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Humankind Early Head Start Bedford
1928 Moneta Road
Bedford, VA 24523
(434) 632-4413

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Nov. 22, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced on-site renewal inspection was conducted on 11/22/2021. There were 6 children, ages 8 months-2 years, and 5 staff members present during the inspection. The inspector observed the following: free choice activities, large motor play outside, and painting. A total of 2 children?s records and 2 staff records, were reviewed. The inspector discussed the following with staff: attendance requirements, playground safety.

New requirements became effective on October 13, 2021 and the program has met all the new requirements.

Information gathered during the renewal inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and are documented on the violation noticed issued to the facility.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation of the infant room, the center failed to ensure that all chemicals were locked.

Evidence:

1. In the infant room there were four spray bottles of chemicals sitting on a high shelf. Two were on the side of the sink and two were on the side with the diaper changing table. All four spray containers were inaccessible to the children in care.

Plan of Correction: During the inspection the staff locked the chemicals and will only bring them out when using them for diapering and when cleaning and sanitizing the tables.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation of the first aid kit, the center failed to ensure that all medications were locked.

Evidence:
1. Observed stored in the first aid kit that was located in the staff area was several prepackaged medications that came with the first aid kit. The first aid kit was not accessible to the children in care.

Plan of Correction: During the inspection staff removed the medication from the first aid box and placed them in a locked medication box. All prepackaged first aid kits will be checked prior to being used in the facility.

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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