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AlphaBEST @ Victory Elementary
2828 Greenwood Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Current Inspector: Christopher Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: Nov. 29, 2021 and Dec. 9, 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.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
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 11/29/21 and concluded on 12/9/21. The provider was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 16 children present and 2 staff present. The inspector emailed the director/provider a list of items required to complete the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of two 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 #1 did not contain documentation of a completed search of the central registry finding.
2. Staff #1 (Program Director) reviewed the record for the staff #1, and confirmed that the search of the central registry finding has not been received.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: Staff #1 has previously completed the search of the central registry, but we were unable to locate it for viewing during the inspection. If it can't be located staff #1 will need to complete a new search of the central registry. All new staff will complete a search of the central registry upon hire and we will ensure it is received within 30 days.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-540-E
Description: Based on a review of the emergency supplies at the center, it was determined that the licensee did not ensure that there is one working battery-operated radio in each building used by children.


Evidence:
1. There was not a working battery-operated radio and battery-operated radio available during the inspection.
2. Staff #1 confirmed that there was not a working battery-operated radio and battery-operated radio available during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: A battery-operated radio and battery-operated radio were purchased and are now at the center..

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.

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