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Lyn-CAG Children and Family Head Start and STEP-UP at Moneta
1077 Town Circle Way
Moneta, VA 24121
(540) 297-1836

Current Inspector: Victoria E Dawson (540) 309-2674

Inspection Date: Sept. 1, 2016 and Sept. 16, 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 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced Renewal inspection was conducted during the program day on September 16, 2016. There were 14 children present with 2 staff members. Upon arrival, the children were observed in their classroom as they participated in varied activities. The LI also observed the children during the lunch meal and afternoon snack in the school cafeteria. Dismissal procedures were observed at the end of the program day. A sample of 4 children's records was reviewed. A sample of 2 complete staff records was reviewed at the administration office on 09/01/16. Required information for the Board Officers was reviewed also. A discussion was held with the Lead Teacher regarding the location of the posted License. The License is posted on a board on the far side of the classroom. A suggestion was given to post the License in the entrance area entering the classroom, conspicuous to the public. A discussion was also held regarding emergency supplies in the Center (activated charcoal preparation). The charcoal expiration date was 06/16, please dispose of properly. It is not required for the Center to restock the charcoal preparation. Clarification was given to staff regarding required ratios and direct supervision (Standard 350.A.) If you have any questions, please call (540) 309-2310. Findings of the inspection were reviewed with the Lead Teacher at the exit. Thank you for your assistance during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-A
Description: The Center failed to have the most recent inspection findings (02/04/16) posted. Evidence: Staff could not locate the last inspection report issued to the program.

Plan of Correction: Staff will ensure the inspection report is posted in the Center with the License.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-B
Description: Based on reviewed documentation, the Center did not obtain a current report of environmental sanitation inspection form from the local health department to verify annual approval of meeting requirements for the water supply and sewage disposal. Evidence: The posted inspection report was dated 08/27/15.

Plan of Correction: The Lead Teacher will follow up this week with the appropriate person to request an updated inspection report.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on direct observations, all inside areas were not maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: A ceiling tile in the program's classroom had a visible water stain.

Plan of Correction: The stained tile was reported to maintenance dept. The Lead Teacher will follow-up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on direct observations of the classroom, the Center failed to post emergency shelter-in-place procedures in a location conspicuous to staff and children. Evidence: The emergency shelter-in-place procedures were not posted. The LI verified this finding with the responsible staff member.

Plan of Correction: The Lead Teacher will prepare written shelter-in-place procedures/maps to post in the classroom.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on staff report, the Center failed to maintain a record of the dates of the emergency practice drills for one year. Evidence: The LI reviewed documentation of the practiced drills for the current program year 2016 - 2017. Staff reported that documentation of the past drills was not available in the Center.

Plan of Correction: The Lead Teacher will ensure complete documentation of the emergency drills is maintained for at least one year.


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.