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Churchland KinderCare #1348
6025 Churchland Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 484-9377

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Sept. 8, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 9/8/2016 from 12:00pm - 1:55pm. At the time of entrance, the following staff-to-child ratios were observed: *Infants - 7 x 2 staff *Toddlers - 13 x 3 staff *2's - 16 x 2 staff *3's - 12 x 1 staff (nap ratio) *4's - 15 x 1 staff (nap ratio) Children were observed during nap. Toileting and hand washing was observed in the three-year old class. Infant care and activities reviewed. The inspector additionally reviewed: medication, emergency supplies, documentation of children's injuries and emergency practice drills, five children's records, five staff records, the posted menu and written injury prevention procedures. Transportation was not observed however, transportation procedures were discussed & reviewed with the program director. Please complete the "plan of correction" for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 10 calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word "corrected" is not acceptable. Your plan of correction must contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s).

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that staff records have documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment. Evidence: 1. There are no reference checks documented for staff #1. Staff #1 has a hire date of 4/20/2016. 2. Administrative staff stated reference checks had been conducted by telephone however, no documentation was placed in the file of staff #1.

Plan of Correction: Reference checks conducted and filled in 9/9/16.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that outside areas of the center shall be maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. The grass adjacent to the toddler/two-year old playground measures between 10 and 12 inches. a. Uncut grass attracts insects and vermin. 2. There are eight areas of peeling paint around the door frame of the three-year old playground exit door.

Plan of Correction: Grass was cut at 2:30pm on 9/8/16. Work order for paint was put in immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-3
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to request at least annually parent confirmation that the required information in the child's record is up to date. Such sharing of information shall be documented. Evidence: 1. The record for child #1 was last updated by the parent on 8/7/2015. 2. The record for child #2 was last updated by the parent on 8/18/2014. 3. Administrative staff verified that these records had not been updated.

Plan of Correction: File checks (annual updates) completed 9/8/16.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-E
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that there shall be at least 12 inches of space between occupied cots. Evidence: 1. Two occupied cots in the two-year old class lacked the required 12 inches of space between occupied cots. a. One cot was 6 inches from an adjacent cot. b. A second cot was 8 inches from an adjacent cot.

Plan of Correction: Cot spacing was fixed immediately.


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