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JumpStart Creative C.D.C.
3737 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707
(757) 393-5902

Current Inspector: Arlene Agustin (804) 629-7519

Inspection Date: Sept. 8, 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 (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Technical Assistance: Standards were reviewed regarding the 3 hour Virginia Preservice Training review and diaper changing area.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on September 8, 2022. The inspector arrived at 9:10 AM and departed at approximately 11am. There were 42 children present and 8 staff members. A sample size of 10 records were reviewed which included 5 children?s records and 5 staff records. The Inspector observed staff and children?s interactions throughout the inspection. Children were observed during group activity, breakfast, handwashing, and story time. First aid kits and emergency preparedness documents were observed. The transportation van was observed. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violation was documented. The violation is listed on the violation notice issued to the center and were reviewed with the Director at the exit interview.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview it was determined that the center did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center be maintained safe condition.
Evidence:
1. In the 3-5 year old classroom, there are three windows with venetian blinds with the string cord in reach of the children which poses as a potential choking hazard to children.
2. Staff #1 and Staff #2 confirmed the venetian blind cords are in reach of children.

Plan of Correction: The center responded with the following: Staff #1 and Staff #2 immediately tied the cords during the time of the inspection so they are no longer in reach or accessible to children.

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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