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Mimmie's Learning Academy
724 Baker Road
Virginia beach, VA 23462
(757) 965-3240

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: March 4, 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)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:30am through 12:45pm. There were 13 children in care ranging in age from two to five years old with two staff at the onset of the inspection. A third staff arrived during the inspection. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including center play, story/video, outside play, lunch, transitions, hand washing, and restroom routines. Required postings were reviewed. Violations were observed in the following areas and appear on the violation notice: administration, staff qualifications and training, physical plant, special care provisions and emergencies and special services. Upon receipt of the inspection documentation, the licensee must develop a plan of correction for each violation. The plan of correction must include the following: ? The steps to correct noncompliance with the standard(s); ? Measures to prevent reoccurrence of noncompliance; ? Person(s) responsible for implementation and monitoring of preventive measure(s); ? Date by which noncompliance will be corrected. The licensee will have ten calendar days from receipt of the inspection documentation to complete the section titled Plan of Correction, sign each page of the documentation and return it to the Licensing Office by 3/1716. The licensee should retain a copy to be posted at the facility (Supplemental Information is not to be posted due to confidentiality). Results of the inspection documentation are subject to public disclosure and will be posted on the VDSS web site within 15 calendar days, regardless of whether the Plan of Correction section is completed.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each child has a physical examination on file. Evidence: 1 - The record for child 1 does not contain documentation of a physical. The child has a documented date of enrollment as 11/10/14. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the child's record does not contain a physical.

Plan of Correction: Doctor has faxed updated physical

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each staff member obtains documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employment. Evidence: 1 - The record for staff 2 does not contain documentation of tuberculosis screening or test on file. The staff has documented date of hire as 6/18/15. 2 - Staff 2 was present providing direct care to child during the inspection. Including but not limited to assisting children in the restroom, engaging children in play activities inside and outside and meal preparation on the day of the inspection. 3 - Staff 1 confirmed that the documentation was not present in the staff file.

Plan of Correction: Staff had replaced missing TB result ? dated 8/5/2015

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to maintain children's records with all required information. Evidence: 1 - The records for children 2 and 3 do not contain documentation of first dates of attendance. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the information was not present in the children's records.

Plan of Correction: Director has wrote started date on enrollment documents

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on observation, record review and interview the center failed to ensure that staff records contain all required information. Evidence: 1 - Staff 3 was present interacting with children in the position of Program Leader. He was left in charge of the center in the absence of the program director. The staff was supervising the only other staff present, a teacher assistant. a.- The job title documented in the record for staff 3 is HR/Lead Teacher. b. - There is no written information in the record of staff 3 to demonstrate that the staff possesses the education, staff development, certification and experience required by the job position. 2 - The record for staff 4 does not include a date of hire. 3 - The record for staff 4 does not include the dates on which the reference checks were obtained. 4 - Staff 1 confirmed that the information was not present in the records of staff 3 and 2.

Plan of Correction: 1. Verification of programmatic experience with Parks and 3/4/16 Recreations was confirmed for staff 3 2. All staff has completed 16 hour or more with extension online. 3. Director has listed hire date for staff 4. (6-22-2015). 3/4/16 Has recorded dates of references check

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that staff who work directly with child annually attend 16 hours of staff development activities. Evidence: 1 - The record for staff 1 contains documentation of three (3) hours of training obtained during the 2015 calendar year and 15 hours during the 2014 calendar year. 2 - The record for staff 3 contains no documentation of training hours obtained during the 2015 calendar year and one (1) hour during the 2014 calendar year.

Plan of Correction: All staff has completed 16 to 20 hours of training

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place. Evidence: 1 - At the onset of the inspection 9:30am until 10:45am there was an unlocked closet containing five cleaning chemicals in school age/computer area. 2 - The containers and bottles stated "keep out reach of children, hazardous to humans, eye irritant and caution." 3 - The closet remained unlocked until approximately 11:00am when children were observed in this area watching a video on a computer. 4 - Staff 1 and 2 confirmed that closet was unlocked.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection. Center management and staff will periodically physically check to see that the closet is locked. was corrected while inspected was present

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that proper hand washing is practiced by staff. Evidence: 1 - Staff 1 did not wash her hands after wiping the noses of three children in care. Staff 1 wiped the children's noses one after the other. When she was finished cleaning the children's noses she engaged in play activities with the children. 2 - Staff 2 did not wash her hands after wiping the nose of a child in care. Staff 2 cleaned the child's nose then went on to assist another child in preparing for lunch.

Plan of Correction: Children will be given tissue to wipe their nose ?then a wipe to wipe their face Last children will be instructed to wash their hands

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that the posted menu is dated. Evidence: 1 - The posted menu is not dated. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the menu is not dated.

Plan of Correction: Menu has been corrected to include dates.

Disclaimer:

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