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Altavista Area YMCA-Altavista
1000 Franklin Avenue
Altavista, VA 24517
(434) 369-9622

Current Inspector: Tara K Martin (804) 588-2371

Inspection Date: Nov. 2, 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.
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 11/02/2022. There were 111 children, ages 4 months- 5 years, and 22 staff members providing direct supervision and various support staff present during the inspection. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, staff qualifications and trainings, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programs, special care provisions and emergencies, special services, and background checks. The children were observed during outdoor time, teacher directed activity, meal time and rest time. A total of 5 children?s records, 5 staff records and 4 medications were reviewed. The inspector discussed the following with the provider: playground and medication. The inspector arrived for the onsite inspection at 10:15 am and departed at 1:15 pm.
Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the provider.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
1. In the Pre-K 1 room, there was an unlocked cabinet under the sink. This cabinet contained 1 can of Microban, 1 bottle of Purell sanitizer, and 1 can of Lysol wipes.
2. In the Toddler 2, a spray bottle label ?spray disinfected was on the changing table. No diaper was taking place at this time.
3. In Pre-K 2 room, there was an unlocked cabinet under the sink. This cabinet contained 1 can of Clorox wipes, 2 bottles of Purell Surface Disinfectant and Dawn power wash.

Plan of Correction: All hazardous substances were placed in a locking cabinet during the inspection.


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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