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Andy Taylor Center for Early Childhood Development
301 Brock Commons
Farmville, VA 23909
(434) 395-4868

Current Inspector: Kelly Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: April 15, 2022 and May 20, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
? 8VAC20-780 Administration.
? 8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
? 8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
? 8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
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Comments:
An unannounced complaint inspection was conducted on site on 4/15/2022. The inspectors arrived at 9:15 AM and departed at 11:45A.M. Follow up interviews were completed on 5/20/2022. A complaint was received in the licensing office on 4/13/2022. The preponderance of evidence of care, guidance and protection was supported and complaint is valid.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on interviews with staff, the center failed to ensure when staff are supervising children, they shall always ensure their care, protection and guidance.

Evidence:
1. On April 8, 2022 child # 1 left the building. Child # 1 was wearing noise cancelling head phones and was in the back hallway that was used for a gathering space in the mornings. Child # 1 left the area and passed the staff # 1?s office. Staff # 1 came out of the office while staff # 4 was rounding the corner of the hallway and saw staff # 1 come out of the office. The child went through the first door and continued to the main entrance door. Staff # 1 then went to follow child # 1. A college employee was entering the building as the child was exiting. The child then proceeded to run approximately 200 yards up two flights of outdoor stairs. A few seconds later another college employee/parent was exiting the building after the staff # 1 and child # 1. Staff # 1 was not able to run after the child due to a medical condition. Staff # 1 continued to yell at the child to stop. The child was not able to hear any one because of the head phones. The two college employees caught up to the child prior to the child entering another building and carried the child back to the center.

Plan of Correction: A new early childhood director has been hired to help ensure that all children and staff are being supervised. New procedures for supervision has been put in place. The hall way will not be used in the morning for gathering. All children will arrive into their own classrooms.

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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