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JFK Head Start
12 Grand Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(757) 606-2494

Current Inspector: Kimberly Sampson (757) 354-7307

Inspection Date: Feb. 21, 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.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..

Technical Assistance:
Please contact the parent of the child (#5) who is no longer enrolled to ask that the child's mediation be picked up and properly dispose of the medication within 10 days if it is not retrieved. Please follow up with the Fire Marshall's office and document the contact if the fire inspection is not completed as scheduled this month. Staff inquired today about the requirements for first Aid Supplies when the children play outdoors. The standards require that a first aid kit be "accessible" which means that there must be a clear plan for how staff can quickly and easily access the first aid supplies without compromising the required ratios and supervision of the group. 22 VAC 40-185-540. First aid and emergency supplies. A. A first aid kit shall be: 1. On each floor of each building used by children; 2. Accessible to outdoor play areas; 3. On field trips; and 4. Wherever children are in care. B. Each first aid kit shall be easily accessible to staff but not to children.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from. to 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. At the time of entrance the following adult to child ratios were observed: Classroom A: 12 children, ages 3 to 5 years old, with 2 staff Classroom B: 18 children, ages 3 to 5 years old, with 2 staff The records sample size consisted of 4 children?s records. Staff records are housed off site and will be reviewed at a separate inspection. Children were observed finishing lunch which consisted of fried fish filet, asparagus, mixed fruit, corn muffin and milk. Children were observed washing hands and settling on cots for nap period. Restroom procedures and table sanitizing were also observed. Medication administration was not observed. Classroom A staff reported no medication being administered to children. Classroom B had one medication stored on site which was reviewed with regard to storage, labeling, written authorization and required documentation. Staff report no accidents or injuries requiring first aid or medical attention since the last inspection. Thank you for your time during today's inspection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance.

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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