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Brand Hardin Sims Head Start Child Development Center
702 Shenandoah Avenue, N.W.
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 345-3979

Current Inspector: James R Basham (804) 588-2370

Inspection Date: Oct. 17, 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.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted in the Center on 10/17/17. There were 79 children present, ages ranged from infancy to preschool. The children were grouped in 8 classrooms which observations were made in each classroom. A variety of activities was observed including hand washing procedures, lunch, self-interest play, nap, afternoon snack and dismissal at the end of the day. Documentation of the Center's annual fire and health inspections was current. Medications were observed in the Center. A sample of children's and staff records was reviewed, 8 children's and 10 staff. Findings were reviewed with the Center Supervisor. If you have any questions, please call (540)309-2310. The on site inspection was conducted from approximately 10:45am to 4:30pm. Thank you.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a sample review of 10 staff records, 2 of 10 did not contain the name, address, and phone number of an emergency contact person. (staff 9 and 10)

Plan of Correction: The information will be kept on file in the Center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center failed to ensure equipment of the center, inside and outside, was maintained in a clean,safe operable condition. Evidence: 1. The LI observed standing, dirty water in two compartments of the playhouse on the toddler playground. Water was also observed in a lid lying on the storage unit 2. The diapering pad in class D. had a small tear in the covering.

Plan of Correction: Staff will monitor areas daily to ensure equipment of the center is maintained in clean and operable condition.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on direct observations, the Center failed to ensure all children washed their hands after eating afternoon snack. Evidence: Several children were observed leaving the table and resumed play without washing their hands after snack in class A.

Plan of Correction: Hand washing procedures will be reviewed with the responsible staff.

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.

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