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Bison Beginnings Early Learning Center - Verona
11 Green Hills Drive
Verona, VA 24482
(540) 569-2344

Current Inspector: Beth Orebaugh (540) 847-9173

Inspection Date: Nov. 3, 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.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
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 11/03/2022 and concluded on 11/03/2022. There were 52 children present, ranging in ages from infant to five years, with16 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 noncompliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-B
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility failed to ensure that the sworn disclosure statement was signed prior to employment.

Evidence:
1. Staff #3's date of hire was 06/27/2022. The sworn disclosure statement on file was signed on 07/11/2022.
2. Staff verified the date on the sworn disclosure statement and the date of hire for Staff #3.

Plan of Correction: The director will make sure that the sworn statement will be completed prior to hire.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-140-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that each child shall have a physical examination within 30 days after the first day of attendance.

Evidence:
1. Child D's date of enrollment is 07/18/2022 and on the day of the inspection the record did not have a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Director contacted parent and is getting the most current physical faxed over to the center.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that each staff member had a tuberculosis (TB) screening within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment.

Evidence:
1. Staff #4's date of hire is documented as 09/26/2022 and the TB documentation on file is dated 03/04/2022.

Plan of Correction: The director will make sure that the new staff hired will have TB test or screenings that do not go beyond the 30 days prior to hire.

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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