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Benhams Child Development Center
7741 Rich Valley Road
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 466-9122

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: Feb. 21, 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.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today, 2/21/17. Upon arrival to the center one classroom was outside playing on the playground. The other two classrooms were busy with center play, circle time, reading books, counting, singing days of weeks and months of the year. Each class went outside throughout the day. Lunch, hand washing, table sanitizing was also observed. A review of children's records was conducted at the center and a review of staff records will be conducted a the centers main office. A violation notice was completed regarding the one standard cited. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to call. Inspection began: 10:15 am ended 1:00 pm, approximately.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation during the renewal inspection the center failed to maintain play equipment and a porch in safe condition. Evidence: 1. The back blue wall on the playground equipment is broken on the top and the window pane area is cracked. The front blue wall is cracked on the bottom left side. 2. The small playground has a white porch attached to the building. The lattice around this porch is broken and the paint is peeling.

Plan of Correction: A work order will be placed requesting that these areas be repaired, replaced and painted. Children will be monitored when in these areas.

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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