Bashful Giraffe Early Learning Center
19 George Street
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Current Inspector: Tara K Martin (804) 588-2371
Inspection Date: Jan. 26, 2018
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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
An unannounced renewal inspection was done today 1/26/2018 beginning at 9:50 AM and ending at 1:30 PM. Five children's and six staff's records were reviewed during the inspection. Two medications were reviewed. Lunch and nap were observed, policies and procedures and a physical plant inspection was completed. Discussion with director and staff about: finger print procedures, application process and new application
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J Description: Based on review of the injury plan, the center failed to ensure that the plan was updated and reviewed annually. Evidence: 1. Verified through interviews with director, the injury plan was not updated annually. Plan of Correction: The injury plan will be updated every year and reviewed by staff.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-K Description: Based on review of the playground safety procedures, the center failed to ensure that all required components were included. Evidence: 1. The playground safety procedure plan did not include the method of maintaining the resilient surfacing. Plan of Correction: The center will add the missing portion to the plan ASAP.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A Description: Based on review of five children's records, the center failed to ensure that all required information was obtained. Evidence: 1. The record for child # 3 did not contain one of the two required emergency contacts and the physician's name and contact information. There was no documentation of a child updates and confirmation of up-to-date information in the child's record as required by 22 VAC 40-185-420 E 3 Plan of Correction: The director will have the parent to update the information and will monitor all records.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3 Description: Based on observation of the toddler room and bathrooms, the center failed to ensure that all electrical outlets have protective covers. Evidence: 1. The outlet above the sink in the bathroom did not have a protective cover. 2. The outlet in the corner in the toddler room did not have a protective cover. Plan of Correction: The assistant director placed a protective cover in both outlets during the inspection. All outlets will be monitored.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B Description: Based on observation, the center failed to use disposable towels while cleaning changing table. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed in the toddler room the teacher using a wash cloth to clean and sanitize the table after changing the table. Plan of Correction: The director will make sure that all staff will use disposable towels and will monitor.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C Description: Based on review of authorizations and logs, the center failed to ensure that all information was obtained when using diaper ointments or creams. Evidence: 1. The infant, toddler and two year old rooms were using blanket authorization form for topicals. A log was not been used for any of the diaper ointments or creams that were being administered. Plan of Correction: During the inspection authorization forms were printed and will be used for each child that uses a diaper ointment or cream. A log will be used from this point on.
A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.