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Arms of the King, Inc.
10998 Jefferson Avenue
Newport news, VA 23601
(757) 599-5737

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Feb. 17, 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:
Discussed reviewing the new CDC standards that became effective 10-13-2021 and the new website (Child Care VA) https://www.doe.virginia.gov/cc/.

Discussed standards/ codes related over the counter skin medications and food brought from home.

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 17, 2022 and concluded on February 18, 2022. The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 30 children present, ranging in ages from 6 months to 5 years, with 10 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 #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on review of 3 children's records, the licensee did not ensure to maintain and keep at the center a separate record for each child enrolled which shall contained all required information.

Evidence: The following records were determined incomplete as they did not include the following information;
1) Child #1 did not include the second parent's home address, home phone number, employment place and employment phone number.
2) Child #2 did not include the second parent's home address, home phone number, employment place and employment phone number.
3) Child #3 did not include the second employment place and employment phone number.

Plan of Correction: The director asked parents to write "N/A" or unknown in fields which were left blank.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews the licensee did not ensure, areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Unsafe conditions shall include, but not be limited to, splintered, cracked or otherwise deteriorating wood; chipped or peeling paint; visible cracks, bending or warping, rusting or breakage of any equipment; head entrapment hazards; and protruding nails, bolts or other components that could entangle clothing or snag skin.

Evidence: On the playground, accessible to children the shed has two areas near the door frame where the wood is deteriorating, cracking and splintering.

Plan of Correction: The director will cover splintering wood with duct tape and with tarp so that it is not accessible to children. New Shed to be installed by 6/1/2022.

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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