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Mrs. Rosemary Everette
1439 Mellwood Court
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 962-7387

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Aug. 9, 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 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-111 Transportation
22VAC40-111 Nighttime Care
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.

Technical Assistance:
Over time grass loses its ability to absorb shock through wear and environmental conditions. Providing protective surfacing material under and around outdoor play equipment may reduce injuries if a child falls from the equipment.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:15 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. At the time of entrance, 6 children, ranging in age from 16 months to 4 years old, totaling 14 points were in care with the provider. The records sample size consisted of 2 children?s records and 2 provider / assistant/ household member records. Children were observed engaged in free play, playing at the table with play-doh, eating a snack of crackers and raisins (bananna for toddler) and brushing teeth. Hand washing, restroom procedures and table sanitizing were also observed. Medication administration was not observed. The provider stated that no medication is administered to children in care at this time. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. Thank you for your time during today's inspection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance. The licensee provided verbal responses to the violations during the inspection, which were entered on to the violation notice by the Licensing inspector.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-500-C
Description: Based on observation, the provider did not ensure that stationary outdoor play equipment is not installed over concrete, asphalt, or any other hard surface. Evidence: The inspector observed a new piece of stationary outdoor play equipment in the provider's back yard. The set contained 3 swings and a slide. Though there was grass in much of the yard, the swing and slide set had only compacted dirt under and around it. This compacted dirt does not offer cushioning if a child jumps of falls off of the play equipment.

Plan of Correction: The provider stated that she will explore the options for installing resilient surfacing under and around the play equipment and will put a plan into place to have it installed within 30 days.

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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