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Hardy Elem. School-Age Child Care
9311 Hardy Circle
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-9622

Current Inspector: Anita Drewry (757) 404-5261

Inspection Date: June 16, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

An unannounced Annual Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted from 3:35 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. At the time of entrance, the following adult to child ratios were observed: 14 children, ages 5 to 9 years of age, with 4 staff. The records sample size consisted of 4 children?s records. Staff records are housed off site and were recently reviewed on 4/14/17 and 6/8/17 in separate inspections. Children were observed watching a children's movie on the television during the inspection. Medication administration was not observed. Staff #1 states that there are no children being administered medication while in care and no children in care who have diagnosed food allergies. Staff #1 reports no accidents or injuries incurred by children in care which required first aid or medical care since the last inspection. Thank you for your time during today's inspection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-005-B
Description: Based on a review of documentation and interview, the licensee did not, for each group of children, maintain a written record (hard copy) of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs. Evidence: The inspector observed children being signed out of care on an electronic tablet. When asked if a hard (written / printed) copy of the attendance was available, staff #1 was able to provide an attendance record, taken by staff, which indicated if children were present or absent on each day, but did not indicate the time or arrival or departure from the program. The only means for recording the time of arrival and departure being utilized at this time is an electronic tablet. Staff #1 stated that the electronic record could be accessed and printed at the administrative office, however, this would not be immediately available to emergency responders in the event of an emergency requiring evacuation. Children who were present on a given date, but who had been picked up from care, would not be accounted for by the written attendance log.

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 will discuss a solution with her supervisor and make any necessary changes prior to the program beginning again in the fall.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-031-A
Description: Based on a review of written Emergency Procedures and interview, the vendor was unable to demonstrate that they have a written Emergency Plan that includes lockdown procedures to include all required elements and procedures for reunification of children with their parents or individuals authorized to pick up children after an emergency. Evidence: The written procedures provided to the inspector by staff #1 during the inspection did not include Lockdown procedures or procedures for reunification of children with their parents or individuals authorized to pick up children after an emergency. When asked if these procedures had been written, staff #1 was unable to verify their presence.

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 stated that she would work with her supervisor to obtain (and create, if necessary) a written document that outlines all required Emergency Procedures with all of the required elements, including reunification procedures. Today is the last day of operation for the school year so a plan will be developed before the program starts again in the fall.


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