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Head Start at Norge
7311 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 564-3372

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Oct. 14, 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.

Technical Assistance:
22VAC40-185-(5)-340-B 1 adult on premises in charge

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was made to the center on October 14, 2016. Observations included indoor and outdoor areas, supervision, staff/child ratios, health and safety, medication, and children's records. Four children's records were reviewed. One medication was reviewed. At arrival to the center, there were 33 children in care with four staff members. The children were observed participating in center and circle time, having breakfast, reading stories and a special guest was present doing music and movement activities.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, the licensee did not ensure that each enrolled child's record was documented with all required information. Evidence: 1. During the inspection conducted on October 14, 2016, the record for Child #2 only had one of two required person's to contact in the event of an emergency where the parent cannot be reached. 2. The record for Child #3 had an incomplete address for one parent.

Plan of Correction: I will follow up and make sure all notifications are updated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the center did not provide to the licensing representative an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on October 14, 2016, the annual fire inspection report provided was more than one year old and was dated 8/10/15.

Plan of Correction: I will go back to our main headquarters and get with the Education Coordinator to have an updated report.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that Where playground equipment is provided, resilient surfacing shall comply with minimum safety standards and shall be under equipment with moving parts or climbing apparatus to create a fall zone free of hazardous obstacles. Fall zones are defined as the area underneath and surrounding equipment that requires a resilient surface. A fall zone shall encompass sufficient area to include the child's trajectory in the event of a fall while the equipment is in use. Evidence: 1. During the inspection conducted on October 14, 2016, the resilient surfacing (wood mulch) surrounding the swings was inadequate and measured approximately 4 1/2"-5". 2. Resilient surfacing should be at least 6" deep surrounding and underneath equipment in the fall zones.

Plan of Correction: I will notify our headquarters who will contact the school system in reference to the mulch. Swings will not be used for now.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that children's hands were washed with soap and running water or disposable wipes before and after eating meals or snacks. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on October 14, 2016, children were observed finishing their breakfast and brushing their teeth afterwards but the children were not observed washing their hands or using disposable wipes afterwards.

Plan of Correction: The children normally wash their hands before and after all meals and upon entering the classroom. We will continue to monitor proper handwashing.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that tables were sanitized after each use for feeding. Evidence: 1. During the inspection conducted on October 14, 2016, the licensing inspector observed a staff member pouring bleach/water solution on the table after the children finished their breakfast and then wiping the surface. 2. "Sanitized" means treated in such a way to remove bacteria and viruses from inanimate surfaces through using a disinfectant solution (i.e., bleach solution or commercial chemical disinfectant) or physical agent (e.g., heat). The surface of item is sprayed or dipped into the disinfectant solution and allowed to air dry after use of the disinfectant solution.

Plan of Correction: New sanitizing spray bottles will be purchased.

Disclaimer:

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