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Bethel Child Development Center
1705 Todds Lane
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 826-1426 (308)

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: May 19, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.

Technical Assistance:
Discussed reviewing the new CDC standards that became effective 10-13-2021 and the new website (Child Care VA) https://www.doe.virginia.gov/cc/.

Clarified requirements for child assessments conducted by parents and center staff.

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and an in person tour of the program.
A complaint inspection was initiated on May 19, 2022 and concluded on June 2, 2022. There were 61 children present, ranging in ages from infants to age 5, with 9 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the area of staffing and supervision. 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.
Inspection was amended on June 7, 2022.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-3
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation, record review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure the staff-to-children ratio 1 staff or every 8 children for the children age 2 was followed.

Evidence: Between 8:30am and 9:00 am on May 19, 2022 there were 9 children in the two year old classroom, room #106 with 1 staff. Two of the children (child #1 and child #2) on the roll sheet were under 24 months. Child #1 was 23 months old and child #2 was 21 months old

Plan of Correction: Director will ensure moving forward every child will have an assessment prior to being moved up. Parents and center staff completed assessments for child #1 and child #2 and they are in the two year old room. Parents had given written permission for the children to be in the two year old room.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-Q
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on staff interviews, record review and observation the licensee did not ensure when a child is assigned to a different age group it is done with a parent's written permission and a written assessment by the program director and program leader.

Evidence: Child #1, 23 months old and child #2, 21 months old were assigned to the two year old room. Center director confirmed there was not documentation of a written assessment by the program director and program leader conducted for Child #1 and Child #2.

Plan of Correction: Director will ensure moving forward every child will have an assessment prior to being moved up. Parents and center staff completed assessments for child #1 and child #2 and they are in the two year old room. Parents had given written permission for the children to be in the two year old room.

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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