1841 London Bridge Road
Virginia beach, VA 23453
Current Inspector: Adrianna Walden (757) 404-2487
Inspection Date: Aug. 29, 2017
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on this day from 9:45am through 12:00pm. There were 56 children in care, ranging in age from 6 months through school age, with 7 teaching staff. Children?s and staff records were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities, including story time, free play, transitions and gym. The inspector reviewed documentation for fire inspection, health inspection and required postings, as well as transportation and emergency preparedness and supplies. The center is not currently administering any medication. Violations in the areas of administration, staff qualifications and training, physical plant, special care provisions and emergencies and special services appear on the violation notice and were discussed with the administrator during the exit interview.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: 1. The record for child #1 (DOB: 11/23/15) did not contain current immunization documentation. The last documentation was dated 11/28/16. 2. Staff #6 confirmed that there was no current immunization documentation for child #1. Plan of Correction: Corrected by 09/22/2017. All children?s files will be reviewed within 30 days. Any existing families missing any updates will have 1 week to comply in order to remain in attendance. All new families will be required to have a paperwork appointment to ensure their file is complete. No new children will start without a complete file. All classrooms two years and younger will be monitored monthly by management to ensure updates are added
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-K Description: Based on review of procedures and interview, the center failed to develop written playground safety procedures that contain all requirements. Evidence: 1 - There were not any playground resilient surface maintenance procedures available for review during the inspection. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there was not a resilient surface maintenance available for review during the inspection. Plan of Correction: Corrected on 08/29/2017 Resilient surfacing plan is posted in the licensing binder.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that each staff record contains all required information. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #1 does not contain documentation of 16 hours of annual training. 2. Staff #6 confirmed that there was no documentation of 16 hours of annual training in staff #1?s record. Plan of Correction: Corrected by 09/15/17. Staff #1 had the required training. Our training is done online where the certificates are stored. The staff training binder will be updated with all training's and will be continuously updated as new hires come on board. Management will be checking monthly to ensure it is updated.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that hazardous chemicals are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access to children. Evidence: The cabinet under the sink in the school age classroom was unlocked and contained 4 spray bottles of cleaning chemicals labeled ?keep out of reach of children.? Plan of Correction: Corrected on 08/30/2017. Teaching staff is required to inspect their classrooms daily for safety and report any deficiencies to the safety captain and management team. The safety captain will monitor daily and will report any deficiencies to management. Management will inspect daily and ensure any deficiencies are handled within 24 hours. DM will inspect upon visits.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3 Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that electrical outlets have protective covers that are of a size that cannot be swallowed by children. Evidence: 1. There were two outlets in the infant classroom that did not have protective covers. a. The uncovered outlets were approximately 5 feet from the floor. Plan of Correction: Corrected 08/29/2017 during visit. Teachers are required to complete daily checklists. Safety Captain will inspect all classrooms daily report findings to the management team. Management team will periodically check. DM will check upon visits.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C Description: Based on observation and interview, the center failed to ensure that first aid kits contained all required supplies. Evidence: 1. The center?s first aid kits did not contain a pair of tweezers or triangular bandages. 2. Staff #6 confirmed that the center did not have tweezers or triangular bandages in the first aid kit. Plan of Correction: This will be corrected by 09/18/17. Safety captain will inspect first aid kits and renew contents as needed. During monthly staff meetings kits will be inspected and filled as needed. Management will inspect periodically and will have an assigned storage area with extras of most commonly used items for quick refill. DM will inspect on any safety audits.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-580-L Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to ensure that written parental permission for transportation and field trips shall be secured before the scheduled activity. Evidence: 1. There was no written parental permission form in child #2?s record. 2. Staff #6 confirmed that child#2 had been transported by the center during the past school year and that there was no written parental permission form in the child?s record. Plan of Correction: Corrected 08/30/2017. All children?s files will be updated within 30 days for our bi annual updates. All new children will complete paperwork appointments and will need to have a complete file before the child will be able to start. Any existing families will have 1 week to return and update materials in order to remain in care. Management will periodically inspect for compliance.
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B Description: Based on record review, the center failed to ensure that employee?s sworn statement is completed prior to their first day of employment. Evidence: 1. The records for staff #2 (DOH: 3/27/17) and staff #4 (DOH: 3/28/17) contained sworn statements signed after their dates of hire. The sworn statement for staff #2 was signed on 4/14/17 and the sworn statement for staff #4 was signed 5/16/17. Plan of Correction: All staff files were audited and completed. All new hires are required to complete a sworn statement at the time of the interview. All staff members have an onboarding day that their employment files must be complete before they finish up their first day or they will not be able to return to work. Management will periodically inspect and ensure timely updates. DM checks upon visits.
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