L'il Folks Learning Center, Inc.
15012 Omera Drive
Carrollton, VA 23314
Current Inspector: Melinda Popkin (757) 802-5281
Inspection Date: Aug. 25, 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.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
A monitoring inspection was initiated and concluded on 8/25/2022. At the time of the inspector's arrival, there were 39 children present, ranging in ages from 2 years to 10 years of age, with 5 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 3 child records and 3 staff records 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.
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4 Description: Based on a review of records and interview, the licensee did not ensure that each staff submits to a criminal history record information check, a sex offender registry check, and a search of the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years.
Three staff records were reviewed during the inspection.
The record for staff #2, whose date of hire is documented as 5/16/2022, contained a sworn statement of affirmation establishing that staff #2 resided in Arizona within the past 5 years.
The record did not contain documentation of a a search of the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry from Arizona.
The program director confirmed that she had obtained documentation regarding the Arizona Criminal History record check but had not obtained separate documentation pertaining to the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry from Arizona.
Plan of Correction: The program director was in contact with the Arizona agency during the inspection and will follow up, as needed, to ensure that the results of an Arizona Central Registry or equivalent background check is received - or obtain documentation stating that Arizona does not provide such reports to other states. The documentation will be placed in staff #2's record upon receipt.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G Description: Based on observation and interview, the licensee did not ensure that when food is brought from home, the container is sealed, dated, and labeled with the child's name.
The inspector viewed 5 lunch box / containers in the two year old classroom. None of the five food containers were labeled with the child's name and the current date.
All food containers and cups must be labeled with the child's name and the date that the food (or drink) was brought in to the center.
Plan of Correction: The program director stated that she will speak with staff and remind parents that children's food containers must be labeled with the child's name and the date when it is brought into the center.
Staff will oversee that parents have properly labeled food containers upon arrival and will label them if they are not.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-J Description: Based on observation and interview, the licensee did not ensure that tables are sanitized before and after each use for feeding.
The inspector observed 15 school aged children sitting at tables beginning to open lunch boxes and food containers. When the inspector asked whether the tables had been sanitized prior to the children being seated for lunch, staff confirmed that the tables had not been sanitized prior to the children sitting down for lunch.
Plan of Correction: Staff had the children remove their food items from the tables and sanitized the table surfaces before the children sat back down to eat.
Staff will ensure that tables are sanitized before and after each use for feeding / eating.
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