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La Petite Academy #7136
2453 Taylor Road
2449 Suite D
Chesapeake, VA 23321
(757) 465-3893

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Feb. 20, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection of the facility and records was conducted from 10:00am - 1:32pm. There were 55 children in care with 9 staff members. Interviews were conducted with children and staff in each classroom. Seven children's records and four new staff records were reviewed. Children were observed teacher and self directed activities including individual, small group and large group play and circle time. Any repeat violations and or areas of non-compliance are identified on the violation notice. Upon receipt of the inspection documentation, the licensee must develop a plan of correction for each violation. The plan of correction must include the following: ' The steps to correct noncompliance with the standard(s); ' Measures to prevent reoccurrence of noncompliance; ' Person(s) responsible for implementation and monitoring of preventive measure(s); ' Date by which noncompliance will be corrected. The licensee will have ten calendar days from receipt of the inspection documentation to complete the section titled Plan of Correction, sign each page of the documentation and return it to the Licensing Office by 3/13/15. The licensee should retain a copy to be posted at the facility (Supplemental Information is not to be posted due to confidentiality). Results of the inspection documentation are subject to public disclosure and will be posted on the VDSS web site within 15 calendar days, regardless of whether the Plan of Correction section is completed.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that children's records contain all required information. Evidence: 1. Five out of seven children's records reviewed did not have documentation of information being updated annually. a. child 1 has a documented date of enrollment of 4/8/13 b. child 2 has a documented date of enrollment of 6/3/13 c. child 3 has a documented date of enrollment of 1/3/12 d. child 4 has a documented date of enrollment of 8/23/11 e. child 5 has a documented date of enrollment of 11/13/12 2. Center administrators present during the inspection confirm that records did not have documentation of updated information.

Plan of Correction: New management team has begun working on securing annual updates from all families. DM will review for compliance weekly with a targeted completion date of 3/20/15.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure that staff records contain all required information. Evidence: 1. The records for staff 1, 2, and 3 do not include dates of separation from service. 2. Center management present during the inspection state that the staff are no longer employed. 3. Center management present during the inspection confirm that the files did not contain documentation of dates of separation from service.

Plan of Correction: These files were updated with termination dates on 2/23/15. Moving forward termination dates will be added to all separating employees. DM will review for compliance quarterly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that hazardous substances shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method. Evidence: 1. In the school age building there is a pump bottle of soap stored in a cabinet under the sink. 2. The label on the bottle reads keep out of reach of children. If swallowed seek medical help. 3. The cabinet did not have a safe locking method, therefore, the soap was accessible to children in care. 4. Children pass by the cabinet when entering and exiting the building. 5. Staff present in the school age room during the inspection confirm that the pump soap was present in the unlocked cabinet.

Plan of Correction: School Age Staff will all be retrained on proper storage of chemicals on or before 3/10/15. Center management will observe daily for compliance.

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.

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