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Great Bridge Children's Center
253 Fresno Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-1385

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Jan. 22, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
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)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 8:40am-11:15am. Upon arrival there were 45 children in care with 10 caregivers present. A sample of 2 staff and 3 children's records were reviewed in addition to 4 medications. Due to inclement weather the playground was not inspected. The children were observed during toileting, art and snack.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to ensure each child had a physical examination under the direction of a physician. Evidence: Child #1, enrolled 09/18/15, did not have documentation of having received a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: The owner was aware this child needed a physical. The parent said the child has an appointment scheduled in February.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to ensure staff who directly work with children had 16 hours of annual staff development activities that were related to child safety and development and the function of the center. Evidence: The center documents their annual staff training from January -December each year. Staff #2 had no documented annual training hours and staff #2 had 4 hours for 2015.

Plan of Correction: The owner has provided the at least 16 hours of training to all staff, however has not documented the trainings in the records. The owner will gather this information and document all staff training to reflect what they each have taken.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. In the pre-k room there was peeling paint on the wall and door, in reach of the children. The baseboards it the Pre-K classroom in the main building had peeling paint along the baseboards. 2. There were 9 brick pavers that were loose when stepped on at the entrance to the Pre-K 4 building, posing a tripping hazard.

Plan of Correction: The owner will arrange for the peeling paint to be corrected and to install the brick pavers more securely.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to meet all requirements when giving medication. Evidence: Child #3 had an emergency medication at the center prescribed by a physician. The authorization form did not include written parental permission.

Plan of Correction: This was an oversight. The form will be given to the parent at pick-up today to sign.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-I
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure there was a one-day's emergency supply of disposable bottles, nipples, and commercial formulas appropriate for the children in care shall be maintained at the center. Evidence: The center did not have bottles or water to make the powdered infant formula in their emergency supplies. There were 5 infants in care at the time of inspection.

Plan of Correction: This was an oversight. Bottles will be purchased and water will also be included with the emergency supplies.

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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