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Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
633 South Battlefield Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 546-9622

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: March 30, 2021 and April 2, 2021

Complaint Related: No

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

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

A monitoring inspection was initiated on 03/30/2021 and concluded on 04/02/2021. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 3 children present and 2 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The inspector reviewed 2 staff records and 2children's 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.

The licensing inspector has reviewed with the provider COVID-19 Essential Guidance for Child Care Programs.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that the following statement is included in the written agreement between the parent and the center shall be in each child's record by the first day of the child's attendance. The agreement shall be signed by the parent and include:
*A statement that the parent will inform the center within 24 hours or the next business day after his child or any member of the immediate household has developed any reportable communicable disease, as defined by the State Board of Health, except for life threatening diseases which must be reported immediately.

Evidence:
1. The written communicable disease statement in the record of child 1 and child 2 is incomplete and does not include all require information.
a. The statement on the enrollment form reads as follows: "I agree to inform the YMCA child care staff/director within 24 hours or the next business day by the State Board of Health, except for life threatening diseases which must be reported immediately."
2. The statement lacks the following required information: ".....after his child or any member of the immediate household has developed any reportable communicable disease...."

Plan of Correction: A complete communicable disease statement will be added to these records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. If a key is used, the key shall not be accessible to the children.

Evidence:
Two bottles of disinfectant/sanitizer were stored on top of a wall mounted paper towel holder in the classroom being used for virtual learning.

Plan of Correction: These chemicals will be locked up going forward.

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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