Helping Hands Child Development Center
1003 Neathery Lane
Danville, VA 24541
Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835
Inspection Date: July 21, 2022
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 PHYSICAL PLANT
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
8VAC20-770 BACKGROUND CHECKS
22.1 BACKGROUND CHECKS, CODE, CARBON MONOXIDE
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 07/21/2022. There were 36 children, ages 5 months-5 years, and 9 staff members present during the inspection. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, staff qualifications and trainings, staffing and supervision, physical plant, programs, emergencies and nutrition. A total of 5 children?s records and 5 staff records were reviewed. The children were observed during breakfast, in free choice activities and going outside to play. The inspector discussed the following with the staff: nutrition, record keeping, training, and outdoor play spaces. The inspector arrived for the inspection at 8:20 am and departed at 11:10 am.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the provider.
Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2 Description: Based on record review and discussion with staff, the center failed to obtain the findings from a search of the central registry within 30 days of employment.
1. The record for Staff 3 contained a documented hire date 08/16/2021. There was not a central registry available for review during the inspection.
2. The record for Staff 4 contained a documented hire date 08/13/2021. There was not a central registry available for review during the inspection.
Plan of Correction: Will be sent correctly.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A Description: Based on document review and discussion with staff, the center failed to ensure that for each group of children, the center shall maintain a written record of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs.
Evidence: As of 8:45 am on 07/21/2022, the daily attendance in the 2 Year Old Class had not been taken. There were a total of 9 children in the class during the inspection. The daily attendance record did not document the arrival of each child as it occurred.
Plan of Correction: Will review with the staff.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B Description: Based on observation and discussion with staff, the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence: There was an unlocked restroom, being used for storage, in the Toddler Classroom. There were four gallons cans of paint, two five gallon containers of paint and two Decon rodent traps on the floor of the restroom. The door to the restroom was ajar during the inspection.
Plan of Correction: A lock will be installed on the door.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-530-A Description: Based on observations, record review and discussion with staff, the center failed to ensure that at least one staff member in each classroom or area where children are present shall have a current certification in CPR and first aid.
1. Neither of the staff members present in the infant class during the inspection had a current certification in CPR and first aid.
2. Neither of the staff members present in the 2 year old class during the inspection had a current certification in CPR and first aid.
Plan of Correction: Will be done.
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