Dee Care, LLC.-Building 2
9286A Warwick Blvd
Newport news, VA 23607
Current Inspector: Melinda Popkin (757) 802-5281
Inspection Date: March 29, 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.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
20 Access to minor's records
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
A renewal inspection was initiated and concluded on 3/29/2023. There were 15 children present with 5 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. The inspection started at 2:45 pm and concluded at 5:15 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 program.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70 Description: Based on a review of records and interview, the licensee did not ensure that a complete record is maintained for each staff, to include documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked prior to employment.
Five staff records were reviewed.
The record for staff #3, who was hired 1/4/2023, did not contain documentation of any references as to character, reputation and competency were checked.
The program director confirmed that she did not have any documented reference checks for staff #3.
Plan of Correction: The program director will ensure that she has obtained references as to character, reputation & competency prior to the hire of new staff and will document the results of the reference checks in the staff record.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-C Description: Based on a review of records and interview, the facility specific orientation for staff does not include all of the required topics.
Orientation documentation listing the topics presented to new staff and signed by staff upon completion does not include information about the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleep practices.
Orientation documentation listing the topics presented to new staff and signed by staff upon completion does not include information about Prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma, including procedures to cope with crying babies or distraught children,
The program director confirmed that these topics are not covered in the new staff orientation. However development training on sudden infant death syndrome and safe sleep practices. was recently completed by all staff.
Plan of Correction: The program director will add information to her center specific orientation of new staff upon hire to include Prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma, as well as procedures to cope with crying babies or distraught children prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleep practices and ensure all current staff are trained on these topics and training documented in their staff records.
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