Happyland Day Care Center
1227 Translyvania Avenue
Chesapeake, VA 23324
Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601
Inspection Date: Sept. 27, 2021
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
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 monitoring inspection was initiated on September 27, 2021 and concluded on October 11, 2021. The site director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 33 children present with four staff. The inspector emailed the site director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed three children?s records and three staff records, along with any requested program records submitted by the facility to determine if required documentation was complete.
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.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that equipment is maintained in operable condition.
On the playground there is a toy lawn mower that is missing the push handle and a pair of toy wheels that are not attached to anything.
Plan of Correction: All inoperable toys were removed from
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure the hazardous substances are kept in a locked place.
There are two bottles of hand sanitizer and one bottle of correction fluid sitting on the desk in the center office, an unlocked place and within reach of children in care.
Plan of Correction: Hand sanitizer and white out were
immediately removed from desk.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that there is an adequate supply as appropriate for each age group of arts and crafts materials, texture materials, construction materials, music and sound materials, books, social living equipment, and manipulative equipment.
1 - In the school age classroom where 22 children ages five through 11 years old were present there was one toy box filled with what appeared to be toddler lego blocks, one set of wooden blocks, one set of foam carpet connecting squares and one kitchen set without any toy dishes, food or any other dramatic play equipment.
a. The children were observed sitting at tables but were not engaged in any of the activities available.
2 - In the preschool classroom where six children ages four - five years old the children were observed watching television legos, a doll house without any dolls or action figures, doll house furnishing and 2 car garages without any cars.
Plan of Correction: Arts and crafts materials, paints, construction
paper and all other crafting supplies are
readily available and kept in the supply
cabinet until the teacher is ready to utilize
There are a variety of books located on the
various bookcases located throughout the
center including classrooms.
Social living equipment and manipulative
equipment were purchased including:
1. Kitchen set with toy dishes
2. Games were purchased for school age
3. Pre-school toys were purchased to
include- puzzles, action figures, and
cars for the garage.
Games were purchased for school age
children.Pre-school toys were purchased puzzles,
action figures, and cars for the garage.
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-4 Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that out-of-state background checks are obtained within the allotted time frame.
1 - The record for staff 2 does not contain and out of state sex offenders, criminal history or central registry background checks as required.
a. The Sworn Statement or Affirmation for staff 2 states that she lived in another state in the past five years
b. Staff 2 has a documented date of hire as July 12, 2021.
2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the out of state background checks had not been completed for staff 2.
Plan of Correction: Criminal Justice Information System in
Maryland has been contacted to begin
the process for Staff #2 background
A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.
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