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James River Elementary
8901 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 592-3462

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Nov. 8, 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:
Technical assistance was given regarding the clear documentation of proof of identity.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on November 8, 2016. At the time of entrance there were 27 children and 3 staff members present. The sample of records reviewed consisted of 3 children's records and the emergency contact information and health related information for 3 staff. Children were observed watching a movie and preparing for and eating snack. The inspection began at approximately 3:05 p.m. and ended at approximately 4:55 p.m.. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. The results of the inspection were reviewed with the assistant center director during the exit interview. Please contact the licensing inspector with any questions at (757) 404-0568.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-150-B
Description: Based on documentation review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure the each report included the date of the physical examination and dates immunizations were received and was signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of a local health department. Evidence: During the inspection on November, 8, 2016, the records for child #1 and child #2 did not include an immunization record that was signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of a local health department.

Plan of Correction: The assistant center director will get the parents to update it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on documentation review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure the center updated at least annually based on documentation of injuries and a review of the activities and services written procedures for injury prevention. Evidence: During the inspection on November, 8, 2016, the most recent copy of the injury prevention plan available for review was dated school year 2010/2011.

Plan of Correction: The assistant center director will get an updated injury prevention plan.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on documentation review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure the center maintained and kept at the center a separate record for each child enrolled which contained all the required information. Evidence: During the inspection on November, 8, 2016, the record for child #3 did not include the complete home address for one parent listed and the complete address for one emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: The assistant center director will get the parents to update it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on documentation review, observations and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that when the center provides food that the most recent, age-appropriate nutritional requirements of a recognized authority such as the Child and Adult Care Food Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) were followed. Evidence: During the inspection on November, 8, 2016, the requirements for serving food were not met as they relate to the USDA guidelines as listed below; 1) On November 8, 2016 during snack 6 out of 20 children were not served the snack which was apple juice and cheese and crackers. 2) The menu posted for November listed only 1 food group being served for snack on the following days; a) On 11-1-16 mixed fruit and water b) On 11-15-16 cheez it's and water c) On 11-16-16 oranges and water d) On 11-28-16 popcorn and water The center is required to serve 2 of the 4 food groups when serving snack.

Plan of Correction: The assistant center director will update menu and serve all children snack.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that when food is brought from home, the food container was sealed and clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner. Evidence: During the inspection on November, 8, 2016, 10 lunch boxes were observed and 3 of them did not have a name or a way that identifies the owner and all 10 did not include the date.

Plan of Correction: The assistant center director will require names and dates.

Disclaimer:

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