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Kids -N- Us Inc.
4247 Creighton Road
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 652-2323

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 840-8245

Inspection Date: April 26, 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.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on-site on April 26, 2022. The director was available during the inspection. There were 30 children present, ranging in ages from 6 months to 5 years, with 5 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of 5 child records and 4 staff records were reviewed.

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.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from today. Please specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-2
Description: Based on a review of records and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure to obtain a fingerprint based national criminal record check prior to the first day of employment for each staff.
Evidence: The record of staff #2 (hired 10/3/19) contained documentation of fingerprints dated 10/16/19. Administration acknowledged the fingerprints were late.

Plan of Correction: Supervisor will make sure fingerprints are done/completed before start date.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure that each staff record reviewed contained a central registry finding within 30 days of employment.
Evidence: 1. The record of staff #1 (hired 6/7/21) contained documentation of central registry results dated 9/7/21. 2. The record of staff #2 (hired 10/3/19) contained documentation of central registry results dated 11/12/19. 3. Administration acknowledged the central registry checks were late.

Plan of Correction: Supervisor will check dates to make sure they are correct.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-A
Description: Based on a review of records and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure to obtain documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician for each child before the child's attendance or within one month after attendance.
Evidence: The record of child #2 (enrolled 3/1/22) did not contain documentation of a physical. Administration acknowledged the physical was missing.

Plan of Correction: Physical form will be given to parents and completed.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-150-B
Description: Based on a review of records and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure that immunizations received shall be signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of the local health department.
Evidence: The record of child #2 (enrolled 3/1/22) contained immunizations that were not signed by a physician, designee, or an official of a local health department. Administration acknowledged the immunizations weren't signed.

Plan of Correction: Supervisor will check files and properly make sure everything is signed and dated.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure each staff member completed tuberculosis screening within the last 30 calendar days prior to beginning employment.
Evidence: The record of staff #4 (hired 12/14/21) contained documentation of a tuberculosis screening dated 10/18/21. Administration acknowledged the screening was more than 30 days old.

Plan of Correction: Supervisor will make sure TB shot align with start date, not more than 30 days.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence: 1. In the infant room there was an unlocked cabinet containing Lysol, Purell, and Hillyard Peroxide cleaner. The labels stated "keep out of reach of children" and "caution." 2. In the 3 year old classroom there was an unlocked cabinet containing multiple cleaners with labels that stated "keep out of the reach of children" and "caution." 3. In the toddler classroom there was an unlocked cabinet containing disinfectant spray and All Purpose cleaner with labels that stated "keep out of reach of children, "warning," and "caution." 4. In the 4 year old classroom bathroom there was an unlocked cabinet containing bleach and Purell with labels that stated "keep out of reach of children" and "caution." There were 2 unlocked cabinets in the classroom containing Purell and peroxide. The labels stated "keep out of reach of children" and "caution." 5. The janitor closet in the hallway outside the 2 year old room was unlocked and door was propped open. The closet contained multiple cleaners and chemicals. 6. The 2 year old classroom bathroom cabinet contained sanitizer and cleaners and a cabinet in the classroom contained room mist and glass cleaner. The labels stated "keep out of reach of children" and "caution." 7. Administration acknowledged each classroom had unlocked cabinets with hazardous substances.

Plan of Correction: All cabinets will periodically be checked by supervisor.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure that staff's hands are washed with soap and running water before and after a diaper change.
Evidence: 1. In the infant room, Staff #4 was observed to change a child's diaper without washing her hands before the diaper change. Staff #4 then immediately changed another child's diaper and did not wash her hands before the diaper change. Staff #4 acknowledged she did not wash her hands before the diaper change.

Plan of Correction: Training will be given in nursery to staff.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview on April 26, 2022, the center did not ensure the diapering surface shall be cleaned and sanitized after each use.
Evidence: 1. In the infant room, staff #4 was observed to change a child on the diaper table. The staff didn't clean and sanitize the diaper table after the diaper change and immediately changed another child. Staff #4 acknowledged she didn't clean and sanitize the diaper table after each diaper change.

Plan of Correction: Training will be given to teachers.

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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