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HRCAP Ayers Head Start Center
14357 Deloice Crescent
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 833-7700

Current Inspector: Tiffany Harris (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: Nov. 4, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on November 4, 2016. There were 42 children present with six staff members. Additional staff were on site for administrative, volunteer and support purposes. Activities observed in the three classrooms operating on this date included center and circle time, music and movement and outdoor play. The children were observed having lunch which consisted of chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, spinach, peaches, bread sticks and milk. Three children's records and four medications were reviewed during the inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that hazardous substances shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on November 4, 2016, in Room One, the licensing inspector observed bleach/water solution and a can of disinfectant spray labeled warning and keep out of reach of children in a closet. The latch to the closet door was not secured and could be easily pulled open. Staff verified that the internal lock to the closet had not been secured.

Plan of Correction: Staff locked the closet during the inspection. Staff will be counseled and monitored to ensure compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that medication shall be labeled with the child's name, the name of the medication, the dosage amount, and the time or times to be given. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on November 4, 2016, a medication was observed in Room 3 for Child #4. The prescription label was not legible and the child's name, dosage amount and the time or times to given could not be verified.

Plan of Correction: The parent has been contacted and will provide a refill with a new prescription label. We will then cover the label so that the written information will remain legible.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that medication, except for those prescriptions designated otherwise by written physician's orders, including refrigerated medication and staff's personal medication, shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on November 4, 2016, in Room One, the licensing inspector observed two emergency medications in a closet. The latch to the closet door was not secured and could be easily pulled open. Staff verified that the internal lock to the closet had not been secured.

Plan of Correction: Staff locked the closet during the inspection. Staff will be counseled and monitored to ensure compliance.

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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