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Community Improvement Council, Inc.
540 Holbrook Street
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 793-5710

Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835

Inspection Date: April 16, 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.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
Today's visit was a renewal inspection. The inspector arrived at 9:30am and the inspection concluded at 3:30pm. The center was operating on a two hour delay due to an overnight storm. There were a total of one hundred seven children present with twenty-four direct care staff and additional auxiliary staff were present. During the inspection all twelve classrooms were viewed/observed, breakfast time was observed, four medications along with authorizations were viewed, emergency supplies were viewed for three floors in one building and for one floor of a second building, both playgrounds were viewed, background checks for Board officers were viewed, nine out of two hundred seven children's records were reviewed, six out of forty-nine staff records were reviewed to include four recently hired staff, one out of two buses was viewed, and some additional policies and procedures were reviewed. Your completed renewal application has been received in our office and arecommnedation regarding the license can be made upon the completion of today's inspection. Thank you for your time, please call me at (540)309-2051 if you have any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on the inspector's review of nine out of two hundred seven children's records, the center failed to ensure documentation that each child was adequately immunized was received before the attended the program. Evidence #1: Child #1 with a documented start date of 8/16/17 had an immunization record dated 9/14/17 and this was the only immunization record in the child's folder. Evidence #2: Child #6 with a documented start date of 8/16/17 had an immunization record dated 9/7/17 and this was the only immunization record in the child's folder. Evidence #3: Child #9 with a documented start date of 8/16/17 had an immunization record dated 9/13/17 and this was the only immunization record in the child's folder.

Plan of Correction: Moving forward the center will not allow children to begin care until immunization records are received.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on the inspector's observations, the center failed to ensure an area was maintained in a safe manner. Evidence: Classroom #8 has a metal panel below the window on the far end that is no longer in place. The lack of panel exposed a junction box for electrical and/ or communications wiring.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance will look at the area and evaluate for repair or replacement by the end of he program day. Repairs will take place the end of the week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on the inspector's observations during the inspection, the center failed to ensure hazardous substances such as cleaning supplies were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method. Evidence #1: The cabinet next to the children's sink in classroom #8 was observed unlocked and contained approximately six cleaners and sanitizing agents. The sink is approximately five feet from the floor. The chemicals are used for cleaning and sanitizing and state "keep out of reach of children" with additional warnings. Evidence #2: In classroom #9 a bottle of sanitizer was observed unlocked on a shelf next to the children's sink. The shelf is approximately five feet from the floor.

Plan of Correction: All chemicals were locked during the time of the inspection. Staff will be reminded to lock chemicals when not in use.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on the inspector's review of required drills since last inspection, the center failed to conduct a required monthly emergency evacuation drill. Evidence: In the month of November 2017 there was no documented emergency evacuation drill.

Plan of Correction: The center will ensure a staff member reviews the emergency logs by the last week of each month to ensure all required drills are practiced and documented.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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