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Midlothian Children's Academy at Sommerville, Inc.
14330 Sommerville Court
Midlothian, VA 23113
(804) 897-9050

Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 662-9038

Inspection Date: June 6, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on 06/06/2018 from 11:07am to 3:10pm. The children were observed playing with toys, participating in story time, eating lunch and preparing for nap. A formal observation was completed with the three and four year old classrooms. Lunch was provided by each child's parent. The morning and afternoon snack menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today as well as the vans and mini bus. Six children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is being administered and was reviewed. Twelve injury reports were reviewed as well as the center?s injury prevention plan which was updated 06/1/2018. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 05/30/2018 Last shelter-in-place drill: 03/20/2018 Last fire inspection: 09/19/2017 Last health inspection: 7/11/2017 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants - 7:2 Toddlers ? 9:3 Twos - 7:1 Threes - 17:2 Fours ? 15:2 The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no repeat violations found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that one of five staff records contained all required information. Evidence: Staff #5 (Start Date: June 1, 2018) did not have documentation of at least two references.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that outside areas and equipment were maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Exposed nails were protruding from the top of the wooden fence on the toddler playground. 2. There was sharp and splintered wood located on the school age playground structure.

Plan of Correction: We will have maintenance come out and fix the fence and wood.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation and an interview, the center did not ensure that children's hands shall be washed with soap and running water or disposable wipes before and after eating meals or snacks. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed a bucket of used towels under the diapering station during lunch time in the toddler classroom. 2. A toddler teacher stated that the toddler children washed their hands using soapy and wet towels before eating lunch.

Plan of Correction: We will conduct a training on proper hand washing this month.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that protective belts were fastened securely when a child is placed in a feeding table. Evidence: An infant (child #1) was placed in a feeding table seat with a protective belt, but the protective belt was not fastened around the infant.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that prepared infant formula was dated and labeled with the child's name. Evidence: There were three infant bottles in the infant refrigerator missing the required labeling information; one bottle was missing the required label with the child's name and date, and two bottles were not dated.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

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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