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Honeytree Early Learning Centers - Riverwalk
1824 Jefferson Street, S.E.
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 343-5905

Current Inspector: Julia Kimbrough (276) 608-4267

Inspection Date: Oct. 6, 2015 and Oct. 7, 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.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Today's visit was a routine monitoring inspection. The inspection began at 8:30am and concluded at 1:00pm on 10/06/15 and a second inspection day began at 8:45am and concluded at 1:00pm. During the inspections seven out of twenty-six staff records were reviewed, five out of one hundred thirty-one children's records were reviewed, both outdoor playgrounds were viewed, all ten classrooms were observed, lunch time was observed, nap time was observed, all ten medications along with authorizations were viewed, diapering was observed, emergency supplies were viewed, and some policies and procedures were reviewed. The center has requested a ten day review of the Violation Notice. The Violation Notice is due in the licensing office by the close of business day on 10/19/2015. Thank you for your time, please call my office at 309-2015.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on the inspector's review of a sample of seven out of twenty-six staff records, the center failed to ensure a record contained all of the required information. Evidence: The record for staff member #3 did not include the physical address for an emergency contact for the staff member as required by the standard.

Plan of Correction: The PD had the staff member complete the emergency contact information during the time of the inspection. The PD will review all HR staff records when a new hire record arrives to the center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-1
Description: Based on the inspector's observations and request to view infant daily logs for infant aged children in the Purple Ponies I classroom, the center failed to ensure infant logs were being completed for infant age children in the classroom. Evidence: The inspector asked a staff member for the ages of the children in Purple Ponies I classroom and the age range was 12 through 16 months. The inspector asked to view the infant daily logs for children 12 through fifteen months of age and the the staff member stated she was not aware she had complete infant daily logs. Infant daily logs are required to be posted for children ages birth through fifteen months of age.

Plan of Correction: The staff member will complete infant logs each day for all children of infant age. The PD will review the requirement for infant daily logs to be posted for all children birth through 16 months of age.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on the inspector's observations in the Red Bears I classroom, a staff member failed to wash her hands in between diaper changes when conducting back to back diaper changes. Evidence: The inspector observed a staff member conduct a total of three back to back diaper changes. The staff member changed her gloves after each diaper change and did not wash her hands after each diaper change as required by the standard.

Plan of Correction: The PD will conduct a review of diaper changing procedures will all staff who are in classrooms conducting diapering. Staff will be instructed to wash hands before and after each diaper change even when gloves are being used.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on the inspector's observations in the Red Bears I classroom, the center failed to ensure the diaper changing area was equipped with exam gloves. Evidence: The inspector observed diaper changing in the Red Bears I classroom and the box of gloves that were being used during the diaper changing were labeled for food service use. Exam gloves are required to be available at all diaper changing areas. Based on the inspector's observations in the Red Bears II classroom, the foot operated disposal system used to dispose of soiled diapers was not operable by foot. Evidence: The inspector attempted to use the foot operated trash can by foot that is used for disposing of soiled diapers and the lid to the trash can popped off. A second attempt was made with adjustments to the lid and the problem occurred upon second attempt. The lid appeared to be broken at the area where the lid would attach to the hinge.

Plan of Correction: The PD will ensure all diapering areas are equipped with an operable foot pedal trash can and exam gloves. The PD will conduct a review of diaper changing procedures will all staff who are in classrooms conducting diapering.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on the inspector's observations in Little Lambs I classroom, the center failed to ensure food brought from home was dated. Evidence: The inspector observed a container of homemade baby food with a child's name and no date. An insulated bag with a child's name containing two bottles and two containers of food was labeled with the child's name and no date.

Plan of Correction: The staff members dated the items during the inspection and will ensure if a parent places and item in the refrigerator the items are dated if not already done so.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on the inspector's review of a sample of seven out of twenty-six children's records, the center failed to ensure a staff member completed sworn statement prior to employment. Evidence: The record for staff member #4 has at start date of 9/29/15 and a completed signed sworn statement dated 9/30/15, a day after the staff member began employment.

Plan of Correction: The PD will discuss with Human Resources the possibility of providing applicants with a sworn statement to be completed upon application.

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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