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Brilliant Beginnings Learning Center III
3740 Holland Road
Virginia beach, VA 23452
(757) 486-2252

Current Inspector: Arlene Agustin (804) 629-7519

Inspection Date: Nov. 7, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

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

Comments:
A complaint inspection was conducted on November 7, 2022, from 7:50am to 9:05am in response to a complaint that was received by the department on September 22, 2022, regarding allegations in the care of the children at the center. Staff were interviewed, documentation was reviewed, classroom observations were completed, and a tour of the facility was conducted. The evidence gathered during the inspection determined non-compliances with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program. The violations were discussed with the center?s Director at the exit interview.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-2
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observation and interview, it was determined that the center did not ensure that children of the ages from 16 months up to 24 months have the ratio in their classroom of 1 staff member to 5 children.
Evidence:
1. In the toddler classroom, ages 16 months to 24 months, the classroom ratio at 7:55am was 1 staff member to 6 children which is outside of the ratio requirements.
2. Staff #2 confirmed that there were 6 children in their care which was out of ratio and over by one child.

Plan of Correction: The center responded with the following: The center will ensure that the ratio to each classroom is correct and will adjust children and staff ratios accordingly especially during drop off.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-3
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observation and interview, it was determined that the center did not ensure that children of the ages of 2 years old have the ratio in their classroom of 1 staff member to 8 children.
Evidence:
1. In the 2 year old classroom, the classroom ratio was 7:55am was 1 staff member to 9 children which is outside of the ratio requirements.
2. Staff #3 confirmed that there were 9 children in their care which was out of ratio and over by one child.

Plan of Correction: The center responded with the following: The center will ensure that the ratio to each classroom is correct and will adjust children and staff ratios accordingly especially during drop off

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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