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HoneyTree Early Learning Center - Belle
2619 Belle Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 685-2605

Current Inspector: Nicole Scott (804) 588-2372

Inspection Date: Aug. 24, 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

Comments:
The Licensing Inspector initiated a monitoring inspection on 08/24/2022 and completed the inspection on 08/25/2022. The inspector was on site from 10:00am until 11:45am on 8/24/2022, and from 2:55 to 4:45 on 8/25/2022.

There were 23 children under the care of 2 staff. The ages of the children ranged from five to ten years old. The children were observed during outside time and indoor play. Five children?s record, and three staff records were reviewed. The inspector also took measurements on classrooms that had been added. These measurements will support the capacity modification the provider has requested.


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 #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to have area outside maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Evidence:

1. On the playgrounds blacktop, there were 4 screws protruding out of the ground in a square shape. Children were observed playing in this area. This is an impalement risk to children.

2. One the playground blacktop, there were to basketball goals laying on the ground not in use. The goals had screws protruding out of it about an inch. This is an entanglement hazard for children.

3. On the back area of the playground there was a broken metal gate laying on the ground. This is and entanglement hazard for children.

4. In the mulched playground area where children were observed playing, there was a metal rod on the ground. The rod was about 4 feet long. This is an impalement hazard for children.

Plan of Correction: #1 Maintenance has been requested and will be putting up goals on 9-6-2022.
#2 Maintenance has been requested and will be taken care of on 9-6-2022.
#3 Maintenance has been requested and will be taken down on 9-6-2022.
#4 The rod has been removed from the ground 8-25-2022.

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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