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Nikki's Christian Daycare Inc. Pam's Place
1337 Horner Road
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703) 494-7000

Current Inspector: Lorraine Hancock (540) 272-9214

Inspection Date: Jan. 7, 2016

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)

Technical Assistance:
Lead teacher qualifications and training: To qualify for lead, staff must have six months of programmatic experience. Within six months before being promoted or one month after being promoted, a minimum of 24 hours of training shall be received related to the care of children, including but not limited to: (1) Child development; (2) Playground safety; (3) Health and safety issues; and (4) Preventing and reporting child abuse and neglect. Such training may take place on site while not supervising children. Please document the lead teacher training hours separately from annual training.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted with center director, center owner, and center staff. There were six children aged twenty months to two years present, seven children in the three year class, and eleven children in the fours/fives class. The children were having rest time, waking for afternoon snack, and engaging in age appropriate activities. The children went outdoors to play. Four staff files were reviewed - please see Supplemental Summary for missing items. There are no medications on site today. Time of today's inspection: 1:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Please call me if you have any questions 540-219-4122 or e-mail tara.barton@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of four staff files, the facility failed to have all required reference information in each staff file. Evidence: Staff A did not have the signature of the person making the call for one reference, Staff B did not have documentation of two references on file, and Staff C did not have the signature of the person making the call for one reference or the name of the person contacted.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Repeat violation: Based on review of four staff files, the facility failed to have at least one staff member, regularly present, in each grouping of children who meets qualifications of program leader. Evidence: Staff B and Staff D are designated as lead teachers, but do not meet qualifications of program leader/lead teacher.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to have all children in actual sight and sound supervision at all times. Upon the licensing inspector's arrival, Staff E was returning to the center after "stepping out to pick up lunch". There was no teacher in the classroom with six children, who ranged in age from 20 months to age two. Not all of the children could be seen by Staff B, who was in an adjacent class separated by shelving. The children were alone for no less than 15 minutes.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-D
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to maintain appropriate ratios at all times. Evidence: during the designated rest period, Staff E left the facility for a period of no less than ten minutes. Staff B was left alone upstairs with 14 children, ranging in age from 20 months to age three. Six children were not in actual sight supervision of Staff B due to the layout of the upstairs and the separation of the two classes by shelving.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to have the children wash hands after eating afternoon snack. Evidence: three of seven children in the Threes room did not wash hands immediately after having afternoon snack.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility failed to follow procedures regarding diapering. Evidence: the diapers were disposed of in a trash can that was not lidded. The diaper pad was cleaned with soap and water after each diaper, but it was not sanitized with bleach and water (or an equivalent sanitizing solution) and allowed to air dry for a period of at least two minutes.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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