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Andy Taylor Center for Early Childhood Development
213 Fourth Street
Farmville, VA 23901
(434) 395-4868

Current Inspector: Victoria E Dawson (540) 309-2674

Inspection Date: Sept. 20, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An announced initial inspection was completed on 9/20/17. The applicant's record was reviewed, all areas of the center were viewed (inside and outside), areas to be used by the children were measured, policies and procedures were reviewed. The licensing inspection protocol brochure was given to the applicant. A copy of the form of what the inspector needs at each inspection was left and the risk matrix was provided to the applicant. The program plans to begin operation October 2, 2017. The applicant and program director were notified that a license may not be issued until receipt of the two parts of the background check for the applicant. These must be viewed by a licensing representative prior to issuance of a license. The inspector arrived at the center at 10:00 am and departed at 3:00 pm. There was discussion with the program director about the following: ensuring emergency numbers are posted at each phone, including the requirement for a method of maintaining the resilient surfacing to the playground safety plan, daily health observation training for staff, resources available (Director's Toolbox, model forms, etc.), requirements for a tuberculosis (TB) test for staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-A
Description: Based on review of policies and procedures, the center failed to ensure that the required policies and procedures were available to be provided to the parents in writing before the child's first day. Evidence: 1. The following required policies and procedures were missing from the family handbook: when a child is not picked up for an emergency situation including but not limited to inclement weather, procedures for the application of insect repellent and diaper ointment, and communicating an emergency situation with parents.

Plan of Correction: The program director will add the required policies/procedures to the family handbook prior to the orientations for the families.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on review of policies and procedures, the center failed to ensure that the center's emergency preparedness plan contained all required components. Evidence: 1. The emergency preparedness and response plan was missing the following components: establishment of center emergency officer and back-up officer to include a 24 hour contact telephone number, availability and primary use of communication tools, method of communication after the evacuation (for both evacuation and shelter-in-place), securing of special health care supplies, staff training requirement, plan review and update.

Plan of Correction: The program director will add the required components to the handbooks prior to the staff orientation.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that emergency procedures were posted. Evidence: 1. The procedures for emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place were not observed to be posted.

Plan of Correction: The program director will develop the procedures and post these prior to opening the center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-C-1-A
Description: Based on record review and interviews, the applicant failed to ensure that a background check had been completed upon application for licensure as a child welfare agency. Evidence: 1. There was no DSS search of the central registry or criminal history record check (CRC) completed as of 9/20/17 for the applicant. The application for licensure was received in the Piedmont Regional Office, Division of Licensing Programs on August 7, 2017. 2. According to the applicant, the background checks were sent August 25, 2017.

Plan of Correction: According to the applicant, the central registry check has been verified over the phone on 9/18/17 that it was processed and in route back to the center in the mail. The CRC had been received by the VA State Police but not processed as of 9/18/17. The center has a plan to notify the Division of Licensing Programs when the background checks are complete if prior to 9/28/17. There is a tentative plan for a licensing representative to view the background checks on 9/28/17.


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.