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Mimmie's Learning Academy
724 Baker Road
Virginia beach, VA 23462
(757) 965-3240

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Jan. 27, 2017

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Today we discussed children's records, tuberculosis screening and staff records, license recommendation and license modification.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted from 10:30am to 1:00pm. There were 7 children in care with two staff. Children and staff records were reviewed. Required postings, inspections and logs were reviewed. The center program director/owner reports that there is not any medication being administered in the center at this time. Additionally, transportation is offered in the summer months only through a transportation company. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including circle/story, letter lessons, outside play, transitions, restroom routines, outside play, lunch and nap. Violations were observed and cited in the following areas; administration, special care provisions and emergencies.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each child has required immunizations prior to attendance.
Evidence:
1 - The record for child 1 does not contain documentation of immunizations. The child's first date of attendance is documented as 10/7/16.
2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there is not immunization documentation in the child's record.

Plan of Correction: Center management will obtain the required information from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each child has a physical on file.
Evidence:
1 - The record for child 1 does not contain documentation of a completed physical. The child's documented first date of attendance is 10/7/16
2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there is not a physical on file for the child.

Plan of Correction: Center management will obtain the required information from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that at least every two years staff members obtain the results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening. Evidence: 1 - The records for staff 1 and 4 contain documentation tuberculosis screens that are past due for update. a. The documented tuberculosis screening in the file of staff 1 is dated 5/15/14. b. The documented tuberculosis screening in the file of staff 4 is dated 9/8/14. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the tuberculosis screenings are past due for update.

Plan of Correction: Center management will obtain the required updated information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each staff contains all required information.
Evidence:
1 - The records for staff 2 and 3 do not contain documentation of emergency contact information.
a. Staff 2 has a documented date of hire as 6/20/16.
b. Staff 3 has a documented date of hire as 3/9/16.
2 - The reference checks in the record for staff 2 do not contain signatures or dates of completion.

Plan of Correction: Center management will obtain the required information from each staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-80-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that a written record of children in attendance is kept each day. Evidence: 1 - At 10:30am the attendance sheet showed 11 children in the building. However, there were only seven children. 2 - One of the seven children present did not appear as present on the attendance sheet. 3 - Staff 1 confirmed that the attendance was not accurate.

Plan of Correction: Center management will create and implement a method for keeping an accurate account of children in the building. This method will include documenting when school age children go and come back from public school

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that two shelter-in-place drills are documented each year. Evidence: 1 - The documentation for shelter-in-place drills show one drill was held on 3/22/16. There is not another drill documented. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that only one drill was documented.

Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure that two shelter-in-place drills are documented each year as required. Three shelter-in-place drills will be documented during the 2017 year.

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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