Childtime Learning Center
4311 Old Lane
Chester, VA 23831
Current Inspector: Molly Muscat (804) 588-2367
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
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on July 21, 2022 from approximately 11:11 am to 2:45 pm. There were 73 children in attendance and a total of 11 staff present. 7 staff records and 7 children?s records were reviewed. All areas of the center were observed including classrooms, hallways, kitchen, and bathrooms. The children were observed eating lunch, playing with table toys, getting diapers changed, and taking a nap while the licensing inspector was on the premises.
The most recent Health Inspection was on 9/27/21. The most recent Fire Inspection was on 7/12//2022. The First Aid Kit had all components. The license, current inspection, and evacuation plan were posted and emergency numbers were posted by each phone.
Violations were cited as a result of this inspection.
If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at (804) 588-2367
Office of Child Care Health and Safety
Division of Early Childhood Care and Education
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-A Description: Based on a review of documentation, the center did not ensure to obtain a physical for each child within 30 days after the first day of attendance for 2 out of 7 children whose records were reviewed. Evidence: Child #3?s record (age 3yrs) and Child #5?s record (age 16 mos) did not contain evidence of an original physical exam or any updated physical exams. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "the documentation in question has been received and placed in the child file. A constant monitor will be in place."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure to maintain a current written list of all children?s allergies, sensitivities, and dietary restrictions. Evidence: The most recent allergy list, dated 4/1/22 contained children that were no longer enrolled at the center. When asked, the Assistant Director stated that she knew that she needed to update the list but hadn?t yet. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "allergy list has been updated on 08/22/2022."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1) Several areas of the fence on the playground were leaning and not secured. 2) Several areas of the fence had broken slats and rough edges. 3) There were several protruding nails on the fence. 4) There was peeling paint in the bathroom of classroom #4. 5) There was peeling paint on the outside of the building with direct access to the children on the playground. 6) There were two broken and hanging screens on the outside of the building with direct access to the children on the playground. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "an emergency work order has been placed to correct the fence, peeling paint areas, and screens."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-D Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure to use a fan or other cooling system when the temperature of inside areas occupied by children exceeds 80 degrees. Evidence: The temperature outside was 95 degrees. The air conditioner system was not operating properly on one side of the building. The Director and center staff stated that the system on that side of the building does not work. They have requested that it be fixed but it has not yet. There were no fans to help cool it down. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "center air conditioning was fixed on 08/10/22."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-320-B Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that the running water does not exceed 120 degrees. Evidence: The water temperature measured 122.4 degrees. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "I have placed work order for the special attachments that are added to each faucet to ensure the temperature does not go over 120 degrees."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-A Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that the playground was located and designed to protect children from hazards. Evidence: The playground contains a 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft box labeled ?Warning. Hazardous voltage. Keep out! Can shock, burn, or cause death.? There is not a fence surrounding the box and the children have direct access to it. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "emergency work orders have been placed to secure the playground high voltage box."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure to comply with minimum safety standards for resilient surfacing underneath and surrounding equipment. Evidence: When measured there was less than ? an inch of mulch in some areas and no mulch in other areas directly underneath and surrounding the two climbing structures on the playground. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "emergency work orders have been placed to secure to add more mulching to the playground."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-F Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that a shady area was provided on the playground during the months of June, July, and August. Evidence: The inspection took place in the month of July during the middle of the day. There was no shade on the playground and nothing to provide shade Plan of Correction: Per the Director "tents were purchased and securely placed on the playgrounds."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-2 Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that the staff to children ratios are followed. Evidence: Classroom #5 had 12 children ages 16 to 24 months and two teachers. The staff to children ratio for children this age is 1:5. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "we continue frequent staff ratio checks during the day to ensure each class is on ratio."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-3 Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that the staff to children ratios are followed. Evidence: Classroom #4 had 20 children aged 2 years old and two teachers. The staff to children ratio for children this age is 1:8. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "We continue frequent staff ratio checks during the day to ensure each class is on ratio."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure that disposable diapers were disposed of in a leak proof or plastic-lined storage system that is used in such a way that neither the staff members hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The same trash can that had dirty diapers in it was being used for the children and staff to throw away their lunch dishes and food. The trash can was overstuffed to the point that the lid was propped open and not shutting properly and not able to be opened and closed by only using a foot. When asked, the Director and center staff stated that they only had one trash can in each classroom to use for both diapers and all other forms of trash. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "trash cans were purchased and placed in the classroom for diapers only."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D Description: Based on records review, the center did not document monthly practice evacuation drills. Evidence: The drill log did not document any drills occurring during the months of Feb 2022 or March 2022. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "I have created a calendar to ensure all drills are conducted monthly. A lockdown drill was conducted on 08/23/22."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-E Description: Based on review of documentation, the center did not ensure to practice a shelter in place drill a minimum of twice per year. Evidence: The drill log only contained 1 shelter in place drill in 2021 (4/9/21) and one in 2020 (4/19/20). Plan of Correction: Per the Director "shelter in place drill have been conducted on 08/22/22, we will have ensured two shelter in place drill will conduct twice a year."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-F Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure to have a menu listing foods to be served for meals and snacks during the current one-week period. Evidence: When asked to see the menu the Director stated that they did not have any menu?s created. The Assistant Director stated that she was not aware that was a requirement. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "will be insuring the menu is posted by Friday of the prior week."
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-570-E Description: Based on observation and interview, the center did not ensure that prepared infant formula was dated and labeled with the child?s name. Evidence: There was a bottle in the infant refrigerator with milk in it that did not contain a name or a date. When asked the infant teachers stated that they knew who the bottle belonged to. Plan of Correction: Per the Director "infant room staff was retrained and instructed to label all infant's bottles properly with name, last name, and the date and specify breastmilk or formula."
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