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Community Preschool, Inc.
70 South High Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(540) 433-7974

Current Inspector: Amy Tomblin (804) 629-3923

Inspection Date: Sept. 28, 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
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on 09/28/2022 from 10:05 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. There were 14 children present, ranging in ages from 4 years old to 5 years old with 2 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 2 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to ensure that resilient surfacing complied with the minimum safety standards of 6 inches for wood chip mulching.
Evidence:
1. Less than 2 inches of wood chip mulch was observed in the fall zones around the climbing structures on the playground.
2. Staff #1 confirmed there was not 6 inches of wood chip mulch around the climbing structures.

Plan of Correction: Provider contacted Board President about getting more mulch on the playground.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-A
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to ensure that children?s hands were washed with soap and running water or disposable wipes after eating a snack.
1. 6 children were observed to not wash hands after eating snacks.
2. Staff #1 and #2 confirmed that the children did not wash their hands after eating snacks.

Plan of Correction: Provider will take wipes when having snack outside and will use the sink to wash hands when in the classroom after snack.

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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