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Clintwood Head Start Center
393 Main Street
Clintwood, VA 24228
(276) 679-0518 (146)

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: Sept. 22, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Arrived 9:40am Departed 11:00 am An unannounced monitoring inspection was completed today. Twelve children were present with two staff in the Clintwood I classroom. Nine children were present with two staff in the Clintwood II classroom. The children were singing, painting, playing outdoors and working in centers. An exit interview was completed at the main office. Four children's files and two staff files were reviewed. Thank you for your cooperation. Please contact me if I may be of service. NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER 276 608 3749

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on a tour of the playground, the facility did not maintain all equipment in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. The LI observed that the metal four hoop basketball goal is: 36.5 x 36.5 x 54h inches and weighs 35.8 pounds. It was not stable on the asphalt and could be knocked over by a child, presenting a tipping hazard.

Plan of Correction: The teacher reported that the goal will be fastened to the wall so it can not tip over. The children will not use it until it is repaired.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on the review of two staff files, the facility did not obtain all necessary background checks within 30 days of hire or prior to being alone with children. Evidence; 1. The LI reviewed files for staff #1 and 2. (hire date 8/19/2015) 2. There are no criminal history record checks on file for these staff. 2. Both staff have been working directly with children and, at times, have not been supervised by staff member with a CRC on file.

Plan of Correction: Local background checks as required by Head Start were completed 8-18-15 for staff #1 and 8/19/15 for staff #2 and the required background checks for DSS were sent to the appropriate agency. During the waiting period Staff #1 and #2 will be supervised by a staff member with a CRC on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on the review of two staff files, the facility did not obtain all necessary background checks within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. The LI reviewed files for staff #1 and 2. (hire date 8/19/2015). 2. There is no CPS Clearance on file for staff #1.

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 will be supervised by staff member with a CRC & CRC on file.

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