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General Booth KinderCare
1801 General Booth Blvd.
Virginia beach, VA 23454
(757) 721-7664

Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487

Inspection Date: March 21, 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.
8VAC20-790 SUBSIDY REGULATIONS.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-820 SANCTIONS.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.

Technical Assistance:
The following was discussed with the program director:
8VAC20-780-(4)-280-H Cosmetics, medications, or other harmful agents shall not be stored in areas, purses or pockets that are accessible to children

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and a n in-person component.
A monitoring inspection was initiated on 03/15/2022 and concluded on 03/21/2022 The director contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 111 children present and 22 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 4 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a safe condition.
1. In the school-age classroom there was peeling paint on the walls, in reach of children.
2. On the playground there were 2 tricycles that each had a foot pedal missing.
3. On the playground, the plastic play structure had a cracked area where a toy steering wheel once was. The cracked area was jagged to-the-touch and posed a pinch hazard.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the director during the exit interview:
A work order has already been placed for repainting and is scheduled for completion in June. The two tricycles with missing pedals will be removed from the playground and new ones have been ordered. The cracked plastic on the play equipment will be repaired.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure where playground equipment was provided, resilient surfacing complied with minimum standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in the American Society for Testing and Materials standard F1292-99.
1. The center's two playground areas had a poured-in-place resilient surfacing under two play structures that had cracks and chunks missing in the fall zones.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the director during the exit interview:
The center has already placed a work order for the repair of the poured-in-place. The manufacturer is unable to repair during cold weather because of the risk the material used would not set into place. AS soon as the weather warms-up all cracks and chunks will be repaired. In the meantime cushioned mats will be placed in the fall zones of the slides.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-430-I
Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure personal articles were individually assigned.
In the infant room there were 6 pacifiers that were not individually assigned. Two of those pacifiers were identical.

Plan of Correction: The following corrective action was provided by the director during the exit interview:
Attempts to label the pacifiers with sharpie markers have not worked as the ink rubs off. The Director will talk with infant staff and come-up with a solution to ensure all pacifiers are individually labeled.

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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