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BUILDING BLOCKS PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE CENTER
844 & 848 Jerome Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 583-6389

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Oct. 15, 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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 10/15/15 from 10:25am - 1:05pm. During the inspection there were 86 children ages one to fiveyears old in care with 23 staff. A tour of the facility was conducted and children were observed in a variety of activities in the classrooms including arts and crafts, writing, playing with blocks, sensory activities and story time. Children were also observed playing outside, eating lunch, and during rest period. Records were reviewed for six children and five staff. Medication, emergency procedures, and emergency supplies were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice, and were reviewed during the exit interview. lease complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 10 calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word ?corrected? is not acceptable. Your plan of correction must contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s).

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of six children's records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that they maintain and keep at the center a complete record for each child enrolled that contains all required information. Evidence: 1. The record for child #1,present during the inspection, did not contain documentation of the annual review by a parent to confirm that all required information is up to date. The most recent date listed in the record for child #1 as being reviewed by a parent for all required information, was dated and signed by the parent on 7/22/14. 2. The record for child #3, present during the inspection, did not contain documentation of the annual review by a parent to confirm that all required information is up to date. The most recent date listed in the record for child #3 as being reviewed by a parent for all required information, was dated and signed by the parent on 8/6/14. 3. The records for child #5, present during the inspection, did not contain documentation of the annual review by a parent to confirm that all required information is up to date. The most recent date listed in the record for child #5 as being reviewed by a parent for all required information, was dated and signed by the parent on 7/28/14. 4. Staff #1 (Program director) confirmed there was no documentation to demonstrate that the annual review had been completed for child #1, child #3, and child #5 .

Plan of Correction: The parents child #1, child #3, and child #5 will be asked to review the children's records to ensure all information is current. All children's records will be reviewed annually by the parents to ensure all information is current and there will be written documentation of the review.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. In the Discovery Two's classroom, there were several areas along the baseboards where the paint was peeling. 2. On the playground, there were three big wheel riding toys where the plastic front wheel was cracked or there was a hole wehre the plastic was missing.

Plan of Correction: The three big wheels were removed from the playground and disposed of in the trash. A work order will be placed to have the baseboards painted. Teachers will be instructed to notify center management when items are not in operable condition.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that the most recent inspection was posted. Evidence 1. The most recent inspection report that was posted in the child day center was dated 11/19/14. The date of the most recent inspection conducted was 6/1/15. 2. Staff #1 (Program Director) viewed the posted inspection and confirmed that the most recent inspection report was not posted.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection. The most recent inspection will always be posted in the child day center.

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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