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Ms. Leona Buford
1201 Melville Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 861-5564

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 662-9760

Inspection Date: April 27, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
VENDHOM-000 INTRODUCTION.
VENDHOM-000 Administration
VENDHOM-000 Caregiver Qualifications and Training
VENDHOM-000 Physical Plant
VENDHOM-000 Caregivers and Supervision
VENDHOM-000 Programs
VENDHOM-000 Special Care Provisions & Emergencies
VENDHOM-000 Special Services

Comments:
An unannounced subsidy health and safety inspection was completed on April 27, 2017. There were 10 children in care, for a total of 25 points with two caregivers. All caregivers have completed the Virginia Pre-Service training and have CPR and first aid certification. The children were observed reading stories, singing, dancing and eating a lunch of navy beans, wheat bread, mustard greens, cantaloupe and milk. The facility does not administer medication. The facility does not provide transportation. The last evacuation drill was conducted 4/19/17. The most recent shelter -in-place was conducted 3/21/17. A whole house walk through was conducted. Three caregiver, and four children?s records were reviewed. Approximate time on site: 10:40am to 2:30pm

Violations:
Standard #: VENDHOM-000-004-F
Description: Based on observations at the facility, the provider did not post a current list of children's allergies, sensitivities, and dietary restrictions. EVIDENCE: There are two children at the facility with food allergies and/or sensitivities. The provider did not post a list of the allergies and sensitivities or keep in a way that is immediately accessible to a caregiver.

Plan of Correction: I will post the list of children's allergies.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-006-B
Description: Based on a review of a sample of children's records, the provider did not have a written care plan for each child with a diagnosed food allergy, to include instructions from a physician regarding the food which the child is allergic to and the steps to be taken in the event of a suspected or confirmed allergic reaction. EVIDENCE: The record of child#1, who is allergic to milk, did not contain a written allergy care plan.

Plan of Correction: I will talk to the parent about getting the allergy care plan from the doctor.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-029-A
Description: Based on a review of the facility's emergency preparedness plan, the facility did not have a plan that includes all required components. EVIDENCE: The emergency preparedness plan did not include lockdown procedures.

Plan of Correction: I will get it typed up and added by next week.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-029-B-3
Description: Based on a review of the facility's emergency preparedness plan, the facility did not ensure that all required components were included in the evacuation and relocation procedures. EVIDENCE: The evacuation and relocation procedures did not include accommodation or special requirements for infants, toddlers and children with special needs.

Plan of Correction: I will get it typed up and added by next week.

Standard #: VENDHOM-000-029-B-4
Description: Based on a review of the facility's emergency preparedness plan, the facility did not ensure that all required components were included in the shelter-in-place procedures. EVIDENCE: The shelter-in-place procedures did not include accommodation or special requirements for infants, toddlers and children with special needs.

Plan of Correction: I will get it typed up and added by next week.

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.

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