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Hallwood Head Start
28281 Main Street
Hallwood, VA 23359
(757) 854-1800

Current Inspector: Christopher Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: Dec. 13, 2021 and Dec. 16, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 ADMINISTRATION.
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 PROGRAMS.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

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 monitoring inspection was initiated on 12/13/21 and concluded on 12/16/21. The provider was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 34 children present and 7 staff present. The inspector emailed the director/provider a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 4 children?s records and 4 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of 4 staff records, it was determined that the facility did not deny continued employment of a staff who did not have a search of the central registry finding within 30 days of employment.

Evidence:
1. The record for staff #2 did not contain documentation of a completed search of the central registry finding.
2. Staff #5 (Program Administrator) confirmed that the search of the central registry finding has not been received within 30 days of employment for staff #2.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: Staff #2 has completed the request and we are waiting on results, and will forward to the Licensing Inspector once received. We will ensure that all new staff will have a central registry search done with results within 30 days of employment.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on a review of 4 staff records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all staff provide documentation of a negative TB screening.

Evidence:
1. The record for staff #6 did not contain documentation of a negative TB screening.
2. Staff #5 (Program Administrator) confirmed that staff #6 did not have a negative TB screening available for viewing during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: Staff #2 will be sent to complete a TB screening. All new staff will complete a TB screening prior to employment.

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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