written policies, the center failed to ensure that the operational responsibilities of the licensee shall include, but not be limited to, ensuring that the center's activities, services, and facilities are maintained in compliance with the center's own policies and procedures that are required by these standards.

Evidence:
1. The center positive guidance and redirection policy states: ?Always interact at the child?s level and do not attempt to lift/carry the child unless in immediate danger."
a. Center video shows staff 1 pulling child 1 by the lower part of his arm, out of the dramatic play area, after child 1 pushed another child down.
2. Staff 2 stated that staff 1 did not follow center policy when she pulled child 1 by the arm in order to remove him from the dramatic play area.

Plan of Correction: Staff member was retrained on appropriate positive guidance and redirection, lifting, and conflict resolution with children on 12/1/2020. Management will be doing periodic inspections to observe positive guidance in the classroom. DM will also periodically observe through observation.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-400-B
Description: Based on staff interviews and review of video footage the facility failed to ensure that behavioral guidance shall be constructive in nature, age and stage appropriate, and shall be intended to redirect children to appropriate behavior and resolve conflicts.

Evidence:
1. At approximately 10:15 am on 12/01/2020 child 1 pushed child 2 while playing in the dramatic play area of the three-year old classroom.
a. Video footage shows staff 1 sitting at a table engaged in an activity with a child. Staff 1 stands up quickly and walks at a fast pace toward the dramatic play area and using a quick and continuous movement - leans down and pulls child 1, age three, by the lower part of his arm out of this area.
b. Video footage then shows staff 1 pull child 1 by the lower part of his arm, approximately three feet, from the dramatic play area.

Plan of Correction: Staff member was retrained on appropriate positive guidance and redirection during times of conflict amongst peers on 12/1/2020. Management will be doing periodic inspections to observe positive guidance in the classroom. DM will also periodically observe through observation.

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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