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Alpha Beta Cappa Christian Academy
7425 Chesapeake Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 857-5215

Current Inspector: Christopher Robinson (757) 404-2322

Inspection Date: Feb. 8, 2018

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was provided in the following areas of the standards: 22VAC40-191 (Background checks); 22VAC40-185-(7)-540 (First aid and emergency supplies); 22VAC40-185-(4)-270-A (Building maintenance); 22VAC40-185-(8)-580- B (Transportation)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 2/8/18 from 10:05am - 12:10pm. During the inspection there were 17 children ages two years old through five years old in care with four staff. Children were observed participating in various activities in the classrooms. Records were reviewed for five children and five staff. There was no medication at the facility. Emergency procedures and emergency supplies were reviewed during the inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice and were discussed during the exit interview.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing, staff members shall obtain and submit the results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #3, contained documentation of TB screening that was dated 6/25/15. 2. Staff #4 (Assistant Director) reviewed the record for staff #3 and confirmed that an updated TB screening had not been received.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: All files were checked, but this was an oversight. staff #3 thought she had it at home, never had it read - she got a new one on 2/8/18. Vice Principal will monitor, Principal will ensure.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. The door for the closet in the Pre-K classroom was not secured properly as the Licensing Inspector was able to open the door with a simple pull. The closet contained several bottles of hazardous substances used for cleaning. 2. Staff #4 (Assistant Director) confirmed there were hazardous substances present that were not kept in a locked place.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: It was corrected during the inspection. The door will be locked. The teacher thought it was locked. The closet has 2 doors - the second door was not secured. Vice Principal will monitor, Principal will ensure.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-580-B
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that any vehicle used by the center for the transportation of children shall the safety standards set by the Department of Motor Vehicles and shall be kept in satisfactory condition to assure the safety of the children. Evidence: 1. Van #1002, used for the daily transportation of children to and from the local public schools, had a Virginia safety inspection sticker that expired in January 2018. 2. Van #1005, used for the daily transportation of children to and from the local public schools, had a Virginia safety inspection sticker that expired in January 2018. 3. Staff #4 (Assistant Director) confirmed that both vans had expired safety inspection stickers and that the annual saftey inspection had not been completed for either van.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: Stickers/inspections were overlooked. Inspections will be completed by 2/17/18. Vice Principal will monitor, Principal will ensure.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on a review of five staff records, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that all employees before three years since the dates of the last most recent criminal history record check complete an updated criminal history record check. Evidence: 1. The record for staff #3 contained a criminal history record check that was dated 11/3/14. 2. Staff #4 (Assistant Director) reviewed the record for staff #3 and confirmed that an update criminal history record check had not been received, but it was mailed on 1/12/18.

Plan of Correction: The facility responded: We did call Va. State Police and they said they would process the mail ASAP. We certainly will make sure that periodic checks are made to comply. Vice Principal will monitor, Principal will ensure.

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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