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Beautiful Beginning Daycare and Learning Center
1974 South Sycamore Street
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 733-7880

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 662-7014

Inspection Date: Oct. 19, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the recent communication regarding fingerprint based background checks for child day programs. Anyone who has lived in another state in the past five years is required to request a check of the child abuse and neglect registry for each state they have lived in the past five years.

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 11:10am to 1:30pm. The children were observed watching a pumpkin carving demonstration and eating lunch. Lunch consisted of cheese pizza, broccoli, strawberries and milk. The lunch menu was posted. All classrooms, the playground and van were inspected today. Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is being administered and was reviewed. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 10/18/2017 Last shelter-in-place drill: 10/18/2017 Total enrollment today: 41 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants ?2:1 Toddlers ?4:1 Young Twos ? 7:1 Older Twos-8:1 Threes ?10:1 Pre-K ?10:2 School Age ? not present The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no violations found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Roshon Casey, at (804) 662-9760.

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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