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Great Things Christian Childcare Center
1069 N. George Washington Highway
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 606-2098

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: April 6, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint investigation was initiated on 3/14/22 and was concluded on 4/6/22 in response to a complaint received by the licensing office on 3/14/22 regarding supervision and procedures for emergencies. Observation, record reviews, video footage review, and interviews were conducted relating to the allegations on 3/14/22 and 4/6/22. The information gathered during the investigation does support the allegation, so the complaint is determined to be "valid". If you have any questions, contact the licensing inspector at (757)354-7307.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on video footage, record review and interviews it was determined the staff did not ensure the care and protection of the children they were supervising at all times.
Evidence:
1. On March 10th, 2022 at approximately 2:40 pm Staff #1 tilted a table with one hand while vacuuming with the other in close proximity to a group of 5 preschool aged children seated on the carpet.
2. Video shows the table slip from Staff #1's hand falling onto child #1(20 months old) hitting them in the face and stomach.
3. Video footage shows Staff #1 slowly approach child #1 and then proceed to comfort child, assess and treat for injury.
4. Injury report dated 3/10/22 confirmed the the table slipped out of staff #1's hand and fell on child #1 but did not report the nose bleed.
5. Parent reported that upon taking child to Urgent Care dried blood in their nose and a busted top lip. Parent contacted the staff who confirmed the nose did bleed.

Plan of Correction: Retrain all current & future staff not to lift any tables to clean under them. Simply slide the table to gain access to clean underneath and to make sure children are protected & supervised at all times while doing so. Staff #1 is no longer an employee based upon this incident and not following proper operating procedures.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on video footage, record review and interviews it was determined the staff did not ensure the care and protection of the children they were supervising at all times.
Evidence:
1. On March 10th, 2022 at approximately 2:40 pm Staff #1 tilted a table with one hand while vacuuming with the other in close proximity to a group of 5 preschool aged children seated on the carpet.
2. Video shows the table slip from Staff #1's hand falling onto child #1(20 months old) hitting them in the face and stomach.
3. Video footage shows Staff #1 slowly approach child #1 and then proceed to comfort child, assess and treat for injury.
4. Injury report dated 3/10/22 confirmed the the table slipped out of staff #1's hand and fell on child #1 but did not report the nose bleed.
5. Parent reported that upon taking child to Urgent Care dried blood in their nose and a busted top lip. Parent contacted the staff who confirmed the nose did bleed.

Plan of Correction: -

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-P
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not ensure that the written record of children's serious and minor injuries contained all of the required information.
Evidence:
1. The Injury report dated 3/10/22 for child #1 did not describe the type of the injury.
2. Staff reported a table fell over on top of child #1, staff noted "the table appeared to fall on the child's stomach but there was discoloration of the nose and liquidly blood on the child's face". These details were not captured on the injury report.
3. Staff was seen in the video cleaning the inside of child #1's nose, this was not documented on the injury report.

Plan of Correction: -

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-P
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on record review and interview it was determined the center did not ensure that the written record of children's serious and minor injuries contained all of the required information.
Evidence:
1. The Injury report dated 3/10/22 for child #1 did not describe the type of the injury.
2. Staff reported a table fell over on top of child #1, staff noted "the table appeared to fall on the child's stomach but there was discoloration of the nose and liquidly blood on the child's face". These details were not captured on the injury report.
3. Staff was seen in the video cleaning the inside of child #1's nose, this was not documented on the injury report.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be retrained in the area of injury report writing as to report every thing they see and transfer that information to the injury report as to not omit very important information. Staff #1 is no longer employed for violating this operating procedure.

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.

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