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From Russia With Love
3637 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia beach, VA 23452
(757) 536-4111

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: April 12, 2017

Complaint Related: No

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

An unannounced monitoring inspection began on 3/30/17 and concluded on 4/3/17. There were 18 children in care three staff on 3/30/17. On 4/3/17 there were 14 children present with four staff. Children present ranged in age from 16 months through 3 years of age. Children and staff records were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including restroom routines, outside play, lunch and nap. Today's lunch was chopped salad and Borscht. Violations in the areas of administration, physical plant, staff and supervision, programs and special care were cited and appear on the violation notice.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that the center maintains operational responsibilities regarding the terms of the current license issued by the department. Evidence: 1 - There were 18 children present on the playground for approximately six to ten minutes during the inspection. The terms of the posted license stipulate that there shall be no more than 16 children present on playground at any one time. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there were 18 children on the playground during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Director will adjust the outdoor schedule to make sure only maximum 16 children play outside.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that areas and equipment inside and outside are maintained safe operable condition. 1 - On 3/30/17 there was a metal safety gate partially attached to the wall in the hallway leading to the back of the center. The gate was not properly secured. As a result the inspector tripped over the gate pulling the bottom support up from the floor. a. Children in care passed over the gate throughout the day to access the bathroom and the outside playground. 2 - On 3/30/17 and 4/3/17 there dangling electrical cords within reach of children in the child care room. The dangling cords pose an entanglement hazard. 3 - On 3/30/17 and 4/3/17 there is a garden hose on the ground within reach of children, outside the door leading to the outside play space. The hose poses an entanglement hazard. a. Children were observed walking past the hose while on the playground on both days. 4 - On 3/30/17 there were eight occupied potty chairs lining both sides of a 7 foot long, 3 feet wide hallway. a. The hallway provides a direct means of emergency egress and was blocked. b. Children and adults were observed as they struggled to move through the overly filled space. 5 - Staff 1 confirmed that these hazards were present during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: 1.Director will hire a constructor to properly secure the gate in the hallway. 2;3. The garden hose outside and electrical cords were securely tied to avoid entanglement hazards. 4.All potty chairs were relocated for convenient use and to avoid the blockage of emergency exit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that equipment with moving parts or climbing apparatus have a fall zone free of hazardous obstacles. Fall zones are defined as the area underneath and surrounding equipment that requires a resilient surface. A fall zone shall encompass sufficient area to include the child's trajectory in the event of a fall while the equipment is in use. Evidence: On 3/30/17 and 4/3/17 there were four climb and slide apparatus on the playground, 2 large and 2 small. 1 -The 2 large slide have 3.5 feet between them. Where 12 feet is needed. Behind the 2 large slides there is between 3.1 and 3.8 feet between the ladder and the wooden fence. 2 - On 3/30/17 the 2 small slides were pushed together so that the chutes were touching. 3 - Children were observed using the all of the slides on 3/30/17 and 4/3/17.

Plan of Correction: All slides were removed from the play area. More safety equipment and toys were added to the play ground for children to use.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that children under 10 years of age always shall be within actual sight and sound supervision of staff. Evidence: 1 - Eight children ranging in age from 20months to three years old, were left unattended in the hallway, where they were sitting on potty chairs, when a staff 1 walked out of the area into the kitchen. The staff 1, who was responsible for the children could not see or hear the children in the mud room while she was in the kitchen. a. Staff 1 stated that she was going to get the first aid kit. 2 - Staff 2 left a child under the age of two years unattended in the kitchen when she walked out of the kitchen and into the mud room to assist children coming in from outside. a. Staff 2 confirmed that she had left the child unattended.

Plan of Correction: Director will talk to staff about supervising the children at all time. Director will make sure that children always will be within actual sight and sound supervision of staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-I
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that personal articles are individually assigned. Evidence: 18 children prepared to go outside to play. Each child was given a pair of play shoes, shirt and pants to wear while outside. 1 - The pants and shirts put on each child in care were not labeled for individual use. 2 - Not all the shoes put on each of the children were labeled for individual use. 3 - Staff 1 stated that not all the shoes were individually labeled and the shirt and pants were used as "play clothes" and were not labeled.

Plan of Correction: All play pants and shoes were labeled on the same business day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-E
Description: The center failed to ensure that there is 12 inches of space between occupied cots. Evidence: 1 - On 4/3/17 the occupied cots in the large napping room had less than 12 inches of space between them. a. Staff 1 stated "oh it's 12 inches not 6 inches."

Plan of Correction: Director will talk to staff and let them know that they have to make sure to keep 12 inches space between occupied cots.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-D
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that pillows are covered with pillow cases. Evidence: 1 - There is a turtle shaped pillow being used by a child a in care that does not have a pillow case. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the pillow did not have a pillow case.

Plan of Correction: Director will ask staff members to check all pillows in use and to make sure they all have pillow cases.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that staff wash their hands before and after diaper changes. Evidence: 1 - At 10:29 on 3/30/17 staff 2 did not wash her hands after helping a child off the potty, before going to answer the door. 2 - At 10:31 on 3/30/17 staff 2 did not wash her hands before changing the diaper of a child in care.

Plan of Correction: Director will talk to the staff about importance of hand washing procedure and make sure all staff will carry out hand washing procedure in the center. We will review hand washing procedure during diaper changing and potty training time as well.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview center failed to ensure that when a child's clothing or diaper becomes wet or soiled, the child is cleaned and changed immediately. Evidence: 1 - While sitting on a potty chair a child was observed to have wet pull-up on. When staff 2 took the child off the potty chair she pulled the soiled pull-up back up on the child. 2 - The staff stated that the pull-up was not very wet.

Plan of Correction: The pull up was changed immediately. Director and staff will make sure all wet pull ups are changed without any delays.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-C
Description: Based on observation and interview staff failed to ensure that toilet chairs are emptied promptly and cleaned and sanitized after each use. Evidence: 1 - On 3/30/17 from 10:35am through approximately 11:00am the soiled pots from the potty chairs where stacked on the back of the toilet in the bathroom used by children in care. a. During the time that the pots were stacked on the back of the toilet seven children were observed sitting on the toilet with the soiled pots behind them and within reach.

Plan of Correction: toilet training routine is moved to a different location, which will allow staff to promptly empty, clean, and sanitize each pot from the potty after use.


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