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Building Blocks Academy & Daycare Inc.
2422 North Avenue
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 321-9189

Current Inspector: Florence Martus (804) 662-9772

Inspection Date: Feb. 26, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

Comments:
A Subsidy Health and Safety inspection was conducted on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 11:45 am to 2:35 pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements. During this inspection, the center's owner was present and assisted the licensing inspector throughout this inspection. The census for today's inspection consisted of 23 children in care and six staff. The licensing inspector completed observations of the children on the first and second floor levels at the center. The infants were observed by the licensing inspector in the designated area with staff in their assigned cribs and interacting with staff. The licensing inspector observed the Toddlers completing various activities to include eating lunch, interacting with peers and staff, and preparing for napping. The Twos were observed by the licensing inspector in their designated area completing a variety of activities to include eating lunch at the table, completing bathroom breaks, interacting with peers, transitioning into nap time, and napping on mats in the designated area. The children's lunch consisted of ravioli, green beans, broccoli, mixed fruit, and milk. A formal observation was completed by the inspector of the Preschool children on the center's second level in which the children were observed transitioning from lunch, completing bathroom breaks, reading books on the carpet, engaged in play with their peers and staff, and participating in circle time while the staff read, Go Away, Big Green Monster. The inspector interacted with the staff and children throughout the inspection when appropriate. The staff were observed providing adequate supervision and addressing the children's overall needs. The licensing inspector completed observations of the school-aged children entering the center from school. The center's designated areas for childcare, bathrooms, diapering station, and overall facility was inspected to ensure compliance. During this inspection, the required postings were reviewed to determined compliance with licensing standards. The following information was reviewed: daily attendance, lunch menu, license, injury reports, and liability insurance policy. There were six children?s records and three staff's records reviewed during this inspection. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected.

A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. The center is strongly recommended to ensure compliance of licensing standards at all times. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact your licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris, at (804) 662-9772.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-B
Description: Based on review of staff records, the center did not ensure completion of Virginia Preservice Training for staff within the first 90 days. Evidence: 1. In Staff#2's record (date of hire 10/23/17), there was no certificate of completion of the Pre-service training found. 2. In Staff#3's record (date of hire 6/19/17), there was no certificate of completion of the Pre-service training found. 3. In Staff#4's record (date of hire 2/08/17) , there was no certificate of completion of the Pre-service training found.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-E
Description: Based on review of staff records, the center did not ensure completion of First Aid and CPR training of all staff within 30 days of the date of employment. Evidence: 1. In Staff#2's record (date of hire 10/23/17), there was no certificate of completion for First Aid/ CPR found. 2. In Staff#3's record (date of hire 6/19/17), there was no certificate of completion for First Aid/CPR found.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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