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Mini-World Child Care Center, Inc. - Botetourt
3199 Read Mountain Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 992-6651

Current Inspector: Julia Kimbrough (276) 608-4267

Inspection Date: June 13, 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)

Technical Assistance:
A discussion was held with the PD regarding the required fall zones for preschool playground equipment (slide) on the fenced playground. The required fall zone is the height of the slide plus 4 feet for the front of the chute.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted in the Center on June 13, 2017. Upon arrival in the center, the LI observed 52 children in care. The children's ages ranged from toddler to school-age. The children were separated in 5 groups according to their ages. The school-age group (14 children/2 staff) left the center midmorning on a field trip to participate in a swimming activity. The Program Director was on scheduled leave from the center however she came to the center during the inspection. The LI was assisted by the designated in charge staff member and the PD during the inspection. As reported by the PD, 85 children are currently enrolled in the program. The LI observed the children in each classroom. The children were engaged in self-initiated play and teacher directed activities. A group of children were observed completing a Father's Day craft. The children participated in free play on the outdoor playgrounds. Several groups were observed in the dining room during the lunch meal. After lunch, the children napped. A sample of 8 records, 4 children's and 4 staff members, was reviewed. Prescribed medications and an-0ver-the-counter medication were observed for 5 children. Documentation of the center's annual fire and health inspections was current. Documentation of the practiced emergency drills was reviewed. The on site inspection was conducted from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Findings of the inspection were reviewed with the PD at exit. If you have any questions, please call (540)309-2310 or e-mail elaine.moore@dss.virginia.gov Thank you for your assistance during this inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center failed to follow their written procedures to prevent use of outdated medication. Evidence: The LI reviewed medications for 5 children. One of five prescribed medications to be used as needed had expired. The prescribed medication for child f. noted an expiration date of 04/2017 on the original box.

Plan of Correction: The PD informed the child's parent upon notice. The expired medication will be returned to the parent and a current medication will be requested. Medications will be monitored on-going to ensure dates of expiration are current.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-A
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center kept an over-the-counter skin product beyond the expiration date of the product. Evidence: The LI reviewed over-the-counter sun screen products and diaper creams in the toddler room for two children. A skin product for child a. expired 02/17.

Plan of Correction: The Teacher will return the product to the parent. Staff will monitor the dates of expiration on over-the-counter lotions and ointments on-going.

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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