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Bethel Child Development Center
1705 Todds Lane
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 826-1426 (308)

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: July 21, 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.
8VAC20-770 BACKGROUND CHECKS
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
22.1 BACKGROUND CHECKS CODE; CARBON MONOXIDE

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and an in person tour of the program. A monitoring inspection was initiated on July 21, 2022 and concluded on August 3, 2022. There were 67 children present, with 10 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of 6 child records and 6 staff records and were reviewed.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.058
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that each building that was built before 2015 and that house a child day program that is licensed and serves preschool-age children shall be equipped with at least one carbon monoxide detector.

Evidence: The center director confirmed they do not have a carbon monoxide detector.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of 6 staff records and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that each staff member had obtained by the end of the 30th day of hire the results of the Central Registry (CPS) finding for the state of Virginia.

Evidence: Staff # 5?s date of hire May 12, 2022 does not have documentation of a CPS check conducted. Staff #5 was observed working on the day of the day of the inspection.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on a review of 6 children?s records and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure there was a written care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food to which the child is allergic and the steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction.

Evidence: The record for child # 4 has a diagnosed food allergy (milk) and the record did not include a written care plan, to include instructions from a physician.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-E
Description: Based on a review of 6 staff records and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that each staff member had obtained within 30 days of the first day of employment, training in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as appropriate to the age of the children in care.

Evidence: Staff # 5?s date of hire May 12, 2022 does not have documentation of CPR / first aid training/orientation within the timeframe.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-400-B
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, it was determined a center staff did not ensure that behavioral guidance shall be constructive in nature, age and stage appropriate, and shall be intended to redirect children to appropriate behavior.

Evidence: On July 21, 2022, a center staff, (Staff 2) was observed by licensing inspector when they grabbed the upper arm of child #5 to redirect their behavior.
1. Between 11:43 am and 11:48 am Staff #2 was putting cots on the floor to prepare for afternoon rest period.
2. Child #5 was observed was running and jumping on cots.
3. Two times during this timeframe Staff #2 was observed picking up Child #5 by their left upper arm, between their elbow and shoulder to lift the child off of the cot.
4. Staff #2 told Child #5 both times ?it?s not done, you have to sit down?.
5. Staff #2 told licensing inspector (Child #5) ?he is mine? and ?he is crying because he is tired?.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-410-1
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the center failed to ensure that, a staff does not use forbidden action of rough handling.

Evidence: In the two?s room on July 21, 2022, center staff (Staff #2 )roughly handled Child #5 by grabbing the child by their upper arm (between their should ern ad elbow) and lifting them off of a cot.
1.Two times during 11:43 am and 11:48 am staff #2 was observed lifting up child #5 by their upper arm to remove them from a cot. The child?s feet were not on the ground when he was lifted off of the cot.
2.Child #2 screamed and cried both times they were lifted up by their arm.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-530-A-1
Description: Based on a review of 6 staff records, staff interviews and observation, the licensee did not ensure there was at least one staff in each classroom or area where children are present had obtained a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as appropriate to the age of the children in care
Evidence: In the following classrooms there was not a staff member who obtained CPR certification;

1. In the 2?s room, staff #2 was the only staff observed with 8 children.
2. In the 18 months to 2 year old, staff #4 and staff #5 were they only staff observed with 13 children.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-530-A-2
Description: Based on record review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure there was at least one staff in each classroom or area where children are present had obtained a current certification in first aid.

Evidence: In the following classrooms there was not a staff member who obtained First Aid certification;
1. In the 2?s room, staff #2 was the only staff observed with 8 children.
2. In the 18 months to 2 year old, staff #4 and staff #5 were they only staff observed with 13 children.

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.

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