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Great Bridge Preschool and Kindergarten
201 Stadium Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 482-9788

Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487

Inspection Date: May 18, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced, mandated monitoring inspection was conducted. The inspector arrived at 11:00 AM and departed at 12:55 PM. Morning activities and lunch service were observed. The outdoor playground was inspected. A sampling of five children's records and four staff records were reviewed. It was reported that there have been no new staff hired since the previous inspection in December 2015. Medication administration and injury records were reviewed. An exit meeting to review the Acknowledgement Form was held with the administrator prior to concluding the inspection. Upon receipt of the inspection notices, the facility must develop a plan of correction for each violation cited. The plan of correction must include the following: - The steps taken to correct the noncompliance with the standards (violations); - Measures to prevent reoccurrence of noncompliance; - Person(s) responsible for implementation and monitoring of preventive measures(s); - Date by which noncompliance will be corrected. The facility has ten calendar days from receipt of the inspection notices to complete the sections titled Plan of Correction and Date to be Corrected, sign and date the pages where indicated and return the inspection notices to the Licensing Office. A copy is to be retained to be posted at the facility. (NOTE: Supplemental Information is not to be posted due to confidentiality). Results of the inspection notices 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 has been completed. If a facility disagrees with a violation(s), the facility has 15 calendar days from receipt of the inspection notices to initiate a written request for a First Step Review. Please contact the inspector if there are any questions.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based upon review of five children's records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that each child has a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician before the child's attendance or within one month after attendance. Evidence: 1. The record provided for staff 4 did not include documentation that the child obtained a physical examination prior to or within one month after attending. 2. Staff 4 was unable to provide the exact date the child began attending, however staff four stated that the parent signed the enrollment paperwork on 3/21/16 and had paid full tuition for the entire month of April 2016.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Child had been in the school 32 days. received medical form from parent on 5/27

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based upon review of five children's records and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that the record for each child enrolled contains the first date of attendance. Evidence: 1. The records provided for children numbers 2, 3, 4 and 5 do not contain the first dates of attendance. 2. Staff 4 was unable to produce the first dates of attendance in the records for the four children noted above.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Will make sure all files have been updated

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: Based upon observation and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that when hazardous substances are not kept in the original containers, the substitute containers clearly indicate the contents. Evidence: 1. In the bathroom in the middle of the infant/toddler classrooms, there was a spray bottle labeled Spic and Span. Staff 3 identified the contents as being the Lysol used for sanitizing, not Spic and Span. 2. The spray bottle was not labeled to indicate that it contained Lysol.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Teacher put label on Bottle

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based upon observation, measurements and staff interview, the facility has not ensured that where the playground equipment is provided, the resilient surfacing complies with minimum safety standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F1292-99, the compressed loose synthetic materials depth chart and the use zones for equipment and is under the climbing apparatus to create the adequate fall zone. Evidence: 1. The loose fill shredded rubber mulch under the tall climbing apparatus has been pushed to the outside of the required fall zones through use by the children. The depth of the rubber mulch at the base of all of the slides was measured to be less than two inches deep. 2. Staff 4 was unable to provide any documentation showing ASTM F1292-99 loose fill testing for the shredded rubber mulch used to demonstrate that less than a 6 inch depth of the surfacing is appropriate for the height of the equipment.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Ordered additional mulch New mulch ordered

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based upon staff interview and observation, the facility has not ensured that when staff are supervising children, their ensure their care and protection. Evidence: 1. Upon arrival of the inspector in the infant/toddler classroom at 11:15 AM, the inspector asked how many total children were in care. Staff 1 began to count the children. 2. Staff 2 stated that there were thirteen children in care. 3. Staff 3 stated that there were fourteen children in care. 4. The sign-in notebook had thirteen children signed in to care. 5. A head count of the children revealed that there were a total of fourteen infants/toddlers in care.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded with the following: Classroom has four teachers, one was not aware a student entered the classroom. That teacher was changing a diaper when student entered


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