Helping Hands Child Development Center
1003 Neathery Lane
Danville, VA 24541
Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835
Inspection Date: Jan. 25, 2023
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.
8VAC20-770 BACKGROUND CHECKS
22.1 BACKGROUND CHECKS, CODE, CARBON MONOXIDE
63.2 CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 01/05/2023. There were 39 children, ages 5 months-5 years, and 11 staff members present during the inspection. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, staff qualifications and trainings, staffing and supervision, physical plant, programs, emergencies and nutrition. A total of 5 children?s records and 5 staff records were reviewed. The children were observed in free choice activities, learning activities, and having lunch. Infants were observed being fed and sleeping on demand. The inspector arrived for the inspection at 9:55 am and departed at 12:35 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 #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2 Description: REPEAT VIOLATION
Based on record review, the center failed to obtain the findings from a search of the central registry within 30 days of employment.
1. The record for Staff 3 contained a documented hire date 09/01/2021. There was not a central registry available for review during the inspection.
2. The record for Staff 4 contained a documented hire date 07/06/2021. There was not a central registry available for review during the inspection.
Plan of Correction: Will resubmit the request and will be getting additional administrative support.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-60-A Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that the separate record for each child enrolled shall contain all of the elements as required by the standards.
1. The record for Child 1 did not contain documentation of viewing proof of the child?s identity and age.
2. The record for Child 2 did not contain documentation of viewing proof of the child?s identity and age.
3. The record for Child 5 did not contain documentation of child updates and confirmation of up-to-date information in the child?s record.
Plan of Correction: Will call the parents and get the info.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A Description: REPEAT VIOLATION
Based on document review and interviews, the center failed to ensure that for each group of children, the center shall maintain a written record of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs.
Evidence: As of 9:55 am on 01/25/2023, the daily attendance in the Toddler Class had not been taken. Staff 1 stated that they usually take attendance around 10:00 am. There were a total of 8 children in the class during the inspection. The daily attendance record did not document the arrival of each child as it occurred.
Plan of Correction: Will take attendance at arrival as it occurs.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B Description: REPEAT VIOLATION
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.
Evidence: There was an aerosol can of Lysol on the counter behind the sink in the 2 year old class that was accessible to the children.
Plan of Correction: There will be a change of staff and all staff will be retrained.
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