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FBC Kids Block Learning Center
1135 37th Street
Newport news, VA 23607
(757) 928-0858

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: April 26, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on April 26, 2017. Upon arrival to the facility, there were 21 children present with five staff members. Additional staff were on site for administrative and support purposes. The licensing inspector reviewed supervision, staff qualifications and trainings, nutrition, required postings, the physical plant and administration. The center is not administering medication at this time. The preschool children were napping during the inspection. Infants were observed feeding, napping, playing freely, and during tummy time. Exit interview conducted with the Program Director.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-B
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that rest mats shall be identified for use by a specific child. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on April 26, 2016, the licensing inspector observed 20 children resting on mats; The mats were not identified for use by a specific child.

Plan of Correction: I will label the rest mats.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that children's hands were washed with soap and running water or a disposable wipe, before and after eating meals and snacks. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on April 26, 2017, the licensing inspector observed a child being fed from a jar and drinking a bottle. The child's hands were not washed before or after eating, nor was a disposable wipe used.

Plan of Correction: Employees will be retrained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that high chair trays were sanitized before and after each use for feeding. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on April 26, 2017, the licensing inspector observed a child being fed in the high chair. The high chair tray was not sanitized afterwards.

Plan of Correction: Employees will be retrained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the staff members did not ensure that prepared infant formula shall be refrigerated. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on April 26, 2017, the licensing inspector observed a bottle of prepared infant formula that was not refrigerated as it was on the kitchen counter.

Plan of Correction: The can states that once it's mixed it should be used or discarded within one hour. It does not state that it has to be refrigerated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-6
Description: Based on review, the licensee did not ensure that background checks remain valid at the facility if no more than 12 consecutive months have passed from when a person (i) began a leave of absence from that facility; (ii) was terminated from employment at that facility; or (iii) was transferred to a facility owned and operated by the same employer or entity, unless there is a criminal conviction or a founded complaint of child abuse and neglect during that period. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on April 26, 2017, Staff #3 took a leave of absence from the center and restarted her position on 2/2/17. The criminal record clearance (dated 9/11/15) and central registry clearance (8/24/15) were not valid because there was no documentation that less than 12 consecutive months had passed from when the leave of absence began.

Plan of Correction: New background checks will be completed tomorrow.

Disclaimer:

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