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Joyful Noise Children's Center
80 Summerfield Court
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 966-0622

Current Inspector: Nicole Scott (804) 588-2372

Inspection Date: July 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.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE PROCESS
8VAC20-820 HEARING PROCEDURES
8VAC20-770 BACKGROUND CHECKS
20 ACCESS TO MINOR?S RECORDS
22.1 BACKGROUND CHECKS, CODE, CARBON MONOXIDE
63.2 CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

Technical Assistance:
Technical Assistance was provided on the following:

1. Make sure that any diaper creme having RX on the label has a completed medical form by either the parent or doctor.

2. Make sure all classes have the proper cleaning solution. This ensures all surfaces including diaper changers and tables are cleaned and sanitized properly.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was initiated and completed on 07/07/2022. The inspector was on site from 9:00am to 11:30pm.

There were 58 children, two to twelve years old present under the supervision of ten staff. Children were observed during outside play and meal time. Four children's record and three staff records were reviewed.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law, and violations are documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.058
Description: Based on observation the center failed to install carbon monoxide
detectors in each building that serves preschool children.


Evidence: Inspector asked if the center had carbon monoxide detectors installed and was informed they did not.

Plan of Correction: Detectors will be installed by 7/15/2022.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to have area outside maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Evidence:

1. Inspector observed an ?L? shaped latch used to hold the fence in place, pointing inward where the children were playing. The protrusion posed a hazard to the children.

2. Inspector observed the bottom of the fence buckling out into the area where the children were playing. The protrusion posed a hazard to the children.

3. Inspector observed a desk on playground with broken and jagged edges that posed a hazard to the children.

Plan of Correction: Spike at fence and desk both removed on 7/7/2022. Fence will be fixed by 7/22.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all climbable playground equipment had the required resilient surfacing.

Evidence: The fall zone areas around the climber did not have sufficient resilient surfacing at the bottom of the slides. The ground was visible with limited mulch surrounding the area to meet the required 6 inches of resilient surfacing.

Plan of Correction: Mulch will be added to playground by 7/22/2022.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to keep all sunscreen inaccessible to children.

Evidence: Observed a cabinet with multiple bottles of sunscreen inside, unlocked and within the reach of children.

Plan of Correction: All sunscreen was locked away on 7/7/2022.

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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