329 Kellam Road
Virginia beach, VA 23462
Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487
Inspection Date: March 24, 2022
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and a in-person tour of the program A monitroing inspection was initiated on 3/21/22 and concluded on 3/24/22. The provider was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 11 children present and 3 staff. The inspector emailed the director/provider a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 5 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 with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-245-A Description: Based on a review of three staff records, it was determined that the Licensee did not ensure that staff shall complete annually a minimum of 16 hours of training appropriate to the age of children in care.
1. The three staff records reviewed did not contain documentation that any of the staff had completed the required 16 hours of annual training.
2. Staff #3 (Program director) confirmed that the three staff had not completed the required 16 hours of annual training.
Plan of Correction: The facility responded: We will ensure that all staff complete annually a minimum of 16 hours of training appropriate to the age of children in care.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B Description: Based on observation, it was determined the Licensee did not ensure that where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing shall comply with minimum safety standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in the American Society for Testing and Materials standard F1292-99 and shall be under equipment with moving parts or climbing apparatus to create a fall zone free of hazardous obstacles.
1. The resilient surface (rubber mulch), around the play structure was approximately three inches in depth at various locations when measured.
2. Staff #3 (Program Director) viewed the resilient surfacing (rubber mulch) in the fall zone for the play structure, and confirmed that it was not compliant with the requirements in the standards of six inches of resilient surfacing.
Plan of Correction: The facility responded: We will purchase additional rubber mulch in order ensure that it is at least six inches deep in the fall zone for the play structure.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-540-E Description: Based on a review of the emergency supplies at the center, it was determined that the Licensee did not ensure that there is one working battery-operated radio on each floor of the building used by children.
1. There was not a working battery-operated radio available on each floor during the inspection.
2. Staff #3 (Program Director) confirmed that there was not a battery-operated radio on two of the three floors used by children in the building.
Plan of Correction: The facility responded: We will purchase two additional battery-powered radios so there is one on each floor of the building used by the children in care.
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