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Kids Are Special Christian Day Care
28365 Hillman Highway
Meadowview, VA 24361
(276) 944-3175

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: Sept. 19, 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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Comments:
A monitoring inspection was initiated on 9/19/2022 and concluded on 9/19/2022. There were seven children present with two staff supervising and one cook. 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 five child records and one staff records were reviewed. The inspection started at 9:20 am and concluded at 11:20 am.

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 #: 8VAC20-780-140-A
Description: Based on record review the center failed to have a physical examination on file before the child's attendance or within 30 days after the first day of attendance.
Child #1 does not have a physical in the file. The child was in care during the inspection on 9/19/22.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parent bring in the physical and will ensure that all children have a physical on file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review the center failed to ensure that each staff member submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening.
Evidence:
Staff #1 does not have a TB screen on file. Staff #1 was working the day of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The director will make sure all staff have an up to date TB screening.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to ensure that the children's records contained all the required information.
Evidence:
1. Children's records # 1 & 5 do not have the first date of attendance.
2. Children's records #5 does not have a proof of identification on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will have all the required information added to the children's records.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A-7
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to ensure that each child's record contained the required information.
Evidence:
Children's records #2, 4 and 5 lists medications that the children are allergic to, however, there are no actions to take in an emergency situation should the children come in contact with these medications.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parent or guardian add an action to be taken to the allergy information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B
Description: Based on interviews and observation the center failed to ensure that where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing and fall zone requirements are met.
Evidence:
1. The play equipment with a slide does not have resilient surfacing under the slide.
2. The four seat bouncer is approximately two feet from the slide. The trajectory/fall zone area should have a six feet radius.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that resilient surfacing is under all the required equipment and fall zones are maintained.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-C
Description: Based on interviews and observations the center failed to ensure that ground supports shall be covered with materials that protect children from injury.
Evidence:
1. The blue car bouncer has pieces of rebar attached to the ground supports. The rebar and ground support are not covered.
2. The ground supports to the four seat bouncer are not covered.
3. Children were playing on both pieces of equipment during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The playground is being worked on a surfacing has been ordered. The director will ensure that surfacing is under all climbing equipment.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-420-E-3
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to provide parents at least semiannually in writing information of child's development, behavior, adjustment and needs. Annually parent confirmation that the required information in the child's record is up to date.
Evidence:
Child's records #2-5 do not have at least semiannual information about the child's development, behavior and adjustment. These files also do not have annual updates to confirm the required information is still current.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parents complete up dated information for each file.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on interviews and observation the center failed to ensure that children's hands are washed with soap and water after eating meals and snacks.
Evidence:
Following breakfast the children went to the back room to exercise. They did not wash hands.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that handwashing is conducted after each meal and snack.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-540-E
Description: Based on interviews and observation the center failed to have all the required nonmedical emergency supplies available.
Evidence:
The center does not have a battery operated radio in the building.

Plan of Correction: The director will purchase a battery operated radio.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-D
Description: Based on record reviews the center failed to implement a monthly practice evacuation drill.
Evidence:
The last documented evacuation drill (fire drill) was 5/1/22.

Plan of Correction: The director will ensure that evacuation drills are conducted and recorded monthly.

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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