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Belmont Head Start Child Development Center
1101 Jamison Avenue SE
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 857-4107

Current Inspector: Kelly Ann Campbell (540) 309-2494

Inspection Date: Aug. 29, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted in the Center on August 29, 2016. It was verified by staff, 23 children had attended the Center on this date. Prior to the LI's arrival, a child had left to attend another program. The LI observed 22 children in care. The children were grouped in two classrooms. Four staff members actively supervised the children's activities. Two additional staff were also present in the Center. The LI observed one group of children during outdoor play. Both groups were observed in their classrooms. Each group was observed during the lunch meal. Staff were observed interacting with the children. The children were engaged in activities and appeared to enjoy their time in the Center. Dismissal for the program was 1:00pm. A sample of 5 children's records was reviewed. Medications and written authorizations were reviewed for 4 children. A sample of 3 partial staff records was reviewed. Complete staff records are maintained at the Administrative office. Documentation of the Center's annual fire and health inspections was reviewed. Please update the Center's staff names on the information board. Findings of the inspection were reviewed at exit. The on site inspection was conducted from approximately 11:15 am to 2:15 pm. If you have questions, please call (540)309-2310 or e-mail Thank you.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a sample review of children's records, the Center failed to maintain documentation to support that a child's identity and age were verified. Evidence: One of five records reviewed by the LI did not contain documentation to support staff's verification of the child's identity and age (child 1).

Plan of Correction: The Family Development Specilist will contact the parent to request verification of identity and age. Documentation will be retained in the child's record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-B
Description: Based on reviewed documentation and staff report, the Center failed to obtain documentation of annual approval from the health department for meeting requirements for water supply and sewage disposal. The Center had documentation of a current food inspection report dated 02/08/16. Evidence: Available documentation of the Environmental/Sanitation report was dated 02/27/15.

Plan of Correction: Staff will contact the local health department and will request documentation of a current inspection for 2016.


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