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Braddock Street United Methodist Church Early Learning Center
103 South Braddock Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-8915

Current Inspector: Barbara Workman (540) 430-9257

Inspection Date: Oct. 6, 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 remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and a virtual tour of the program.

A renewal inspection was initiated on October 6, 2021 and concluded on October 8, 2021. The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 58 children present, ranging in ages from 4 months to five years of age, with 15 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of five child records and 15 staff records were reviewed.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Licensing Inspector at 540-430-9257.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center failed to obtain reference checks before the first day of employment.

Evidence:
1. Date of employment for Staff #10's was 08/26/2021. One reference was obtained on 9/13/2021 and the other reference was obtained on 9/21/2021.
2. Staff verified the date of employment and the date on the reference checks.

Plan of Correction: Administration stated they had a hard time getting in touch with Staff #10's references. In the future staff will not be able to begin employment until both references have been completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure the diapering surface is used only for diapering or cleaning children.

Evidence:

1. In the Waddler #1 classroom, bins of toys were setting on top of the diapering surface.
2. Administration verified that there were bins of toys setting on top of the diapering surface.

Plan of Correction: Administration removed the bins of toys from the diapering surface. Administration will speak with staff and remind them that there is to be nothing stored or placed on top of the diapering surface.

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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