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Barbara's Childcare Center
8055 Carlton Street
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 480-2272

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: March 4, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Inspector spoke with the director about updated standards during this inspection.

This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate hybrid protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews, and an on site tour of the program.

A monitoring inspection was conducted on 3/4/2022. The director was contacted by email to initiate the inspection. There were 12 children present and 4 staff. The inspector emailed the director/provider a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 2 children?s records and 3 staff records, along with any requested program records submitted by the facility to determine if required documentation was complete.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not ensure that the record for each child contained documentation of child updates and confirmation of up-to-date information in the child's record as required by 8VAC20-780-420 E 3.
1. The record for child #1 and child #2 did not contain confirmation of up-to-date information.
2. The documentation in child #1's record shows it was last reviewed and/or updated in 2019.
3. The documentation in child #2's record shows it was last reviewed and/or updated in 2020.
4. Staff confirmed documentation of review and/or update of the children's records were not available during this inspection.

Plan of Correction: Center will have parents review and update if needed their child's record.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation it was determined the center did not ensure that all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.
The light switch in the bathroom did not have a switch plate cover, exposing the wiring to the light switch, creating a potential shock hazard.

Plan of Correction: Center will cover the light switch to prevent access to the wiring.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-530-C
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not ensure that at least two staff members who meet the requirements of subsection A of this section present on the premises during the center's hours of operation, on fieldtrips, and wherever children are in care.
1. There were four staff members present during this inspection. All four staff member's CPR and First Aid certification expired on 2/29/22.
2. Staff confirmed that they needed current CPR and First Aid certification.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be retrained in CPR and First Aid.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-B
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not review and update the emergency preparedness plan annually.
1. The center's emergency plan did not contain documentation of an annual review and update.
2. Staff confirmed the plan needed to be reviewed.

Plan of Correction: Staff will document review and update if needed of the emergency preparedness plan.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not conduct monthly practice evacuation drills.
1. There were no evacuation drills recorded for January and February 2022.
2. Staff confirmed evacuation drills were not completed for the months of January and February.

Plan of Correction: Staff will ensure monthly evacuation drills are completed.


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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