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Ms. April Loomis
6777 Highway 49
Buffalo junction, VA 24529
(434) 374-2580

Current Inspector: Tara Barton (804) 662-9766

Inspection Date: Feb. 25, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Technical Assistance:
An exit interview was conducted with the provider to discuss the results of today's inspection. Consultation was given regarding administrative records, night time standards, medication regulations, and outdoor play areas.

Comments:
An initial inspection was conducted today, February 25, 2016 to determine the provider's compliance with licensing standards for initial licensure. The inspection was initiated at 11:40am and concluded approximately 3:50pm. Although all standards were reviewed, some standards could not be determined as no children were present on this day. All administrative records were inspected to include required postings, emergency preparedness plan, policies, canine & provider records, and other pertinent information. The first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected along with the storage of hazardous chemicals. The outdoor playground was inspected with stipulations that will be added to the license. The entire home was inspected although children will primarily use the sun room, kitchen, restroom, and living room. The provider is stated to offer breakfast, lunch, and snack/dinner and will operate Sunday-Saturday offering overnight if required. Transportation and medication administration will not be offered at this time. See attached notice for violations found on this day. If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, contact the licensing inspector at (804) 662-9771.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-790
Description: Based on the inspection of family day home postings, the required posting was not displayed. Evidence: During the inspection of family day home postings, it was discovered the required emergency telephone numbers were not posted.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on site.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-280
Description: Based on the inspection of the home, hazardous chemicals were accessible. Evidence: During the inspection of the sun room/entrance, hazardous chemicals/liquids were observed accessible.

Plan of Correction: Immediately corrected on site, a child proof locked installed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-330-A
Description: Based on the inspection of emergency supplies, the required item was not present. Evidence: During the inspection of the first aid kit and emergency supplies, the required landline telephone was not present.

Plan of Correction: Per provider: I will purchase a landline telephone by the corrected date.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-690-D
Description: Based on the inspection of the diapering surface, it appeared to be not in compliance with licensing standards. Evidence: During the inspection of the diapering mat, it was discovered the diapering mat had small tears thus making the mat absorbent . Licensing standards require the surface to be nonabsorbent and washable.

Plan of Correction: Per provider: I will dispose of the mat and purchase a new one.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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