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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: March 23, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
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 LICENSE.

Technical Assistance:
An exit interview was conducted with the provider to discuss the results of today's inspection.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, March 23, 2017 to determine the provider's compliance with licensing standards. The inspection was initiated at 2:15pm and concluded at approximately 4:15pm. In attendance were 5 children totaling 15 points being supervised by the provider. Children were observed interacting with the provider and playing with toys. Children's books, toys, and equipment were inspected and found to be age appropriate and in operable condition. The children's restroom was inspected with the required supplies present. All rooms of the home used by children were inspected with no hazards found.

The family day home had the required postings displayed on the bulletin board upon entering the porch. The first aid kit, fire extinguisher, and emergency supplies were inspected. Two children's records and one provider record were inspected with the required information found. The following was also inspected: evacuation log, shelter-in-place drills, emergency preparedness plan, parent agreements, and other pertinent information. 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 #: 22VAC40-111-800-B
Description: Based on the inspection of administrative records, the emergency preparedness was not reviewed annually. Evidence: During the inspection of the emergency preparedness plan dated 1/16/16, it was discovered the plan was not reviewed annually. Licensing standards requires the provider to review the emergency plan at least annually and update the plan as needed.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on site.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-A
Description: Based on the inspection of administrative records, the required practice evacuation drill was not conducted.

Evidence:
During the inspection of the monthly evacuation drills, it was discovered the evacuation drills for November 2016 and December 2016 were not conducted. Licensing standards require evacuation drills to be conducted monthly. The evacuation drills must be practiced in addition to the two required shelter-in-place drills.

Plan of Correction: Per provider: I understand they both must be conducted and not substituted for one another.

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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