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Just Beginning Day Care
377 Hanbury Road West
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-9007

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: March 14, 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:
Just a reminder to remove standing water on the playground before children are allowed to play.

Comments:
A renewal inspection was initiated and concluded on March 14, 2022. There were 39 children in care ages 17months through five years old. There were nine present at the onset of inspection. A walking tour of the entire facility inside and outside was completed. The first aid kit, emergency flashlight and radio as well as emergency evacuations and annually required inspections were reviewed.
The center reports that they are not offering transportation at this time. Violations were cited in multiple areas of standards and reviewed with program director at the conclusion of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.036-B-2
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to obtain fingerprints as required.
Evidence
1 - There was not fingerprint background check available for review for the owner of the center.
2 - The program director confirmed that there was not fingerprint background check available for the owner.

Plan of Correction: Fingerprints were requested during inspects were received on 3/21/22

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-40-D-1-c
Description: Based on record review the center failed to maintain background checks for any applicant or agent as required.
Evidence:
1 - The sworn statement or affirmation and central registry finding for corporation owner expired in 2021.
2 - The program director stated that the center had not updated the owner's background checks.

Plan of Correction: Sworn disclosure statement was corrected during inspection

The CPS check was requested/mailed on 3/18./2022

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-D
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that the license is posted.
Evidence:
1 - The license was not posted in place that is conspicuous to the public as there are two main entrances to the facility.
2 - The program director stated that license was not posted at the entrance on the school age side of the building.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection license posted

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-50-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that children's records are confidential.
Evidence:
1 - The children's records were stored in an unlocked file cabinet near the preschool entrance to the facility.
a. Parents and children were observed walking past the file cabinet. There were not any staff near the file cabinet monitor that the information stored with was being maintained confidential.
2 - The inspector was directed to and was able to easily access the children's records in the undlocked file cabinet without assistance or use of key during the inspection.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each child's record contains all required information.
Evidence:
1 -The record for child 1 does not contain documentation of emergency contact.
2 - Child 1 was in care today in the two/three year old room with staff 1 who stated she did not have any documentation of emergency contact information for child 1

Plan of Correction: The emergency contact was provided to the classroom teacher and placed in the child's record the day of the inspection

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that attendance is maintained in each group as required.
Evidence:
In the two/three year old room staff 2 stated that a new child present for care today was not listed on the attendance sheet.

Plan of Correction: The attendance sheet was updated and given to the 2/3 year old teachers. We are in the process of updating all attendance sheets for each classroom.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-260-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that a fire inspection is obtained annually.
Evidence:
1 - The most recent fire inspection available for review during the inspection was dated 1/26/2021.
2 - The program director stated the fire inspection dated 1/26/2021 is the most recent inspection available at the center.

Plan of Correction: The fire marshal's office will be contact and an inspection will be requested.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that areas are maintained in safe operable condition.
Evidence:
1 - There are dangling electrical cords from a DVD player and flatscreen TV in the two/three year old room. These items pose a toppling hazard
2 - There are shelving units approximately 4 feet tall in the two/three and three year old child care rooms that are not secured to the wall and pose a toppling hazard.
3 - In the two/three year old room the bathroom sink is clogged with approximately 4 inches of standing water that is murky and cloudy. Staff 1 reports that sink has been clogged for some time.

Plan of Correction: Cords are being secured
Shelves will be secured
Working on repairing the sink

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that resilient surface is maintained under around and into the fall/use zones of playground equipment.
Evidence:
1 - The resilient surface on the playground is compacted and hard in all areas.
2 - The center owner and program director confirm that resilient surface has not been tilled, turned or replenished since fall.

Plan of Correction: Facility is working on getting all the sand turned and fluffed.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that diapers are changed on a nonabsorbent surface.
Evidence:
1 - Staff stated that there were children in care wearing pull-up diapers today and she changes them standing up in front of the toilet.
a. There was not a diaper changing mat in the bathroom used by this class.

Plan of Correction: A new pad was purchased for the three year old room for changing pull-ups.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-F
Description: Based on record review and interview the center did not practice lockdown procedures annually as required.
Evidence:
During the inspection there was not any documentation of practiced lockdown procedures available for review.

Plan of Correction: A new form was made and two lockdown drills have been planned for this calendar year.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-F
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that posted menus are dated.
Evidence:
1 - Menus posted throughout the building were not dated.
2 - The center cook stated that menus were not dated.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection. Menus will be dated weekly as required.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that when food is brought from home the containers are dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner.
Evidence:
Throughout the building there were snack, lunch and drink containers that are not dated or labeled so that the owner could be identified.

Plan of Correction: A system has been implemented, supplies placed in each classroom and parents informed that they will be responsible for labeling children's meals and snacks and drink bottles at drop off.

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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