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Amherst Presbyterian Preschool
163 Second Street
Amherst, VA 24521
(434) 946-5244

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Nov. 12, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
A renewal inspection was initiated on 07/30/2021 and concluded on 08/15/2021. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 10 children present and 2 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 2 staff records, along with any requested program records submitted by the facility to determine if required documentation was complete.

New requirements became effective on October 13, 2021. The facility has not yet fully complied with the following requirements Insert specific requirement and description. 8VAC20-780-80-A
for each group of children, the center shall maintain a written record of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in
care as it occurs and 8VAC20-780-40-K the center shall develop written procedures for prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma, including coping with crying babies, safe sleeping practices, and sudden infant death syndrome awareness. The facility is to review the new requirements and work with their assigned inspector to ensure future compliance The facility is to review the new requirements and work with their assigned inspector to ensure future compliance.

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

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on review of two children's records, the center failed to ensure that all immunizations were obtained prior to the child starting the program.

Evidence:
1. Child # 2 started the program on 5/16/2021 and the date on the immunization was 8/8/2021.

Plan of Correction: In the future the director will make sure that all immunizations are obtained prior to starting.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of two children's records, the center failed to ensure that all physical examinations were obtained within 30 days of the child starting the program.
Evidence:
1. Child # 2 started the program on 5/16/2021 and the date on the physical was 8/8/2021.

Plan of Correction: The director will make sure that all physical are obtain prior to starting or within 30 days of starting.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-A
Description: Based on review of two board officers, the center failed to ensure that all repeat CPS background checks

Evidence:

Board Officer # 2 most recent CPS background check was dated 10/18/2017. The background checks is required to be resubmitted every five years.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that it was sent out and they are waiting the results.

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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