329 Kellam Road
Virginia beach, VA 23462
Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487
Inspection Date: April 21, 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 (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
A renewal inspection was conducted on 04/21/2023. There were 14 children present and 3 staff. A tour of the facility was conducted, in addition to a record review and interviews with staff. The Inspector reviewed 2 children?s records and 3 staff records, along with any requested program records submitted by the facility to determine if required documentation was complete. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) 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 record review and interview the center did not ensure all staff had the documentation to demonstrate the education, certification, and experience required by the job position as required in 8VAC20-780-240 and 8VAC20-780-245.
1. Staff #1 did not have written documentation to demonstrate her qualifications of her position as the Program Director. Staff #1 stated she does have a copy of her transcripts, however they were at home and may need to be translated.
2. Staff #2 did not written documentation to demonstrate her qualifications of her position as a program leader.
Plan of Correction: The director will locate her transcripts and have them translated. The director will also obtain written information showing staff #2 has the qualifications for a program leader. This information will be kept in the staff files,
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all areas and equipment of the center, inside and out were maintained in a safe condition.
The staircase leading to the 2nd floor had slats at the top of the stairs had 5 inches of space between slats. The staircase on the 2nd floor that leads to the playground had 8 inches of space between horizontal boards. Space more than 4 inches between slats or boards may pose a fall hazard.
Plan of Correction: The owner will research the best way to close in the space between the slats.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
In the children's bathroom there was an unlocked bottle of disinfectant spray and a spray can of air freshener.
Plan of Correction: The owner will remind staff that all chemicals are to be stored in a locked place preventing access by children.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-330-B Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing shall comply with minimum safety standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in the American Society for Testing and Materials standard F1292-99.
The center had approximately 2 inches of resilient surfacing in the fall zones of the composite structure on the outside play area. Six inches is required.
Plan of Correction: The resilient surfacing has been ordered. When it arrives the owner will notify the licensing inspector.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-500-B Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure all requirements were met when diapering.
There was a cell phone, water bottle and a face mask on the children's changing table.
Plan of Correction: The owner will remind staff that only diapering should occur on the changing table designated for changing diapers.
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-F Description: Based on observation the center did not ensure when providing meals and snacks the most recent, age-appropriate nutritional requirements of the Child and Adult Care Food Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) were followed.
1. The center had a snack menu posted for the month of March.
2. The snack menu listed the following items that do not meet current USDA requirements: Pop Tarts, Doughnuts
3. The director stated 2% milk is served to all of the children. USDA requires: unflavored low-fat or fat-free milk to be served to children 2 - 5 years old; and unflavored low-fat, unflavored fat-free, or flavored fat-free milk served to children 6 years - 12 years.
Plan of Correction: The owner will review the USDA requirements and will implement them into the menu. The owner will also ensure both snack and meal menus are posted for the correct week.
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