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Ms. Susan Niemeier
208 Foresail Cove
Stafford, VA 22554
(703) 508-2255

Current Inspector: Cathy E. Aylor (540) 222-6352

Inspection Date: Oct. 26, 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
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted with provider and four assistants. There were 11 children present with 5 caregivers totalling 27 points. The group was returning from a field trip to Clark's farm to visit the pumpkin patch and CiCi's pizza for lunch. The children washed hands and laid down for rest. The day care is nicely decorated with seasonal artwork and there are a plethora of age appropriate activities and toys. Five children's files and one staff file were reviewed - please see Supplemental Summary for missing items. Reminder: the first aid/CPR certification will expire November 2016 for several staff. The background checks for staff/household members are due to be repeated January 2016. Time of today's inspection: 1:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call me if you have any questions 540-219-4122 or e-mail tara.barton@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-70-A
Description: Based on review of five children's files, the provider failed to provide all required information in writing to parents before the child's first day of attendance. Evidence: Child A did not have signed acknowledgment of the VDSS model forms (or an equivalent) "Provisions of the Emergency Preparedness Plan" or "Information for Parents"

Plan of Correction: Provider will request the signed documents from the parents again.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-180-A
Description: Based on review of one staff file, the provider did not have a repeat tuberculosis test or screening for each staff. Evidence: Staff A did not have documentation of a repeat tuberculosis test or screening (expired 10/11/2015).

Plan of Correction: Staff A will get a new tuberculosis test or screening for the file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of one staff file, the provider failed to have documentation of a completed search of the central registry check for each staff within 30 days of employment. Evidence: Staff A (date of hire 10/2014) did not have documentation of a search of the central registry check within 30 days of employment. The CPS check had been date stamped by the Office of Background Investigations, but had not been completed.

Plan of Correction: Staff will submit the search of the central registry (CPS check) for Staff A again.

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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