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Gloucester Learning Center
2475 Hayes Road
Hayes, VA 23072
(804) 642-2000

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Nov. 27, 2023

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 Hearing Procedures.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
20 Access to minors records
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

An unannounced monitoring inspection was started in the center on November 27, 2023 from 1:30 PM until 3:25 PM and concluded on November 28, 2023. At the time of entrance, 33 children (age range infants to age 4) were in care with 6 staff members. The sample size consisted of 5 children?s records and 5 staff records. Children were during their rest period, eating snack and playing table games and in centers.
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.
Please contact the Licensing Inspector, Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568 with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the licensee did not ensure hazardous substances shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

In the center's lobby on shelf there was container of disinfecting wipes and a container of air freshener beads. These items were observed stored in an unlocked manner and labeled "keep out of reach of children" and at least one other statement "caution", "flammable" and "warning".

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-F
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure to follow the recent, age-appropriate nutritional requirements of the Child and Adult Care Food Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) when they choose to provide meals and snacks .

1.The menu for the current one-week period was not dated
2.The snack observed on 11-27-2023 for the 2?s and 3?s classroom and the 3?s and 4 `s classroom did not meet the USDA guidelines as only 1/8 up to1/4 cup of juice was served and 1/2 cup was required.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-J
Description: Based on observation, the licensee did not ensure tables shall be sanitized before and after each use for feeding.

The tables in the 3?s and 4?s room was not sanitized after the children finished eating snack as the staff sprayed the table with bleach/water solution and then immediately wiped down the table with a towel. "Sanitized" means treated in such a way to remove bacteria and viruses from inanimate surfaces through using a disinfectant solution (i.e., bleach solution or commercial chemical disinfectant) or physical agent (e.g., heat). The surface of the item is sprayed or dipped into the disinfectant solution and allowed to air dry on the surface for a minimum of two minutes or according to the disinfectant solution instructions.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


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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