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Heavenly Hands Early Learning Center SML
1077 Town Circle Way
Moneta, VA 24121
(434) 386-8082

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: March 30, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 ADMINISTRATION.
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 (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

Comments:
An unannounced on-site renewal inspection was conducted on 03/22/2022. There were 12 children, ages 1 months-5 years, present during the inspection. The inspector observed the following: end of morning snack, free choice activities, and handwashing. A total of 5 children?s records and 7 staff records, were reviewed. The inspector discussed the following with staff: background, medication, emergency policy, physical examination required for all ages of child and orientation.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.058
Description: Based on observation and interviews the center failed to ensure that a carbon monoxide detector was in the center.

Evidence:
1. Verified through interviews and observation the center did not have at least one required carbon monoxide detector.

Plan of Correction: The adminitration will purchase a carbon monoxide detector ASAP.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of two staff records, the center failed to ensure that all staff had a CPS check within 30 days of hire.

Evidence:
1. Staff # 5 was hired on 11/22/2021 and staff # 7 was hired on 11/29/2021 and on the day of the inspection did not have a CPS check in the record. There was documentation in staff's 7 record that contact was made with OBI on 3/16/2022. This is a repeat violation.

Plan of Correction: The administration will continue to contact OBI to ensure that the CPS check will be returned. In the future all background checks will be monitored for return time frames.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-A
Description: Based on review of five children's records, the center failed to ensure that all children had a physical examination within 30 days of enrollment.

Evidence:
1. Child # 3 with the start date of 1/17/2022 did not have a physical examination on the day of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The administration will have the parent to bring in a physical exam, all new children will have a physical exam within the required 30 days no matter the age of the child.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A-1
Description: Based on review of seven staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all staff had a TB screening or Test before coming in contact with children or 30 days prior to hire.

Evidence:
1. Staff # 6 was hired on 3/7/2022 and the TB test was dated 7/8/2020.

Plan of Correction: The administration will have the staff person to obtain a new TB screening.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-D
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that the license was posted in a conspicuous place for the public.

Evidence:
1. The license was located in the office sitting on the side of the copier machine.

Plan of Correction: The staff will move the license and will make sure that is is posted where parents can see.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-K
Description: Based on review and interviews with staff, the center failed to ensure that there was a written prevention procedure in place per the standard.

Evidence:
1. The administer verified that the center has not developed written procedures for prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma, including coping with crying babies, safe sleeping practices, and sudden infant death syndrome awareness.

Plan of Correction: The center will develop the procedures and will ensure that all staff are aware of the new procedures .

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on review of five children's records, the center failed to ensure that all records were complete as required by the standard.

Evidence:
1. Child # 1 was missing the phone number for dad's employer, the employer was listed. There was no address for both required emergency contact.
2. Child # 2 did not have a documented start date and no concurrent program information.
3. Child # 3 was missing the employer's phone for mom and has employer listed, No physician's phone number, and no concurrent program information.
4. Child # 4 did not have a documented start date, no address for one of the two required emergency contacts.
5. Child # 5 did not have a phone number for both parents employer, both employer was listed. Both of the two required emergency contacts did not have complete addresses.

Plan of Correction: The program administration will obtain the missing information from the parent and will ensure that all children's records are complete when enrolling in the program.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on review of seven new staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all components were obtained required by the standards.

Evidence:
1. Staff # 3,4, 5, 6 and 7 were missing the required job titles.
2. Staff # 6 did not have a documented start date.

Plan of Correction: The administration will ensure that all document job titles and start dates.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: Based on interviews with staff, the center failed to ensure that written attendance is taken daily.

Evidence:
1. Staff stated that they use an electronic attendance record. The staff was not able to inform the inspector how they would quickly determine who is in attendance in each group in real-time and have this information available to give to emergency responders in the event of an emergency. In addition, facilities must have a contingency plan to have the attendance records available in the event of circumstances such as a system failure, loss of internet connection or a power outage.

Plan of Correction: The administration will work with staff to ensure that a plan is in place for emergency with taking attendance.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all chemicals were locked.

