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JFK Head Start
12 Grand Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 606-2494

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Feb. 28, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:45 a.m . to 11:40 a.m. At the time of entrance the following adult to child ratios were observed: 17 children, ages 3 to 5 years old with 2 staff 19 children, ages 3 to 5, with 2 staff + I staff person assisting children in both groups The records sample size consisted of 4 children?s records. Staff records are housed off site and will be reviewed at a separate inspection. Children were observed conducting a fire drill at the start of the inspection. They were observed returning inside, participating in free choice learning centers, having circle time, playing outdoors being read to from children's literature and eating lunch which consisted of baked chicken spinach, pears, macaroni and cheese, rolls and milk. Hand washing, sanitizing and restroom procedures were also observed. Medication administration was not observed. However, one medication stored on site for emergency use was reviewed with regard to labeling, storage, written authorization and required documentation. Thank you for your time during today's inspection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance.

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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