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Kirk's Blessings Child Development Center, LLC
117 Hockman Pike
Bluefield, VA 24605
(276) 322-1177

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: Aug. 18, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision

A complaint inspection was initiated on 8/18/2022 and concluded on 8/31/2022. There were 31 children present with six staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, staffing and supervision. The inspection started at 11:30 am and concluded at 12:45 pm at the center.

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 #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-2
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation and record reviews the center failed to ensure that the staff to child ratio was met whenever children are in care.
On 8/18/2022 in the toddler/two's room there were six children with one staff. The youngest of the six was 23 months old, (DBO 9/5/2020).
The ratio for this age group should follow the ratio for 16 months up to 24 months which is one staff to five children.

Plan of Correction: The director and staff will ensure that ratios are met at all times, in all classes.


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