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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: Dec. 13, 2016

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:30am to 3:00pm. There were 52 children in care with 11 teaching staff. Children and staff records were reviewed. A walking tour inside and outside the center was completed. Building 1 and building 2 were toured. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities. Required postings and inspections were reviewed. Violations regarding staff and children's records, ratio, supervision, diaper disposal, first aid kit, sanitation and background checks were observed and appear on the violation notice.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to obtain documentation of required immunizations before the child attends the center. Evidence: 1 - The record for child E does not contain documentation of immunization. a. The child's record has a first date of attendance 12/6/16. b. Child E was present for care today in the center. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there was not an immunization in the child's record.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that each staff record contains all required information. Evidence: 1 - The records for staff 4 and 5 contain only one reference where two are required prior to employment. a. Staff 4 has a documented date of hire as 9/12/16 b. Staff 5 has a documented date of hire as 3/10/08. a. both staff were present working with children in care. 2 - Additionally, the record for staff 5 does not contain documentation of education. 3 - Staff 1 confirmed that the staff records were missing the required information.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-D
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that during the designated rest period the ratio of staff to children is double only when all the children are resting/sleeping. Evidence: 1 - At approximately 1:35pm there were 12 children with one staff in the two year old room. Four of the 12 children were awake and moving around the classroom. a. Child A was in the bathroom. Staff 3 was assisting him. b. Child B was off his cot and playing in a wall mounted mirror. c. Children C and D were off their cots playing with toys and puzzles on the a book shelf. 3 - Staff 3 stated that she did not alert the front office or ask for assistance when four children awoke and got off their cots.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-F
Description: Based on observation, record review and interview the center failed to ensure that with written assessment by the program director and program leader, a child may be assigned to a different age group if such group is more appropriate for the child's developmental level and the staff-to-children ratio will be for the established age group. Evidence: 1 - There is no written assessment of the development level of Child F who is two years old, but present in the three year old room. a. Staff 7 reported that child F is a member of the three year old classroom. 2 - Record reviewed showed that records for children G and H were moved up to age groups above their chronological ages. However, there was not proper written assessment by the director and program leader indicating that the child's developmental level is appropriate for the older age group. 3 - Staff 1 confirmed that the required documentation was not present in the children's records.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that a plastic lined disposable system that is foot operated or used in such a way that the staff member's hand nor the soiled diaper touches the outside. Evidence: 1 - The diaper pail in the toddler room has a flap inside the top that must be pushed open in order to dispose of a diaper. 2 - A diaper was disposed of during the inspection. 3 - Staff 1 confirmed that the diaper pail was not hands free.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that a first aid kit, containing all required items is available in each building. Evidence: 1 - There is no a scissor or tweezer available in the first aid kit in the school age building. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the items were not present in the first aid kit.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Based on observation and interviews the center failed to ensure that tables are sanitized before meals. Evidence: 1 - The table in the 4 - 5 year old room were not sanitized before lunch. Staff 2 sprayed the tables with sanitizer and immediately wiped the tables dry. 2 - Staff 2 confirmed that she did not allow the tables to air dry.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that background checks are obtained as required. Evidence: 1 - The records for staff 5 and 6 do not contain documentation of criminal history record checks. a. Staff 5 has a documented date of hire as 3/10/08. b. Staff 6 has a documented date of hire as 8/29/16. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that background checks were not present in the staff records.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that background checks are obtained as required. Evidence: 1 - The record for staff 4 does not contain documentation of a central registry finding. a. Staff 4 has a documented date of hire as 9/12/16. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that background check is not present in the staff record.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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