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Churchland KinderCare #1348
6025 Churchland Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 484-9377

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Feb. 7, 2022 and Feb. 14, 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.
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff both on-site and using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and a tour of the program.

A renewal inspection was initiated on 2/7/22 and concluded on 2/14/22. The center director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection and an on-site inspection was conducted on 2/14/22 from 10:45am until 1:00pm. At the time of the on-site inspection, there were 67 children in care with 10 staff present. A sample of 4 children's records and 4 staff records were reviewed. Children were observed engaging in learning activities, eating lunch and resting quietly during nap time. Restroom and handwashing procedures, lunch service and diapering procedures were also observed. First aid and emergency supplies, documentation of emergency practice drills, children's injury reports and required center postings 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: Based on record review and interview, it was determined that the center did not ensure that a copy of the results of a criminal history record information check, a sex offender registry check, and a search of the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry is obtained from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years.

Evidence:
1. Staff 1 has a hire date of 1/4/22. Staff 1 indicated on her sworn statement or affirmation that she has resided in the state of Nevada within the past five years. The results of a criminal history record information check and a sex offender registry check were not available for staff 1 from the state of Nevada.
2. Staff 2 has a hire date of 1/24/22. Staff 2 indicated on her sworn statement or affirmation that she has resided in the states of California, Illinois and Maryland within the past five years. The results of a criminal history record check and a sex offender registry check were not available for staff 2 from the states of California or Illinois. The results of a sex offender registry check was not available for staff 2 for the state of Maryland.
3. Staff 3 has a hire date of 12/15/21. Staff 3 indicated on her sworn statement or affirmation that she has resided in the states of California, Colorado and North Carolina within the past five years. The results of a criminal history record check and a sex offender registry check were not available for staff 3 from the state of California. The results of a sex offender registry check and a search of the child abuse and neglect registry were not available for staff 3 from the states of Colorado and North Carolina.
4. The center director confirmed that the above required out-of-state background checks were not completed for staff 1, staff 2 or staff 3.

Plan of Correction: The center responded with the following: The out-of-state background checks for staff 1, staff 2, and staff 3 will be completed and the results will be forwarded to the licensing inspector once received. Going forward, the center will ensure that all required out-of-state background checks are completed within the required timeframes.

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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