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Goddard School - Rivers Bend
13036 Rivers Bend Boulevard
Chester, VA 23836
(804) 530-0096

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 662-9760

Inspection Date: Dec. 20, 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 Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 10:55am to 3:05pm. The children were observed engaged in a variety of activities ranging from making snow globes, playing on the playground and having a holiday program for parents. The infants were observed being fed, sleeping and playing on the floor. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today as well as the facility?s mini buses. Ten children?s records and ten 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: 12/19/2017 Shelter-in-place drill: 05/05/2017 Last fire inspection: 10/26/2017 Last health inspection: 09/12/2017 Total enrollment today: 127 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants (ages 6wk-12m) Ducklings: 9:3 Infants (ages 12-16m) Chipmunks: 8:2 Toddlers (ages 16-24m) Beavers: 18:2 Toddlers & Twos (ages 2yr) Friendly Frogs: 8:3 Two-Three Year Room: Squirming Squirrels: 10:2 Three Year Room: Giggling Geese: 10:2 Three-Four Year Room: Rocking Rabbits: 12:2 Three-Four Year Room: Terrific Turtles: 14:2 Four-Five Year Room: Soaring Eagles: 24:3 Four-Five Year Room: Awesome Otters: 19:3 School Age: Bouncing Bears: 27:2 School Age: Dashing Deer: 11:1 School Age: Goofy Gofers: 8:1 School Age: Outrageous Owls: 9:1 The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no repeat 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. PROVIDER: Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word ?corrected? is not acceptable. Your plan of correction must contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on a review of records on 12/20/2017 the center did not ensure that one of ten records reviewed contained documentation that immunizations were received before the child attended the center. EVIDENCE: The immunizations in the record of Child #2, whose start date at the center was 05/02/2016, are dated 07/29/2016.

Plan of Correction: Two people in administration will review files prior to child?s first day to ensure completeness and that any paperwork was not overlooked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on a review of records on 12/20/2017 the center did not ensure that one of ten records reviewed contained documentation of a physical examination were received before the child attended the center or within one month after attendance. EVIDENCE: The physical in the record of Child #2, whose start date at the center was 05/02/2016, is dated 07/29/2016.

Plan of Correction: Two people in administration will review files prior to a child?s first day to ensure completeness and that any paperwork was not overlooked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on a review of staff records on 12/20/2017, the center did not ensure that staff members obtain and submit the results of a follow-up tuberculosis(tb) screening every two years from the date of the first initial screening. EVIDENCE: 1. The most recent tb screening in the record of Staff #1 is dated 12/20/2017. The previous tb is dated 07/15/2015. 2. The most recent tb screening in the record of Staff #2 is dated 07/15/2015. 3. The most recent tb screening in the record of Staff #3 is dated 12/14/2017. The previous tb is dated 02/19/2015. 4. The most recent tb screening in the record of Staff #4 is dated 07/15/2015. 5. The most recent tb screening in the record of Staff #7 is dated 11/20/2017. The previous tb is dated 07/15/2015.

Plan of Correction: Created a flow chart that attaches to my calender to get alerts when expiration dates are approaching.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records on 12/20/2017, the center did not ensure that two of ten records reviewed contained the required documentation. EVIDENCE: 1. The record of Child #1 did not contain a telephone number for the place of employment listed for the child's father. 2. The record of Child #3 did not contain a telephone number for the place of employment listed for the child's father.

Plan of Correction: Will make sure the numbers are transferred to the correct place.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on a review of staff records on 12/20/2017, the center did not ensure that staff have a sworn statement or affirmation, search of central registry and criminal history record check before three years since the dates of the last sworn statement or affirmation, most recent central registry finding and most recent criminal history record check report. EVIDENCE: 1. The most recent sworn statement or affirmation in the record of Staff #1 is dated 07/25/2013. 2. The most recent criminal history record check in the record of Staff #4 is dated 10/02/2017. The previous criminal history record check is dated 08/18/2014. 3. The most recent criminal history record check in the record of Staff #6 is dated 10/02/2017. The previous criminal history record check is dated 08/14/2012. 4. The most recent central registry finding in the record of Staff #6 is dated 10/12/2017. The previous central registry finding is dated 09/21/2012. 5. The most recent sworn statement or affirmation in the record of Staff #6 is dated 09/12/2017. The previous sworn statement or affirmationis dated 07/30/2012.

Plan of Correction: Created a flow chart that attaches to my calender to get alerts when expiration dates are approaching.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on a review of staff records on 12/20/2017, the center did not ensure that each staff record had an original criminal history record report within 30 days of employment. EVIDENCE: The criminal history record report in the record of Staff 11, whose date of hire was 09/27/2017, is dated 11/27/2017.

Plan of Correction: Created a flow chart that attaches to my calender to get alerts when expiration dates are approaching.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records on 12/20/2017, the center did not ensure that each staff record has a central registry finding within 30 days of employment. EVIDENCE: The central registry findings in the record of Staff 11, whose date of hire was 09/27/2017, is dated 11/20/2017.

Plan of Correction: Created a flow chart that attaches to my calender to get alerts when expiration dates are approaching.

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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