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Great Bridge Children's Center
253 Fresno Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-1385

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Aug. 17, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:00am-11:45am. Upon arrival there were 72 children in care with 13 staff members present. A sample of 2 staff and 4 children's records were reviewed in addition to 4 medications. Children were observed playing outside, doing an art activity and babies were observed being changed and playing on the floor.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to ensure each child enrolled had all required information. Evidence: Child #1 did not have documentation of one of the 2 required emergency contact information.

Plan of Correction: This was an oversight. The director/owner will obtain this information today and document it in the record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. One of the cribs assigned to a child inc are had chipped and peeling paint on the inside railing of the crib. Paint chips fell off when the inspector touched the railing. 2. There was peeling paint in reach of the children inc are, along the walls in the toddler room.

Plan of Correction: The owner/director will look into getting crib railing protectors to prevent chipping and also cover the current chipped area. All areas in the center with peeling paint will be repainted.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing shall comply with minimum safety standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in the American Society for Testing and Materials standard F1292-99. Evidence: On the playground there was 5 " of resilient surfacing in the fall zones of the swing set and visible grass patches. there was 3 inches of resilient surfacing underneath the pull-up bars with a 4' fall zone. A 6' fall zone with 6" of resilient surfacing is required for these pieces of equipment.

Plan of Correction: the owner is aware the playground is in need of resilient surfacing. the person who maintains her playground has been out of town. Resilient surfacing will be ordered and placed in the required areas as soon as the maintenance person returns from being out of town.

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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