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Abingdon United Pentecostal Church
17535 Jeb Stuart Hwy
Abingdon United Children's Center
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 628-6379

VDSS Contact: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: July 9, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Must be MAT Certified.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced Code compliance inspection was conducted today, 7/9/19. A violation notice was completed regarding the violations found during today's inspection. There were 11 children ranging in age from 23 months to 12 years with one staff. An Acknowledgment of Inspection form was completed but not signed by the facility representative. If you have any questions please call your inspector. Inspection began: 11:00 am ended 12:20 pm.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-2
Description: Based on review of staff records and interviews the center failed to ensure that all staff have the required background checks. Evidence: 1. Staff #3 does not have a sworn disclosure statement or a central registry record on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will provide documentation that she is a certified school and that she meets requirements.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-A
Description: Based on observation and interviews the provider failed to provide in writing to the parents/guardians all the information that is required in this Code section. Evidence: 1. After reviewing the centers parent handbook the following information was not provided in writing; qualifications of personnel. 2. The fact that the center is exempt from licensure was not posted in a visible location on the premises.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-A-3-b
Description: Based on observation the center failed to maintain the current staff to child ratios. Evidence: 1. On 7/9/19 there were 11 children in care the youngest was 23 months old with one staff.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-A-6
Description: Based on observation and interviews the center failed to provide written information to the parents/guardian. Evidence: 1. The following information was not provided in writing to the parents/guardians; physical facilities, enrollment capacity, health requirements for staff, and public liability insurance.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-B-2
Description: Based on interviews and observation the center failed to have procedures for appropriate supervision. Evidence: 1. Staff #1 had 11 children in care during the inspection. Four of the children came inside and ate lunch with staff #1, seven of the children remained outside and ate lunch on the picnic table with no staff present.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1716-B-5
Description: Based on observation the center failed to follow their procedures to ensure that the premises accessible to the children is free of obvious injury hazards. Evidence: 1. The wooden climbing equipment has a metal ladder attached to the wood structure that is deteriorating on the right side and the wooden ladders bottom left rung is deteriorating.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of staff records and interviews the center failed to have all staff submit to fingerprint background checks. Evidence: 1. Staff #3 does not have a fingerprint-based criminal history check on file.

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

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.

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