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Buildin Blocks Daycare
2901 S. Crater Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 244-4254

Current Inspector: Lynn Powers (804) 840-8260

Inspection Date: Feb. 10, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on 2/22/2022 from 11:05am to 2:15pm. A virtual record review was completed on 02/15/2022. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing, supervision, programming, medication, special care, emergencies and nutrition. A total of 3 children?s records and 10 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-2
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure one of ten staff records contained documentation of fingerprint based national criminal history search results prior to employment.
Evidence:
1. The record of staff #10 (start date: center unable to determine) did not have documentation of fingerprint based national criminal history search results.
2. Staff #10 met the department?s definition of `staff? by supervising children alone during nap time and transportation.
3. The center director stated that staff #10 periodically relieved staff for breaks during nap time and drove the center?s van to pick children up from school.

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

Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure three of ten staff records contained documentation of criminal history record results, sex offender registry check results and a child abuse and neglect search request from any state in which the individual has resided in the past five years.
Evidence:
1. The record of staff #1 (start date: 11/08/2021) did not have documentation of criminal history record results, sex offender registry check results and a child abuse and neglect search request from any state in which the individual has resided in the past five years.
2. The record of staff #4 (start date: 1/27/2022) did not have documentation of criminal history record results and sex offender registry check results from any state in which the individual has resided in the past five years.
3. The record of staff #5 (start date: 11/14/2021) did not have documentation of criminal history record results, sex offender registry check results and a child abuse and neglect search request from any state in which the individual has resided in the past five years.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure one of ten staff records contained documentation of a completed sworn statement or affirmation prior to the first day of employment.
Evidence:
1. The record of staff #10 (start date: center was unable to determine) did not have documentation of a completed sworn statement or affirmation. Staff #10 met the department?s definition of `staff? by supervising children alone during nap time and transportation. The center director stated that staff #10 periodically relieved staff for breaks during nap time and drove the center?s van to pick children up from school.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, the provider did not ensure four of ten staff records had documentation of central registry results within 30 days of employment.
Evidence:
1. The record of staff #1 (start date: 11/8/21) did not have documentation of central registry results.
2. The record of staff #6 (start date: 10/14/21) had documentation of central registry results dated 1/25/22.
3. The record of staff #9 (start date: 7/20/21) had documentation of central registry results dated 1/25/22.
4. The record of staff #10 (start date: center was unable to determine) did not have documentation of central registry. Staff #10 met the department?s definition of `staff? by supervising children alone during nap time and transportation. The center director stated that staff #10 periodically relieved staff for breaks during nap time and drove the center?s van to pick children up from school.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-130-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure two of three childrens records had documentation of immunizations prior to the child's enrollment.
Evidence:
1. The record of child #1 (start date: 11/30/20) had documentation of immunizations dated 5/18/2021.
2. The record of child #2 (start date: 6/7/21) had documentation of immunizations dated 9/29/21.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure three of three childrens records had documentation of a physical exam within 30 days of enrollment.
Evidence:
1. The record of child #1 (start date: 11/30/20) had documentation of a physical exam dated 5/18/2021.
2. The record of child #2 (start date: 6/7/21) did not have documentation of a physical exam.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure four of ten staff records had all of the required documentation.
Evidence:
1. The record of staff #6 (start date: 10/14/2021) did not have documentation showing that the individual possesses the training as required by the job position. The center director stated that staff #6 is a program leader. Staff #6 had 19 of the 24 required training hours.
2. The record of staff #8 (start date: 11/09/2021) did not have documentation that the individual possesses the training as required by the job position. The center director stated that staff #8 is a program leader. Staff #8 had 20 of the 24 required training hours.
3. Staff #10 (start date: center was unable to determine) did not have any required staff record documentation.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
1. The infant room had a heater sitting in the middle of the floor with a cord traveling from the heater to the wall presenting a tripping and falling hazard.
2. The infant bathroom sink and toilet was inoperable during the inspection.
3. Several areas in the infant room and bathrooms had holes in the wall exposing crumbling drywall. The girl?s bathroom had a loose wall board exposing drywall, pipes and protruding nails.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence:
The center's hallway closet was unlocked and contained several cleaners.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure children under 10 years of age always shall be within actual sight and sound supervision of staff.
Evidence:
1. Three preschool children were observed walking back and forth, from the kitchen to the preschool classroom alone. The preschool classroom and kitchen are about 25 feet apart. The children were not able to be seen or heard while walking in the hallway.
2. The toddler teacher walked out of the toddler classroom several times, leaving a sleeping toddler alone in the classroom.
3. A school age child was observed walking around the building unsupervised and later during the inspection, the same child was observed sleeping in a room with the door closed. Throughout the duration of the inspection, the school age child could not be seen or heard.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-570-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure to place children in high chairs with the protective belt fastened securely.
Evidence:
There were three infants whose protective belts were not fastened securely while sitting in high chairs during lunch time.

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

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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