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Heritage Academy
1461 Dry Fork Road
Dry fork, VA 24549
(434) 432-8380

Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835

Inspection Date: April 4, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced renewal inspection was done today April 4, 2016 beginning at 9:10 AM and ending at 2:45 PM. There were fifteen children present today. The children were observed during classroom time which included reading a story and working on writing a sentence with emphasis on the letter I. The also reviewed the calendar which included the month, days of the week and counting. They also worked on a craft which included counting. The children also played in centers which included housekeeping, math, science, reading, hair salon,art and housekeeping. Snack, lunch, outside time and nap were also observed. The inspector also reviewed a sample of children's files and staff files were reviewed as well. There were no medications to review today. The inspector reviewed the violations with the director as well as corrective action today. If you have any questions, please call the inspector at 540-309-2835.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-B
Description: Based on observation the center did not obtain all of the required information for the board officers. Evidence: 1. During the inspection the LI verified through discussion with office staff that new board officer # 2 did not have three references. It is noted this board officer is a teacher at the school.

Plan of Correction: The office staff indicated these references will be obtained and kept on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not obtain all of the required information for the children's files. Evidence: 1. During the inspection the LI reviewed the files of five children and child # 2 did not have addresses for the two listed emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: The director indicated she would obtain the needed information and document this in the file of child # 2.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation the center did not keep all electrical outlets covered with protective covers. Evidence: 1. During the inspection the LI observed two electrical outlets in the classroom without protective covers. These were over the counter top not in reach of the children.

Plan of Correction: The direcor indicated she would cover them today. She and the assistant will monitor more closely during the day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on observation the center did not obtain the repeat background checks for some of the board officers. Evidence: 1. During the inspection the LI checked the background checks for the board officers and officer # 1 & 3 did not have current sworn disclosure forms. They were last done 11/4/11 and 10/7/11.

Plan of Correction: The office staff indicated she would have the board officers fill in new sworn disclosure forms. She will decide on a new type of monitoring system to keep a better check on these forms

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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