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LeafSpring School at Virginia Beach
1973 Sandbridge Road
Virginia beach, VA 23456
(757) 426-6491

Current Inspector: Chris Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: May 12, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Licensing Inspector arrived at 8:45 AM and departed at 12:30 PM. At the time of the tour, there were 138, ages infant through school age, in care with 23 staff. Children were observed participating in learning activities, eating snacks, playing outside and eating lunch. The sample size was ten staff and ten children's records. Violations were noted in the areas of physical plant, special care provisions & emergencies, and special services.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all areas of the facility inside and outside are maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: There are areas on the playground for the Village when soil has eroded to the point that it poses tripping hazards and has areas of standing water. These include, but are not limited to, an area outside the door by the restrooms to the playground, around the stepping stones leading from the door listed above to the main playground and the areas near the concrete area outside the private Kindergarten room where the portable basketball hoop was located.

Plan of Correction: Sand and pebbles will be place in all areas where there is soil erosion. Areas surrounding stepping stones wil be dug and leveled.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on inspection, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that the diapering surface will be cleaned with soap and at least room temperature water and sanitized after each use. Evidence: A staff member in the infant classroom did not sanitize the diapering surface between changing two children.

Plan of Correction: Two waterproof barriers were provided to the infant room to use in addition to diaper pad. The Director met with all infant room staff to ensure proper diapering procedures.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-N
Description: Based on inspection of the infant room, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that children were not allowed to eat or drink while walking around. Evidence: A child in the infant room was observed walking around with a sippy cup.

Plan of Correction: The Director met with all infant room staff to develop procedures for better clean-up after snacks and lunch. It was reiterated to staff that children may not eat or drink while walking.

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.

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