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Mrs. Ebony Fayton
806 Lex Street
Norfolk, VA 23505
(757) 648-0645

Current Inspector: Chris Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: March 4, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children

Technical Assistance:
Today we discussed standards related to back to sleep, safe sleep, attendance and age appropriate activities.

Comments:
An unannounced focused inspection was conducted from 2pm through 3:30pm. There were seven children in care and one resident child. The provider and one assistant caregiver were present. Children present total 23 points. The inspector reviewed barriers at the top and bottom of stairs, child proof devices on cabinets in the kitchen and bathroom, sleeping areas for infants, attendance and media viewing. Violations were found in the following areas and appear on the violation notice; infant bedding, back to sleep for infants, attendance, age appropriate activities. Upon receipt of the inspection documentation, the licensee must develop a plan of correction for each violation. The plan of correction must include the following: ? The steps to correct noncompliance with the standard(s); ? Measures to prevent reoccurrence of noncompliance; ? Person(s) responsible for implementation and monitoring of preventive measure(s); ? Date by which noncompliance will be corrected. The licensee will have ten calendar days from receipt of the inspection documentation to complete the section titled Plan of Correction, sign each page of the documentation and return it to the Licensing Office by 3/27/16. The licensee should retain a copy to be posted at the facility (Supplemental Information is not to be posted due to confidentiality). Results of the inspection documentation are subject to public disclosure and will be posted on the VDSS web site within 15 calendar days, regardless of whether the Plan of Correction section is completed.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-50-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the provider failed to ensure that the family day home keeps an up to date record of children in attendance each day. Evidence: 1 ? Eight children were present during the inspection. Seven children in care and one resident child. 2 - The attendance record for today lists child 2?s name twice. While there were eight children in care only seven names appeared on the attendance sheet. 3 - When asked caregiver 1 stated child 3?s name was missing from the list. 4 - Caregiver 1 confirmed that child 3 and the resident child were not listed on the attendance sheet.

Plan of Correction: 03/04/2016 The provider and the assistant will ensure all children?s names are not overlooked or written twice when attendance taken. Both the provider and the assistant are responsible for taking attendance and double-checking behind each other.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-530-F
Description: Based on observation and interview the provider failed to ensure that there is no soft bedding of any kind used under or around infants. Evidence: 1 ? Child 1, a four month old infant, was covered from head to toe in a blanket while sleeping in a crib in the dark living room of the family day home. There were not any providers present in the room at the onset of the inspection. 2 ? Child 1 was sleeping on top of a preschool rest mat that was folded in half creating a 4 inch thick cushion between the sleeping infant and the original crib mattress.

Plan of Correction: 03/05/2016 Infants are laid on the backs with the cover over them not to reach above their chest. Original crib mattress will be in the crib while infants are sleeping. The provider and the assistant will ensure infants are resting on their backs on an original crib mattresses.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-590-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the provider failed to ensure that infants are placed on their backs when sleeping or napping. Evidence: 1 - Child 1, a four month old infant was sleeping on his stomach, in the crib, at the onset of the inspection. This child was also covered from head to toe in a blanket. The child remained in the crib on his stomach throughout the inspection. The provider confirmed that the infant was placed in the crib on his stomach. 2 - Child 2, a four month old infant was sleeping on her stomach, in a crib, in a dark hallway approximately 10 minutes after the inspection began at 2pm. The child remained sleeping on her stomach throughout the inspection. The provider confirmed that the infant was placed in the crib on her stomach.

Plan of Correction: 03/05/2016 Infants are laid on their backs with the cover over them not to reach above their chest area. The provider and the assistant will ensure infants are resting on their backs and not on their stomachs. The provider and assistant will check on infants while sleeping to ensure safe sleeping.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-610-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the provider failed to ensure that media use is limited to programs that are produced for children or suitable for children. Evidence: 1 - Upon arrival child 3, an eight year old, was sitting on the couch in the living room with a tablet on her lap. Less than four feet away is a wall mounted flat screen television. The TV was tuned to a daytime drama talk show. The episode was titled "Look Like a TV Star." Periodically, child 3 would look up in the direction of TV to watch the show that was on rather than the activity on her tablet. There was no adult present in room for approximately 6 minutes. Five other children were resting or napping in the room. 2 - The TV was tuned to this show from the onset of the inspection at 2pm until 2:42pm.

Plan of Correction: 03/04/2016 The provider and or an assistant will ensure children are watching age appropriate television while an adult is in the room. Children are not allowed to watch anything other than children shows while in care.

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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