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Mrs. Nancy Beight
5400 Beckner Street
Norfolk, VA 23509
(757) 855-8210

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: Nov. 8, 2018

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 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on 11/08/2018 from 12:33pm - 2:10pm. At the time of entrance there were five children in care with the provider. The ages of the children counted for a total of 13 points. Children were observed during nap. Records were reviewed for the provider, one household member and the five children in care. The entire home and backyard play area was additionally reviewed. No medication is being administered at this time. The violations are listed on the violation notice and were reviewed with the provider at the conclusion of the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based on record review, the provider failed to ensure that a child's record shall contain the first date of attendance. Evidence: 1. The enrollment records for child 1 and child 1 lacked documentation of the first date of attendance. 2. The provider confirmed that the enrollment date was not listed in the file for child 1 and child 2.

Plan of Correction: Fill in first date of child one and child 2.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the provider failed to obtain a minimum of 16 clock hours of training annually. Evidence: 1. The provider had documentation of 10 hours of training for 2017. a. The provider confirmed that she had not obtained 16 hours of annual training.

Plan of Correction: Continue training class to obtain 16 hours.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-A
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that areas of the family day home shall be maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. A portable heater fan was observed placed on a table located on the backyard deck. a. The heather fan was running when viewed by the inspector at 12:40pm and was unattended. b. A cigarette lighter was observed on the table beside the heater fan. 2. This deck is attached to the home and is accessible from the kitchen and has been enclosed by a fabric tent structure. 2. Unattended heater fans are a fire safety hazard.

Plan of Correction: Portable heater removed from backyard deck as well as lighter.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-530-F
Description: Based on observation, the provider failed to ensure that no soft bedding of any kind shall be used around infants to include comforters. Evidence: 1. Child 3 was observed napping in a crib that was placed directly beside a bed. A full-sized comforter had been folded up and placed on the edge of the bed within reach of child 1. 2. Child 3 was standing up in the crib, when observed at approximately 12:45pm, and had the ability to lean over and reach this comforter. a. Child 3 was napping in a back bedroom with the door closed. 3. Comforters are a suffocation hazard for infants.

Plan of Correction: Removed comforter from room. Leaving door cracked open during nap.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-560-A
Description: Based on observation and interview, the provider failed to ensure that a caregiver shall provide direct care and supervision of each child at all times. Direct care and supervision of each child includes: Awareness of and responsibility for each child in care. Evidence: The provider failed to demonstrate an awareness of and responsibility for each child in care as demonstrated by the following: 1. The inspector arrived for an unannounced monitoring inspection at 12:33pm. The inspector rang the door bell two times and received no response. a. The inspector heard a child crying from inside the home and then knocked on the front door a total of three times and received no response. 2. The inspector continued to hear crying from inside the home and then called the provider by telephone at 12:37pm. a. The provider answered the phone on the third ring and stated that she was not aware that the inspector was at the front door. b. The provider stated that she was out on the back deck laying carpet. c. The door to the home was opened at 12:38 pm by the provider who was the only adult in the home with the children. 3. Inside the home three children were napping behind closed doors in two bedrooms. Two additional children were napping/resting in the front living room while watching television. a. A closed door separated the children in the living room from the provider outside on the deck. 4. The backyard deck, where the provider stated she had been, has been enclosed by a tent. The table inside of this tent had a heater fan placed on it that was running. a. The provider stated she was on the backyard deck laying carpet with a heater fan turned on. 5. The combination of sound producing appliances and closed doors prohibited the provider from maintaining direct care and supervision of children and awareness of each child in care.

Plan of Correction: Placed monitor system up in order to hear knock & doorbell and children in all room to be heard at all times. All doors will be cracked open during nap time. Television on limited time only. Heater fan removed. Eliminate sound producing appliances, all door open.

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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