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Alleghany Highlands YMCA West Early Learning Center
515 E. Pine Street
Covington, VA 24426
(540) 965-9622

Current Inspector: Monique Anderson (540) 309-2397

Inspection Date: April 27, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES

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 subsidy health and safety inspection was initiated on 04/19/2021 and concluded on 04/27/2021. There were 35 children and 16 staff present during the inspection. The inspector reviewed 3 children's records, 3 complete staff records and the background checks for one newly hired staff member during the inspection to ensure documentation was complete. A licensing inspection was conducted on the same date as the SHSI supplemental inspection. Both inspections combined cover subsidy health and safety regulations. Only subsidy regulations that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. The information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) with subsidy regulations, and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-520-B-11
Description: Based on record review and discussion with staff, the vendor failed to obtain a written allergy care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food to which the child is allergic and steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction.

Evidence: The record for Child #3 contained documentation of a diagnosed food allergy; there was not a written allergy care plan from a physician available for Child #3 during the inspection. Staff #5 verified that the facility had not obtain a written allergy care plan for Child #3.

Plan of Correction: A form was given to the parent and they requested the form be completed by a physician.

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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