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Heritage Child Development Center
224 Mosby Blvd.
Berryville, VA 22611
(540) 955-4194

Current Inspector: Barbara Workman (540) 430-9257

Inspection Date: Feb. 11, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications & Training
8VAC20-780 Staff & Supervision
8VAC20-780 Programs
63.2-1509

Comments:
A non-mandated inspection was initiated on February 11, 2022 and concluded on February 22, 2022. A self-reported incident was received in the Office of Child Care Health and Safety (Valley Office), on February 11, 2022 regarding behavior management and forbidden action. Interviews were conducted on 02/14/2022 in conjunction with a local agency. One child record, six interviews, attendance records, and observations of the classroom were conducted.

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

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Licensing Inspector at 540-430-9257.

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2-1509-A
Description: Based on interviews, staff failed to report suspected child abuse and neglect in a timely manner.

Evidence:
1. Staff #2 stated in an interview on 02/14/2022, that Child #1 had told her on 02/04/2022 that she was scared of Staff #3, and that Staff #3 had pinched her.
2. Staff #2 did not check Child #1 for any marks, nor did Staff #2 report the incident to administration.
3. Administration was made aware of the alleged abuse on 02/07/2022 by the parent.
4. Administration reported the incident to Child Protective Services and Office of Child Care Health and Safety on 02/09/2022. Staff #3 was put on administrative leave until the investigation was completed by both entities.

Plan of Correction: Disciplinary action was taken on the staff for not reporting the incident. All staff will attend a Mandated Report training for Child Abuse and Neglect on March 1, 2022. Staff will continue to actively work on Conscious Discipline training and classroom management training.

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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