Evidence:
1. Observed in the infant room, in the closet with the washer and dryer there were several unlocked hazardous chemicals sitting on a high shelf.
2. In the toddler room there was hazardous chemicals (disinfectant spray, Clorox clean up, Lysol spray) sitting on the top shelf.
3. On the refrigerator there were several containers of chemical unlocked.

Plan of Correction: The staff will lock all hazardous chemicals and monitor all classrooms.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-D
Description: Based on observation of the kitchen area, the center failed to ensure that all chemicals were not stored with or above food and single service items.

Evidence:
1. Sitting on top of the refrigerator were several containers of hazardous chemicals. There were stored above food.

Plan of Correction: The staff will move the chemicals to a location that is not with or above food.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-G
Description: Based on observation , the center failed to ensure that substitute containers clearly indicate their contents.

Evidence:
1. There was a clear bottle with a purple substance in the pre-k room that did not clearly indicate their contents.
2. There was a clear bottle with a clear liquid in the toddler room that did not clearly indicate their contents.

Plan of Correction: The staff will label all containers with their contents and will monitor.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-H
Description: Based on observation of the toddler room, the center failed to ensure that all personal purses were inaccessible to the children in care.

Evidence:
1. A staff's purse was sitting on a bench in the toddler room, it was accessible to the children in care.

Plan of Correction: The staff will remove the purse and store it in a place that is not accessible to the children.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-290-A-3
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all outlets were covered.

Evidence:
1. In the lobby area there was an outlet by the door and under the water fountain that was uncovered.

Plan of Correction: The staff will make sure that all outlets have a cover and will monitor.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-D
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that each grouping of children had a qualified program lead.

Evidence:
1. Staff # 6 was observed working as a program leader on the day of the inspection. After review of staff # 6 record there was no documentation of the educational requirements for a program leader position.
2. Staff # 2 and 4 were observed working in the toddler room as program leaders on the day of the inspection. After review of both staff's records, there was no documentation of the educational requirements for the position of program leader.
3. Staff # 7 was working as program leader in the pre-k room. After review of the staff's records, the staff did not have the educational requirements for the position of program leader.

Plan of Correction: Administration will work on having all staff qualified for the program leader position.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-430-L
Description: Based on observation of the toddler room, the center failed to ensure that infant walkers were not used.

Evidence:
1. Two infant walkers in the toddler room. Staff stated that they do use them for the toddlers that are not walking yet.

Plan of Correction: The walkers were removed during the inspections and will not be used.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation of diapering, the center failed to ensure that all diapering standards were met.

Evidence:
1. The diapering are was in the toddler room, the diapering area did not have a sink for handwashing. The staff and children had to leave the classroom and go down the hall to the restroom the wash hands. The sink was not accessible to the staff and children during diapering.

Plan of Correction: A portable sink has been ordered and will be used once it is delivered.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-520-A
Description: Based on review of the diapering area, the center failed to ensure that all diaper ointment was used according to the manufacturer recommendation.

Evidence:
1. There was a Destin diaper ointment that had expired 12/2021.

Plan of Correction: The diaper ointment will be discarded ASAP. All diaper standards will be met.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-530-A
Description: Based on observation and review of staff's records, the center failed to ensure that each grouping of children had First Aid and CPR certification.

Evidence:
1. The infant room did not have a staff person that had a qualifying First Aid and CPR certification.

Plan of Correction: The administration stated that she has scheduled a new training class soon. All staff will be added to this class.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-B
Description: Based on review of the emergency evacuation plan, the center failed to ensure that all components were written per the standard.

Evidence:
1. The emergency plan that was located on the wall of the lobby was written by the previous licensed CDC that operated in that building. The names and numbers were not updated to have the new owners.

Plan of Correction: Administration stated that a plan was updated and will be sent to the inspector. All plans will be updated for the new CDC.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-570-A
Description: Based on observations of the toddler room, the center failed to ensure that all belts were fastened when in use.

Evidence:
1. Child # 6 that was 14 months old was observed climbing out of the high chair and safety strap was not fastened.

Plan of Correction: The staff will keep a closer eye out for the child in the high chair. All straps will be fastened.

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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