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Kids Kingdom - Suffolk
234 Meadow View Boulevard
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 394-1070

Current Inspector: Anita Drewry (757) 404-5261

Inspection Date: Aug. 13, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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)

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 3:36 p.m. to 6:46 p.m. At the time of entrance, 18 children, ages 5 months to 10 years in care with 4 staff members present. The sample size consisted of 3 children's records and 4 staff records. Children were observed during individual choice play, outdoor play and departure with parents. Areas of non-compliance were found in selected standards in administration, programs, physical plant and special care provisions and emergencies. They are identified on the violation notice and were discussed with the administration during the exit interview. Please complete the columns for "description of action to be taken" and "date to be corrected" for each violation cited on the violation notice. The plans should include steps to correct the noncompliance with the standards; measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and the person responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measures. Please return the dated, signed copy to licensing office within 10 calendar days of receiving this notice. If you have any questions, please call the licensing inspector.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-150-B
Description: Based on a review of 4 children's records, the facility did not ensure that each report included the date of the physical examination , dates immunizations were received and was signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of a local health department. Evidence: The immunization record of child #4 was not signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of a local health department.

Plan of Correction: Parent was asked to get a signed copy of the shot record upon next visit to the Dr., we will review the shot records more closely from this point to ensure proper endursement [sic] by the physician.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of 3 children's records, the facility did not ensure that children's records were complete. Evidence: The record of child #2 was missing the place of employment for a parent.

Plan of Correction: Parent was called during inspection and file was updated the next day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: In the hallway, outside of the bathroom, that is between the toddlers' activity room and a pre-k room, there was a television set,measuring 20 inches by 22 inches by 18 inches, on a stand that was 25 inches high, which presented a potential tipping hazard.

Plan of Correction: TV was moved into the locked storage room.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that materials and equipment, that are age and stage appropriate, were available for the children and included an adequate supply as appropriate for each age group . Evidence: 1. During the inspection, there were children ages 2 years to 10 years in care in a preschool classroom that was furnished with equipment for preschool children. 2. During the outdoor play period, the group of children ages 2 years to 10 years , had preschool riding toys, a preschool climber with 2 slides and balls to play with in the outdoor play area. When the school age children tossed a ball over the fence, staff gave the children a time out from ball play. There was no other equipment for school age children until ball play resumed.

Plan of Correction: The center will purchase more age appropriate toys for the classrooms and the playground by or before Sept 30, 2015.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on observation and interview, the facility did not ensure that when an authorization for medication expires, the parent shall be notified that the medication needs to be picked up within 14 days or the parent must renew the authorization. Medications that are not picked up by the parent within 14 days will be disposed of by the center. Evidence: 1. There was a container of prescription nystatin zinc oxide diaper cream in a cabinet in the infant care room and an inhaler of albuterol sulfate in a cabinet in the infant care room. 2. Staff confirmed that the medicine was not being administered.

Plan of Correction: Storage cabinets for medication will be checked each Friday to ensure adherence to licensing regulations. This change took place Aug 21, 2015.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-A
Description: Based on observation and interview, the facility did not ensure that a first aid kit was accessible to outdoor play areas. Evidence: 1. When children were in the outdoor play area, staff did not have a first aid kit. When asked about the first aid kit, staff reported that there was one in the two year old children's activity room, which opens to the outdoor play area. After taking the children indoors, staff obtained the first aid kits from the office and the kitchen, but did not locate the one in the classroom.

Plan of Correction: The center will find and install a water proof case to store a first aid kit on the playground by Sep 15, 2015 until such time staff will carry the first aid kit out to the playground

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on records and interview, the facility did not implement a monthly practice evacuation drill and a a minimum of two shelter-in-place practice drills per year for the most likely to occur scenarios. Evidence: As of 8/13/15, there was no documentation of an evacuation drill in July, 2015. Staff confirmed that there was no drill in July.

Plan of Correction: A fire [sic] was in fact conducted by Mr. Thompson July 27, 2015 at 10:55am, there were 5 staff and 14 children. The drill was not documented in the binder, effective immediately all drills will be documented as soon as the drill is concluded. A shelter in place drill will be conducted on or before Aug 31, 2015

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on record review, the facility did not maintain a complete written record of children's serious and minor injuries in which entries are made the day of occurrence. Evidence: An injury record for child #4 was missing the time and method of notice to the parent and a second signature. An injury record for child #5 was missing the date and time of notice to the parent.

Plan of Correction: ) All injury reports will be left on the desk for the director to review before filing, further training will be given and documented for staff on how to properly complete injury reports. Training will be given by Aug 25, 2015 and documented.


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