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Happy Daycare Early Learning Center II
2548 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia beach, VA 23452
(757) 309-2288

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: March 18, 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.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Comments:
An onsite unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on March 18, 2022. There were 19 children in care with three staff at the onset of inspection. Children present ranged in age from seven months through three years. A sample of children and staff records were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including music and movement, story time, floor play, lunch and nap. Required annual inspections and postings were reviewed. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice and discussed with the center representative.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review the center failed obtain a physical examination before the child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance.
Evidence:
1 - Five out of ten children's reviewed do not have documentation of physical examination on file.
a. Child 1 does not have a documented first date of attendance.
b. Child 2 does not have a documente first date of attendance.
c. Child 3 has a documented first date of attendance as October 5, 2021.
d. Child 4 has a documented first date of attendance as November 8, 2021.
e. Child 5 has a documented first date of attendance as November 22, 2021.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based record review the center failed to obtain a completed sworn statement or affirmation before hire.
Evidence:
1 - The record for staff 2 did not contain any documentation that a sworn statement or affirmation was before the documented date of hire.
a. Staff 2 had a documented date of hire as March 27, 2019.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review the center failed to obtain a central registry finding within 30 days of employment.
Evidence:
The record for staff 5 did not have any documentation that a central registry finding was obtained. Staff 5 had a documented date of hire as November 17, 2020.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-130-A
Description: Based on record review the center failed to obtain documentation that each child has received the required immunizations before the child can attend the center.
Evidence:
1 - Four out of ten children's records reviewed do not have documentation of any immunizations.
a. Child 1 does not have a documented first date of attendance.
b. Child 2 does not have a documente first date of attendance.
c. Child 3 has a documented first date of attendance as October 5, 2021.
d. Child 5 has a documented first date of attendance as November 22, 2021.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record review the center failed to ensure that each child's record contains all required information.
Evidence:
1 - The record for child 1 and child 2 did not contain documentation of the children\s first day of attendance.
2 - There were four children in care in the preschool room that there was not any record available for review during the inspection.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review the center failed to ensure that staff records are maintained as required.
Evidence:
1 - There was not a record available for review for staff 3 who was observed alone caring for children in the infant room.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to maintain attendance as required.
Evidence:
1 - Upon request staff 2 stated "I am not sure about the attendance sheet and I can't give it to the inspector."
2 - An attendance was never provided for the preschool group.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that areas are maintained safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
1 - There are dangling electrical cords in the infant care room. Dangling cords pose entanglement and toppling hazards.
2 - There is a storage closet that is unlocked making the stacked items inside accessible. These items pose a toppling hazard.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place.
Evidence:
There is a container of clorox wipes stored on in open shelf, an unlocked location in the infant care room.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-290-A-3
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that outlet have protective covers.
Evidence:
There are two outlets in the infant room that do not have outlet covers.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-1
Description: Based on observation the center failed to maintain the required staff to child ratio with children birth up to 16 months of age.
Evidence:
1 - At approximately 11:00am there were six infant in care alone with staff 3.
2 - Staff reported that the additional staff assigned to the room was on a scheduled break.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-430-I
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that personal articles are individually assigned.
Evidence:
There was a pacifier on the floor in the infant room that did not have any indication that it was individually assigned.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that children wash their hands before meals.
Evidence:
Prior to eating lunch the children in the preschool room did not wash their hands.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-F
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that the posted menu contains all required information.
Evidence:
The posted menu was dated February 7 - 11, 2022. The date of the inspection was March 18, 2022.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-F-4
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that children three years and younger are not offered foods that are considered to be potential choking hazards.
Evidence:
Children present in the preschool room ranged in age from two to four years old. All children were served corn hot dogs for lunch. The hot dogs were not prepared to prevent potential choking hazards prior to being served to children in care.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-J
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that tables are sanitized before each use feeding.
Evidence:
The tables used for lunch in the preschool room were not sanitized before the children were served their food.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-570-I
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that a one-day's emergency supply of disposable bottles is maintained at the center.
Evidence:
There were not any emergency disposable bottles available at the center during the inspection.

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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