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Great Bridge Children's Center
253 Fresno Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-1385

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Aug. 22, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 11:30am-1:15pm. Upon arrival there were 61 children in care with 11 staff present. A sample of 4 children's records and 3 staff records were reviewed in addition to 4 medications. Children were observed watching television, during nap and infants were observed sleeping in cribs.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to ensure each staff member submitted documentation of a tuberculosis screening no later than 21 days after employment. Evidence: Staff #1, hired on 07/26/16, did not have documentation of having received a tuberculosis screening.

Plan of Correction: The owner will send staff #1 to obtain a TB test this week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to ensure all required information was kept for each staff person. Evidence: 1. Staff #1, hired on 07/26/16, did not have documentation of having an orientation or 2 references checked prior to employment. 2. Staff #3, hired on 07/20/16, did not have documentation of having an orientation or 2 references checked prior to employment.

Plan of Correction: The owner will obtain and document the missing items in each staff file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: On the playground the swing set had 7 7 washers across the top of the metal structure that secured the swings to the frame. Each washer also had a bolt on top of them, creating a hook-like entanglement hazard.

Plan of Correction: The owner will contact her maintenance person and have the replace the hswing's hardware to meet current playground safety standards.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing shall comply with minimum safety standards when tested in accordance with the procedures described in the American Society for Testing and Materials standard F1292-99. Evidence: On the playground there was no resilient surfacing underneath the 2 Little Tykes slides or the chin-up bar.

Plan of Correction: The owner will order mulch for the playground this week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-C
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure play equipment met all requirements. Evidence: On the playground the swing set had 8 S-hooks that were opened more than the thickness of a penny.

Plan of Correction: Porch swing s- hooks were installed thinking they would be more sturdy. The owner will contact maintenance to replace the hooks with regular s-hooks that are tightened.

Disclaimer:

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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