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Goddard School - Rivers Bend
13036 Rivers Bend Boulevard
Chester, VA 23836
(804) 530-0096

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 662-9760

Inspection Date: Jan. 4, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:

The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection Wednesday, January 2017 from 10:30am to 1:00pm. The children were observed engaged in a variety of activities ranging from listening to a story, playing outside and making icicles with aluminum foil and paint. The infants were observed being fed, sleeping and playing on the floor. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today as well as the facility?s mini buses. Four children?s records and six employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is being administered and was reviewed. Ten injury reports were reviewed. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill:12/23/2016 Shelter-in-place drill: 3/3/2016 and 8/17/2016 Last fire inspection: 10/29/2016 Last health inspection: 09/26/2016 Total enrollment today: 181 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants (ages 6wk-12m) Ducklings: 12:3 Infants (ages 12-16m) Chipmunks: 10:3 Toddlers (ages 16-24m) Beavers: 9:2 Toddlers & Twos (ages 2yr) Friendly Frogs: 14:3 Two-Three Year Room: Squirming Squirrels: 16:2 Three Year Room: Giggling Geese: 17:3 Three-Four Year Room: Rocking Rabbits: 19:2 Three-Four Year Room: Terrific Turtles: 18:2 Four-Five Year Room: Soaring Eagles: 20:2 Four-Five Year Room: Awesome Otters: 17:3 Four-Five Year Room (half day Pre-K): Fantastic Foxes: 10:1 Kindergarten Room: Raccoons: 12:2. School Age: not present The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There was one repeat violation found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Roshon Casey, at (804) 662-9760.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records on 01/04/2016, the center did not ensure that one of six records reviewed contained documentation of a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening. Documentation of the screening shall be submitted no later than 21 days after employment EVIDENCE: The TB screening in the record of Staff #3, whose start date was 04/08/2016, is dated 06/19/2016.

Plan of Correction: Will make sure/monitor new hire records to make sure TB is complete within 21 days.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation on 01/04/2017, the center did not ensure that prepared infant formula was dated. EVIDENCE: Four bottles of formula belonging to Child #6 were observed in the refrigerator in the infant room. The bottles were refrigerated and labeled with the child's name. However, they were not dated.

Plan of Correction: Review with teachers to make sure parents are dating bottles.


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