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Amazing Grace Childcare Center, LLC
54 E. Cedar Fork Road
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 480-3062

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 381-8487

Inspection Date: April 7, 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 (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Comments:
A monitoring inspection was conducted on 4/7/2022 and concluded on 4/14/2022 with center staff.On 4/7/2022, there were 9 children present, ranging in age from 3 months to 4 years to, with two 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 3 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 call me if you have any questions at 804-381-8487 or e-mail tara.barton@doe.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-2
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility did not ensure that the required fingerprint check was completed within the last 90 days prior to the date of employment. Evidence: The fingerprint check for Staff B (date of hire 2/15/2022) had a fingerprint check dated 11/6/2020, exceeding the 90 day expiration.

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

Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility failed to have documentation of required background checks for each staff who have lived in another state in the past five years. Evidence: Staff C stated that she had resided in another state in the past five years. There was no documentation of a NC sex offender registry search prior to employment or a NC search of the central registry within 30 days of hire.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility failed to have a completed search of the central registry (CPS check) within 30 days of employment for each staff. Evidence: Staff A (date of hire 3/1/2022), Staff B (date of hire 2/15/2022), and Staff C (date of hire 8/31/2021) did not have a search of the central registry on file or documentation of having sent the search of the central registry within 7 days of employment.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility failed to obtain a tuberculosis test or screening from each employee prior to direct contact with children. Evidence: Staff B (date of hire 2/15/2022) did not have documentation of a tuberculosis test or screening on file.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility failed to have all required documentation in each file. Evidence: Staff A (date of hire 3/3/2022) and Staff B (date of hire 2/15/2022) did not have documentation of two references prior to employment.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-190-A
Description: Based on observation, review of three staff files, and staff interview, the facility failed to have a qualified director on site. Evidence: there are no staff members who meet the qualifications of director. The owner stated she has been trying to hire a director, but she currently does not have anyone hired. The last time a qualified director was on site was October 2021.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B
Description: Based on review of three staff files, the facility failed to have documentation of orientation training for each staff prior to working with children. Evidence: there was no documentation to support that Staff A date of hire 3/3/2022) had orientation training. Staff B (date of hire 2/15/2022) had orientation dated 3/25/2022.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not maintain all areas and equipment in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence:
1. There was chipped paint on the wall in the infant room that had been picked off by a one year old in a crib that was close to the wall.
2. There was a rack in the preschool room that was loose and fell off the wall when the licensing inspector touched it.
3. The toilet paper holder in the bathroom off of the kitchen was broken.
4. The door to the kitchen is broken and will not shut properly without being slammed.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-1
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to maintain the required ratio for infants. The ratio for children up to 16 months is one staff for every four children. Evidence: on 4/7/2022, there were nine children, ages 4 months to 4 years old with two staff members.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-360-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to have a variety of age and state appropriate activities. Evidence: in a mixed age group of 3 months to 4 years on 4/7/2022, the television was on from 2:40 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On 4/14/2022, the television was on from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in a group of children aged 3 months to 4 years.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-370-5
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to provide awake infants not playing on the floor or ground a change in play space at least every 30 minutes or more often as determined by the individual infant's needs. Evidence: on 4/7/2022, an awake 3 month old was in a bouncer seat from 2:40 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The baby was removed when the licensing inspector stated she needed a change of play space.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to follow requirements for handwashing. Evidence: Staff A did not wash hands before and after diapering an infant. Staff A did not wash the infant's hands after diapering.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-G
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to label each medication with the child's name, the dosage amount, and the time to be given. Evidence: A bottle of CVS allergy relief was in a cabinet above the sink. It was not labeled with the child's name, the dosage amount, or the time to be given.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-L
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to have all medication in a locked place that prevents access by children. Evidence: there was a bottle of CVS allergy relief and an epipen in an unlocked cabinet above the sink in the kitchen. The kitchen door was not locked.

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

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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