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Little Spats Preschool
429 East Church Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
(804) 824-6192

Current Inspector: Sharon Curlee (804) 662-9758

Inspection Date: July 22, 2016

Complaint Related: No

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

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today, July 22, 2016 to check the facility for compliance with licensing standards. The inspector arrived at 10:00 am and concluded the inspection at 12:30 pm. Upon the inspector arrival children were engaged in a variety of activities. Children were divided into two rooms. Classroom #2 were working on cutting and gluing pieces of colored paper onto the letter "M" cutout. Children had been talking about words that begin with the letter "M". Children listed a few for the Inspector. Classroom #1 was observed in their work stations. Children played with doll house, coloring, kitchen,connecting blocks and plastic animals. The inspector interacted with staff and children in care. Later each classroom had time outside in the play area. Children played with balls, toy cars and in the playhouse. Upon returning inside hand washing was conducted in preparation for lunch. Staff read a story to class before lunch. The classrooms were decorated with children's art and had age and stage appropriate materials. All areas of the facility to include classrooms, bathrooms, hallways, and playground were inspected. The facility has requested that an additional classroom be used for child care. Measurements were calculated during today's inspection. The facility had the license, last inspection notice, emergency numbers, emergency evacuation procedures/maps, daily schedule and various parent information posted. The first aid kit and the non-medical emergency supplies were inspected and found complete. Four staff records and seven children's records were reviewed. Staff have current CPR, First Aid and daily health observation training. One staff has current MAT certification. Medication authorizations were reviewed. The most recent evacuation drill was on 05/31/2016. The two required shelter-in-place drills for 2016 were completed on 04/18/2016 and 05/31/2016. Children provide their own meals, which we labeled with their name and date. Injury reports were reviewed. Today's Ratio's: Twelve children with two staff. Fire Inspection: 06/29/2016 Health 02/04/2016 The violations from the previous inspection on January 20, 2016 were checked for corrections. There was one repeat violations cited during today's inspection. If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening within 21 days after employment that had been completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employment or volunteering. Evidence: Staff #2, with a hire date of 03/02/2016, had documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening in the record, however the tuberculosis screening was dated 09/05/2014, exceeding the 12 months prior to hire allowance.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will have the staff obtain a current tuberculosis screening before returning to work.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of staff records, the facility did not obtain all required information for each staff's record. Evidence: 1. The record of staff #3, hired 11/23/2015, did not have written documentation to demonstrate that the individual possesses the education required by the job position. 2. The record of staff #1, hired 07/01/2016, had documentation of two references obtained, however one reference was dated 07/15/2016, exceeding the time allowance. Two or more references are required to be checked before employment. 3. The record of staff #2, hired 03/02/2016, had documentation of two references obtained, however one reference was dated 03/25/2016, exceeding the time allowance. Two or more references are required to be checked before employment.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will be sure to have all references collected before hire. I have asked the staff to provide a copy of her education. She was having a hard time getting the information from the school. I will have her contact the county public school system to get the required information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on review of injury reports, the facility did not ensure a written record of children's serious and minor injuries included all the required elements. Evidence: Three injury reports were reviewed. Two injury reports for child #5 were dated 03/10/2016 and 05/13/2016. Both reports were missing date and time when parents were notified and how the parent was notified. One injury report for child #2 was dated 03/31/2016 and was missing the time and date the parent was notified and how the parent was notified. The injury form being used does not have a designated space for how the parent is notified.

Plan of Correction: Per the Director: I will be sure to complete each injury form with all required information. I will use the Departments sample form as a template to ensure i have all required information on our injury reports.


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