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Michele's Place for Children
2603 Semmes Ave.
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 233-2769

Current Inspector: Florence Martus (804) 662-9772

Inspection Date: Aug. 8, 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 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
An exiting meeting was completed by the licensing inspector with center's director to review the findings of today's inspection. The licensing inspector reviewed the background checks updates effective July 1, 2017.

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an announced monitoring inspection on Tuesday, July 8, 2017 from approximately 9:45 am to 12:00 pm to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. During this inspection, there were no children in care at the center. The Director was present and assisted the licensing inspector throughout this inspection. The designated classrooms, bathroom, kitchen area, and overall facility were inspected. The classrooms were observed to be equipped with age appropriate toys and materials to meet the children's ages and stages of development. During this inspection, the required postings were reviewed and determined to be in compliance. The following information was reviewed: emergency supplies, menu, daily activities, fire and shelter-in-place drills, liability insurance policy, and emergency preparedness plan to include the lockdown procedures. Medication is not being administered at the center. The center does not provide transportation. There were two children?s records and three staff's records reviewed during this inspection.
The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected.
Last emergency drill: 06/30/17
Shelter-in-place drill: 06/30/17
If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact your licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (804) 662-9772.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review of the drills log and an interview with staff, the center did not complete one of the monthly practice evacuation drills.

Evidence: The center's last documented monthly evacuation drill was completed on 06/30/17. The interview with staff revealed that children were in care for the month of July.

Plan of Correction: The center will ensure that monthly drills are completed as required. A monthly drill will be practiced tomorrow, August 9, 2017.

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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