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Franklin County YMCA School-Age Child Care Program
235 Technology Drive
Rocky mount, VA 24151
(540) 489-9622

Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835

Inspection Date: March 28, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted during the afternoon of the program on March 28, 2016. The LI observed 37 children in care, three staff were supervising the children's activities. The children's ages ranged from 4 to 12 years. Upon arrival in the Center, the LI observed a group of children in the swimming pool. Children were observed sliding down an inflatable slide into the water. Two center staff and two life guards were supervising the water activity. A staff member was supervising a group of 10 children during open play in the gym. After the water activity, children were served an afternoon snack in the gym. The children also viewed a movie during the last two hours of the program day. A sample of 4 children's records and 1 staff record was reviewed. Documentation of the center's annual fire and health inspections was current. The outdoor play equipment was inspected. Findings of the inspection were reviewed with the Child Care Coordinator and a plan of correction was given for the violation notice. The acknowledgment of inspection form was signed and given for posting in the Center. The final inspection report will be completed and faxed to the Center. If you have any further questions, please call or e-mail: Thank you.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on a sample review of children's records, the Center failed to obtain documentation that each child has received the immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child can attend the center. Evidence: An immunization record was not available for review for child 2 who was present in the center.

Plan of Correction: The Child Care Coordinator will ensure each child's parent has provided verification of the child's immunization record prior to the child's attendance in the Center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on a sample review of children's records, the Center failed to obtain a written, signed agreement between the parent and the center. Documentation was not available for review in each child's record by the first day of the child's attendance. Evidence: One of 4 records (child 2) reviewed did not have documentation available for review. The child was present at the time of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The Child Care Coordinator will ensure that a signed parental agreement is obtained and filed in the child's record. Records will be monitored on going.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on the LI's observations, the Center failed to keep hazardous substances such as cleaning materials in a locked place that prevents access by children. Evidence: The LI observed the closet door unlocked in the gym, bleach and cleaning supplies were located on a bottom shelf. Staff locked the closet door on notice.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be reminded to monitor the closet door to ensure that the door is kept locked. The Child Care Coordinator will purchase an extra key to issue to staff for program use.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on inspection of the outdoor playground equipment, the Center failed to ensure resilient surfacing in the fall zones of the slides on both playgrounds complied with minimum safety standards. Evidence: The LI measured the mulch in four areas of the required fall zones. The mulch was compacted and measured 4 to 5 inches in fall zones which require a depth of 6 inches. The fall zone in front of the tall blue slide does not meet the required distance, four feet plus the height of the slide. A landscape timber is located in the fall zone. Staff reported that the children played on the playground on the date of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Effective on this date 03/28, the slides will not be used by the children until mulch is added in the fall zones. The fall zone will be extended at the blue slide and added mulch to meet the requirements.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observations by the LI, the Center failed to post emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place prrcedures in a location conspicuous to staff and children on each floor of each building. Evidence: Emergency procedures were not posted at the time of the inspection.

Plan of Correction: The Child Care Coordinator will post emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place procedures on the board in the child care area beside of the maps.


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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