Translation Disclaimer

Agencies | Governor
Search Virginia.Gov
Click Here for Additional Resources
Search for Child Day Care
|Return to Search Results | New Search |

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: Oct. 23, 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.
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..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced renewal inspection on 10/23/2018 from 10:38am to 3:00pm. The children were observed playing on the playground, eating lunch and napping. A formal observation was completed with the infant and three 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 van. Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. The center administers medication; however they did not have any being given at this time. Six injury reports were reviewed as well as the center?s injury prevention plan which was updated 10/1/2018. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 10/19/2018 Last shelter-in-place drill: 09/17/2018 Last fire inspection: 09/10/2018 Last health inspection: 7/11/2018 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants - 6:3 Toddlers ? 8:2 Twos - 8:2 Threes - 12:2 Fours ? 18:3 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that one of five staff records contained documentation of the following training by the end of their first day; recognizing child abuse and neglect and the legal requirements for reporting suspected child abuse as required by 63.2- 1509 of the Code of Virginia. Evidence: The record of staff #4 (start date: 10/22/2018) did not contain documentation of child abuse and neglect training.

Plan of Correction: Staff will get the training done by tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: The inspector observed areas of splintering and sharp wood on the fence surrounding the playground. The inspector also observed a children's chair in the Pre-K classroom with two tears in which the foam was exposed.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance staff will take care of sanding fence and replacing any boards that need to be replaced. I will remove the chair and purchase a new one for the reading center.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain fingerprint check results for two of five staff prior to the first day of employment. Evidence: 1. The record of staff #4 (start date: 10/22/2018) did not contain documentation of fingerprint check results. 2. The record of staff #5 (start date: 10/23/2018) did not contain documentation of fingerprint check results.

Plan of Correction: Both of the staff had their fingerprints done today and from now on all of the staff will have theirs before hire.

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.

Top

Thank you for visiting.
How was your experience?
X