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Child Connections Development Center, Inc.
110 Crofton Place
Palmyra, VA 22963
(434) 591-1010

Current Inspector: Chrystal King (804) 297-4469

Inspection Date: Aug. 3, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

This unannounced renewal inspection was conducted from 10:45 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. At the time of inspection 59 children were in care with nine staff members. The sample size consisted of seven staff records, three children's records, four sunblocks, and two diaper ointments. Children and staff were observed during free indoor and outdoor play, educational and artistic activities, lunch, nap, hand washing, and bathroom break. Staff were observed during transitions and behavioral guidance. Violations from the inspections conducted during this licensing period were reviewed for current compliance. Three repeat violations were found. A total of six violations were found and can be found on the attached violation notice.

If you have questions or concerns contact the licensing inspector at (540) 292-5933 for further assistance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review and interview, the administration failed to ensure one out of seven staff obtained an updated TB screening every two years. Evidence: 1. The record of staff 3 had documentation of a TB dated 8/1/13. 2. The administrator verified that is the last TB they have for staff 3.

Plan of Correction: Staff 3 will obtain TB screening as soon as it can be scheduled. All staff records will be reviewed to ensure no other updates are needed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on observation, record review, and interview, the administration failed to ensure one out of six of the classes had a qualified lead teacher. Evidence: 1. Staff 3 was alone with children in the school age classroom. 2. Per the record of staff 3 she does not meet any of the lead teacher qualifications. 3. The administration spoke with staff 3 about her qualifications and training and verified she has the experience required but not all the educational requirement.

Plan of Correction: Staff 3 will complete the educational part of the qualifications within the next 30 days. In the future the administrator will ensure that all staff left alone with children will meet one of the educational and experience requirements in the standards.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the administration failed to ensure the center is kept in a clean and safe condition. Evidence: In the Little Dippers classroom (toddlers) the paint is peeling off the trim around the window.

Plan of Correction: The window trim will be sanded down and repainted. Until the repairs can be made the staff will be keep an eye on children around the window and make sure no loose paint is on the floor or around the window trim. Staff will be reminded to look around the classrooms each day to look for hazards and let administration know as soon as possible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center staff failed to ensure a closet with hazardous substances in one out of the seven classrooms was kept locked. Evidence: The closet in classroom three was unlocked. The closet contained such cleaners as Bleach.

Plan of Correction: The closet was immediately locked and staff were reminded to keep all hazardous substances in a locked location.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-380-A
Description: Based on observation and interview, the center staff in two out of seven classrooms failed to post a daily schedule. Evidence: 1. In the 2's classroom and school age classroom there was no daily schedule posted. 2. The administrator went to each room to ensure the daily schedule was not posted in the 2's and school age classrooms. The administrator verified that the daily schedules were not posted in the two classrooms.

Plan of Correction: The teaches in the 2's classroom and school age classroom were informed to post a daily schedule.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-B
Description: Based on record review and interview, the administration failed to ensure a new staff member obtained a completed central registry background check (CPS) before the end of 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1. Staff 7's first date of employment was 5/12/15. The record for staff 7 contains a CPS background check that was incomplete. The document did not show the results of the background check. 2. The administrator reviewed staff 7's CPS and verified she did not realize the CPS background check was returned with no findings.

Plan of Correction: Staff 7 is leaving this month as she is summer help only. If she returns next summer a CPS background check will be completed.


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.

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