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Dwelling Place Christian Fellowship
3325 N. Franklin Street
Tree Of Life Preschool & Daycare
Christiansburg, VA 24073
(540) 381-5512

VDSS Contact: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: June 29, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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 unannounced annual SHSI inspection was conducted today, 6/29/17. A violation notice was completed regarding during the inspection. There are 25 children in care with eight staff present. Thank you for your cooperation during this inspection. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to call. Inspection began: 10:35 am and ended approximately 3:15 pm.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-034-C
Description: Based on observation the vendor failed to ensure that infants bottles are not propped. Evidence: 1. An infant was placed in a bouncy seat and the bottle was propped during feeding.

Plan of Correction: The director will discuss the centers procedures with the staff and ensure that they are being followed.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-006-B-7
Description: Based on review of children's records the vendor failed to have the required information. Evidence: 1. Children's records # 1, 4, 5 do not have an immunization record on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will contact the parents and have this information brought into the center.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-007-2-a
Description: Based on review of staff records the vendor failed to have all staff with the required background checks. Evidence: 1. Staff #5 & 7 do not have a Criminal Registry check on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will review all staff files to see if this information was misplaced, if they are not found then the background requests will be made.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-007-2-b
Description: Based on review of staff records the vendor failed to have all staff with the required background checks. Evidence: 1. Staff #4 -7 do not have a Child Protective record check on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will review all staff files to see if this information was misplaced, if they are not found then the background requests will be made.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-007-2-c
Description: Based on review of staff files the vendor failed to have all of the required information. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 does not have a sworn statement on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the staff fill out this information.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-007-6
Description: Based on review of staff records the vendor failed to have all staff trained in first aid and CPR. Evidence: 1. Staff # 2, 5, 6 do not have first aid and CPR certifications.

Plan of Correction: The director will contact the staff and have the certifications brought in and placed in the files.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-008-A-1
Description: Based on review of the staff records the vendor failed to have TB screenings. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1-5 & 7 do not have a TB screening on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the staff go and have these screenings.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-015-A
Description: Based on observation the vendor failed to maintain all areas in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Several of the rest mats used by the children have tears and rips exposing the inside. 2. The toddler play area has moveable hard plastic fencing surrounding the play area. This fencing is not stable and could be knocked over by the children. This play area is located next to a machine shop and a four lane road that is within 300 yards. 3. One of the cribs in the infant room has paint that is peeling and is accessible to the children.

Plan of Correction: The director will have new mats brought in. The vendor will keep the children off of this area until the area can be fenced. The crib will be removed.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-015-C-2
Description: Based on observation the vendor failed to have all electrical outlets covered. Evidence: 1. In the infant room, the outlet beside the crib does not have a protective cover.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that the outlets are covered.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-016-A
Description: Based on observation of the facility the vendor failed to secure all hazardous substances. Evidences: 1. Located in the staff bathroom is bleach, disinfectant, Windex, Borax, Resolve, Hotshot, Disinfectant spray, odor eliminator, and a bucket of de-icer. 2. In the 4-5 year classroom there is a spray bottle of bleachwater beside the sink.

Plan of Correction: The hazardous substances will be locked in all areas.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-017-C-4
Description: Based on observation the vendor failed to have disposable towels or an aid dryer for the children to use to dry hands. Evidence: 1. The classrooms have the children wash hands but, all the children used the same wash rag that was on the sink to dry their hands.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that the staff are aware that children need to use disposable towels to dry hands.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-028-A-1
Description: Based on observation the vendor failed to have all children wash hands. Evidence: 1. In the 4-5 year class the children did not wash hands before eating lunch.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that all children wash hands prior to eating lunch.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-028-A-3
Description: Based on observation and interviews the vendor failed to wash hands after diapering. Evidence: 1. In the infant room the staff reported that they wash hands at the end of diapering all children. 2. In the infant room staff did not wash hands prior to serving/helping with lunch.

Plan of Correction: The director will go over these procedures with the staff.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-028-B-6
Description: Based on observation the vendor failed to have the appropriate disposal system for diapers. Evidence: 1. The classrooms that do diapering do not have a foot operated trash can or one that is used in an manner that the staff do not touch the exterior surface.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that the trash cans are replaced.

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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