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Michele's Place for Children
2603 Semmes Ave.
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 233-2769

Current Inspector: Florence Martus (804) 662-9772

Inspection Date: March 18, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
An exit interview was conducted with the director to discuss the results of today's inspection.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, March 18, 2016 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. Upon arrival, one two year old child was observed being supervised by two staff. The child was observed playing with toys, singing songs, and interacting with staff. All areas used by children were inspected to include the main hallways, children's restrooms, classroom, and office.

The program had the required postings displayed on the wall upon entering the office. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected with the required supplies found. One child's and one staff record were inspected with the majority of the required information present. The following was also inspected on this day: annual fire & health inspections, fire/shelter-in-place drills, emergency preparedness plan, injury prevention plan, parent agreements, and other pertinent information. See attached notice for violations found during this inspection.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, contact the licensing inspector at (804) 662-9771.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-A
Description: Based on the inspection of the emergency preparedness plan, the required components were not completed. Evidence: During the inspection of the emergency preparedness plan, it was discovered various sections were not completed such as emergency telephone numbers, designated staff, and staff duties.

Plan of Correction: Per director: I will start completing the incomplete section of the emergency preparedness plan.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on the inspection of staff records, the required sworn statement or affirmation was expired.

Evidence:
During the inspection of one staff records, it was determined that the sworn statement dated 9/4/12 expired on 9/3/15. An updated sworn statement or affirmation should have been completed prior to expiration.

Plan of Correction: Per director: I will download the form off the social services website and complete it.

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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