Barrett Early Learning Center, Inc.
410 Ridge Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 840-8245
Inspection Date: Sept. 14, 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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on-site September 14, 2022. The director was available during the inspection. There were 36 children present, ranging in ages from 2 years to 5 years, with 8 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 5 child records and 5 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.
Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from today. Please specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-B Description: Based on a review of children's records on September 14, 2022, a physical exam, completed prior to a 3 year old child's first date of attendance, was not dated within 12 months
prior to attendance.
Evidence: Child #1 was 3 years of age at the time of enrollment on 8/24/22 and the physical
exam was dated 4/29/21.
Plan of Correction: New student records need to be reviewed by at least two administrative staff to ensure records are in compliance with standards prior to enrollment. Parent of Child # 1 notified of out-of-date physical.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-245-A Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview on September 14, 2022, the center failed to obtain an annual minimum of 16 hours of training appropriate to the age of children in
care for each staff.
Evidence: 1. The record of staff #2 contained documentation of 7 hours of training from
4/11/21 to 4/11/22.
2. The record of staff #5 contained documentation of 2 hours of training from 7/14/21 to 7/14/22.
3. Staff #6 confirmed the annual minimum of 16 hours were not complete for staff #2 and #5.
Plan of Correction: Review training records with staff to determine if training hours for the 2021-2 year were not recorded & filed. Administrative staff will review staff records at least monthly to ensure required training & documentation is up-to-date.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A Description: Based on observation and interview on September 13, 2022, the center failed to ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition.
Evidence: 1. The playground contained a structure children play under, with a fiberglass
roof that was chipped approximately 7 inches long exposing fiber glass in one area and
approximately 4 inches in another area.
2. The chain link fence at the back of the playground had approximately 6ft of chain link
that was not attached to the pole, creating a hole big enough for an adult's arm to fit through.
3. The chain link gates, approximately 8ft in length, were rusted and created very sharp pieces of metal.
4. Two pieces of play equipment on the playground, the merry-go-round and the pedala-
go contained chipped paint that was also creating rust.
5. A step-trashcan used for disposing soiled diapers in the toddler classroom had a broken
lid that was not attached to the step-trashcan.
6. Staff #6 confirmed these items need fixing.
Plan of Correction: 1. Remove & repair roof by 10/7/22. 2. Wire loose fence back to support poles by 10/2/22. 3. Replace chain link back gates by 10/2/22. 4. Sand & paint equipment as needed by 9/15/22. 5. Repair trash can by 9/15/22.
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