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Smiles & Giggles Learning Center Incorporated
132 Fox Hill Road
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 851-3030

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Feb. 3, 2022 and Feb. 4, 2022

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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

Technical Assistance:
Reviewed PPB screening information and requirements.

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 February 3, 2022 and concluded on February 4, 2022. The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were34 children present, ranging in ages from 6 weeks to 4 years, with 7 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of 3 child records and 3 staff records were reviewed.

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

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Base on record review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensue to obtain the results of a criminal history record (CRC) information check, a sex offender registry check and a search of the child abuse and neglect registry (CPS) or equivalent registry from any state from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years before reporting to the child day center.

Evidence: The record for staff #1 did not include the CRC or the sex offender check from Texas where the staff had lived within the last 5 years prior to beginning employment and did not include a Texas CPS check within 30 days of employment. Staff #1 date of employment 11-12-2021..

Plan of Correction: Director will ensure staff receive/ obtain an out of state background /central registry check.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-B
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the license did not ensure to obtain documentation of a negative results of (PPD) tuberculosis screening that included a clearance statement signed by a physician, the physician's designee or an official of the local health department. This statement shall include language that the individual does not have any current symptoms of active tuberculosis, does not have either a risk factor for acquiring tuberculosis infection or a risk factor for progression to active tuberculosis disease as defined by the local health department, or has been treated for these conditions in the past, and is currently free of tuberculosis in a communicable form.

Evidence: The record for staff #1 did not include documentation of a negative PP screening.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-G
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews the license did not ensure all if hazardous substances are not kept in original containers, the substitute containers shall clearly indicate their contents and shall not resemble food or beverage containers.

Evidence: In a cabinet in the toddler room there were two spray containers with clear liquid and the contents was not labeled. The center staff said one container was a bleach and water solution and the other was a soap and water solution.

Plan of Correction: Director will ensure bleach/ soap & water bottles labeled at all times, corrected immediately.

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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