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Community Care Facilities Licensing
FACILITY INSPECTION REPORT
HEALTH & SAFETY
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FACILITY NAME
Little Hands Learning Center
SERVICE TYPES
310 Multi-Age Child Care
FACILITY LICENSE #
TBIU-AY4LLE
FACILITY ADDRESS
2626 Ross Rd
FACILITY PHONE
(604) 302-1091
CITY
Abbotsford
POSTAL CODE
V4X 1J4
MANAGER
Harpreet Kaur Jawanda

INSPECTION DATE
July 23, 2020
ADDITIONAL INSP. DATE (multi-day)
ADDITIONAL INSP. DATE (multi-day)
TIME SPENT (HRS.)
1.5
ARRIVAL
02:45 PM
DEPARTURE
04:15 PM
ARRIVAL
DEPARTURE
ARRIVAL
DEPARTURE
INSPECTION TYPE
Routine
# OBSERVED IN CARE

Introduction

An announced routine inspection was conducted to assess compliance with the Community Care and Assisted Living Act (CCALA), the Child Care Licensing Regulations (CCLR) and the relevant Director of Licensing Standards of Practice (DLSP). All areas of the facility were inspected for compliance with a focus on health and hygiene practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contraventions
Previous InspectionNot Applicable
Current InspectionItems reviewed comply with the Act, regulations & standards of practice except for those noted on supplementary pages.

Observed Violations
PHYSICAL FACILITY, EQUIPMENT AND FURNISHINGS: 11010 - CCLR s.13(1) - A licensee must ensure that a healthy and safe environment is provided at all times while children are under the supervision of employees.
Observation: Licensing observed the following:
-A tall doll house which was not secured to the wall, causing it to be a tipping hazard. Some attempts had been made to anchor it, however, the anchors had come loose. This is a repeat contravention.
-Sofas with fabric upholstery, with visible signs of dirt, in the outdoor play space. The upholstery on the sofas is not meant for outdoor use causing the sofas to be susceptible to mold and mildew build-up.
-The outdoor play space required some maintenance. The grass was overgrown causing a tripping hazard and the inability to appropriately check the ground for hazards.
-The outdoor equipment had visible layers of dirt/mud and was in requirement of some maintenance.
Corrective Action(s): Ensure that healthy and safe environment is provided at all times while children are in care.
Date to be Corrected: July-31-20.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES: 13010 - CCLR s.22(1)(a) - A licensee must have all of the following: (a) emergency exits and a fire drill system approved by a local assistant within the meaning of the Fire Services Act.
Observation: Licensing observed that both facility fire extinguishers were past due for servicing.
Corrective Action(s): Ensure that fire extinguishers are serviced on or before the due date.
Date to be Corrected: July-28-20

RECORDS AND REPORTING: 19070 - CCLR s.57(2)(a) - A licensee must keep, for each child, a record showing the following information: (a) name, sex, date of birth, medical insurance plan number and immunization status.
Observation: Licensing inspected 5 children's files and one was missing an immunization declaration. This is a repeat contravention.
Corrective Action(s): Ensure that all children's files are complete.
Date to be Corrected: July-31-20


Comments

Summary of Inspection:
At the inspection dated July-23-20, there were 5 children in care with the Manager.
A COVID-19 Risk Screening was conducted before the inspection.
At the inspection, the above noted contraventions were identified.
Please provide Licensing with a written response, by the date noted below, stating how the identified contraventions will be addressed to ensure that the facility will maintain compliance year round.
As part of this Routine Inspection a Facility Risk Assessment Tool was completed.
This report was written off site due to COVID-19 safety practices. The contraventions identified in the report were reviewed with the Manager before Licensing's departure.
A copy of the report and the corresponding Risk Assessment was emailed to the Manager.
The following items were discussed:
-Planned emergency response during COVID-19.
-Requirement for COVID-19 staff and children's safety plans to be posted at the facility.
-Communicable disease prevention practices.
-Health/hygiene/sanitizing practices during COVID-19 which included review of cleaning and sanitizing as multiple steps and review of proper diapering practices.
-Intent and importance of maintaining a minor incident log book. A log book was observed at the facility with large gaps in entries.
The following resources were provided:
-Reportable Incident Forms
-Resource Package for Childcare Facilities: COVID-19 Prevention.
Visit the CCFL website at www.fraserhealth.ca/childcare for forms, resources and links to Legislation (CCALA and CCLR).

Action Required by Licensee/ManagerAction Required by Licensing Staff
Take corrective action to bring facility into compliance, Provide a written response to LicensingNo action required
Due Date
Aug 06, 2020

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