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Discovery Daycare Inc.
1363 E. Main Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-2523

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: June 3, 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.
? 8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
? 22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
? 63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Comments:
An unannounced inspection began 10:55 am ended 1:45 pm on 6/3/2022.
Upon entering the center diapering was observed. The children were playing with the available toys and preparing for lunch. Nap time was also observed.
Five children and five staff records were reviewed.
There were 31 children present with 12 staff.
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Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-A
Description: Based on record review the center failed to ensure that all staff living outside of the state of Virginia in the past five years has an out of state background check.
Evidence:
Staff #4, hire date 12/13/2021 listed living out of the State of Virginia is the past five years and there are no background checks on file from that state.

Plan of Correction: The out of state background checks have been received. The center will ensure that all background checks are requested within set time frames.

Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-2
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to ensure that all staff submit to fingerprinting/criminal history checks prior to first day of employment.
Staff #2, hire date 5/2/2022, does not have a fingerprint background check on file.

Plan of Correction: The center was able to locate the background check missing. The center will ensure that all background check information is on file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on review of records the center failed to ensure that employees are not employed until the center has the staff person's completed sworn statement or affirmation.
Evidence:
Staff # 1 has a hire date of May 2, 2022 and was working on 6/3/2022. There was no sworn statement or affirmation on file.

Plan of Correction: All staff records updated to include all the required information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to ensure that staff have a central registry finding within 30 days of employment.
Evidence:
Staff #2, hire date 5/2/2022 and staff #4, hire date 12/13/2021 do not have a central registry finding on file. Staff #2 was present during the inspection and interviews proved that staff #4 works regularly at the center.

Plan of Correction: Central registry has been mailed off. Will ensure that all future hires will be sent off within set time frames.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-A
Description: Based on review of records the center failed to ensure that each child shall have a physical examination before the child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance.
Evidence:
Child #5 began care 6/18/2021, no physical examination is on file.

Plan of Correction: Contact has been made with the parent/custodian to request the physical be brought in.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A-1
Description: Based on review of records the center failed to ensure that each staff member submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children.
Evidence:
Staff # 4 has a hire date of 12/13/2021 and there is no TB screening documentation on file.

Plan of Correction: Staff records updated to include all required information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on review of records the center failed to maintain for each child enrolled documentation of viewing proof of the children's identity and age.
Evidence:
Child # 1 entered care 3/3/2021, there is no proof of the child's identity and age in the file.

Plan of Correction: Children's records have been updated to include all required information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on review of records the center failed to have the following information in each staff records.
Evidence:
1. Staff # 1, 3 and 5 do not have a date of employment listed.
2. Staff # 2 does not have an application on file.
3. Staff # 2 and 4 do not have emergency contact information listed.
4. Staff # 1, 3, 5 do not have documentation to demonstrate that the individual possess the education, certification required for their job position.
5. Staff #1, 2, 3, 4 do not have documentation that two or more references were contacted.

Plan of Correction: Staff records updated to include all the required information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to ensure that staff shall complete orientation training prior to the staff working alone with children and no later than seven days of assuming job responsibilities.
Evidence:
Staff #1, 2, 3, 4 did not have documentation of orientation training being conducted.

Plan of Correction: Staff records updated to include all the required information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that the areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a safe condition.
Evidence:
Located in the preschool area is a sink with a white cabinet. The paint/covering is peeling off and is accessible to the children.

Plan of Correction: The peeling paint was removed and the cabinet was repaired.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to unsure that hazardous substances shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence:
1. The storage closets located at the preschoolers bathroom had a chain lock on the door. The chain was too long and when LI opened the door with the chain attached all of the hazardous substances inside were easily accessible.
2. On top of the book cases/room dividers in the toddler and two year old areas was a spray bottle of sanitizer. Accessible to the children.

Plan of Correction: The hazardous substances are placed in an area inaccessible to the children. The chain was shortened to prevent access.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that staff wash their hands with soap and running before and after a diaper change.
Evidence:
1. While observing diaper changing in the infant area the staff changed a diaper, used hand sanitizer and then proceeded to change another diaper.
2. While observing the diaper changing in the toddlers area the staff changed a diaper and did not wash her hands prior to changing another diaper.

Plan of Correction: Staff reminded the appropriate way to wash hands. Will continue to monitor.

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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