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La Petite Academy-#7141
1233 Culver Lane
Virginia beach, VA 23454
(757) 426-2718

Current Inspector: Heather Harrell (757) 334-4329

Inspection Date: Dec. 24, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

Technical Assistance:
Today we discussed the location of the posted license and violation notice and outlet covers.

An unannounced monitoring was conducted from 10:30am through 1pm, continued at 2:30pm and concluded at 3pm. There were 31 children in care with six staff. Children ranged in age from six months through five years. Children and staff records were reviewed. Children were observed in teacher and self-directed activities including center play, outside, lunch, restroom routines and nap. Required inspections and postings were reviewed. Transportation was observed. The center reports that there is not any medication being administered at the time of this inspection. Violations regarding administration, physical plant, special care provisions and emergencies, and special services were observed and may be reviewed on the violation notice.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that the injury prevention procedures are updated annually, Evidence: The documented annual injury prevention procedures and update is dated 2012.

Plan of Correction: The new injury prevention procedure document was located and printed, then placed into centers licensing binder. The safety captain will check monthly to ensure that the injury prevention procedure document is current. Management will verify weekly to ensure compliance. DM will inspect on school visits. Corrected on 12/23/16

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to ensure that a record containing all required information is kept for each staff. Evidence 1 - There is not a record for staff 1 at the center. 2 - Staff 1 stated that there was not a record at the center for her.

Plan of Correction: Record was picked up from other center and is now at current center. All transfer employees will have proper staff file on record before start date at new location. Corrected 12/22/16

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that required nonmedical emergency supplies are maintained. Evidence: 1 - The radio provided today is not operational. 2 - Staff 1 stated that the radio was not working.

Plan of Correction: Batteries for radio were replaced and radio on 12/23/16. Saftey Captain will check that the radio is operating weekly when conducting safety inspections. The safety captain will report to a member of management if the radio is not operating properly. Management will also spot check for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-A
Description: Based document review and interview the center failed to maintain an emergency preparedness plan that addresses staff responsibility and facility readiness. Evidence: 1 - The emergency preparedness plan available does not include contact information for the current management staff working at the center. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the information in the preparedness plan is not current.

Plan of Correction: Emergency preparedness plan contact information information was completed on 12/21/16. The safety captain will check emergency management plan contact information is up to date when conducting monthly safety kit inspections. Safety Captain will report to management if the contact information is incorrect, and management will correct information promptly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to implement monthly evacuation drills. Evidence: 1 - There is no documentation of evacuation drills from July 2016 through October 2016. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there was not any documentation on evacuation drills.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be retrained on 12/28/16 on proper implementation of monthly evacuation drills per emergency management policy. Safety Captain will ensure each drill is completed and documented. Management will ensure compliance through monthly inspections and DM will check on school visits.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-F
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that 911 and poison control are posted in visible place at each telephone. Evidence: 1 - The telephones in the school age and 2 - 3 year old room do not have emergency numbers posted in a visible place near them. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the required emergency numbers are not posted near the telephones.

Plan of Correction: Printed labels were made with poison control phone number and 911 number and placed on each telephone within the center on 12/22/16. A designated member of management will ensure that labels are legible and replaced as needed. This will be checked weekly. Corrected 12/22/16

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-I
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that a one-day's emergency supply of disposable bottles is maintained at the center. Evidence: 1 - There are 2 bottle fed infants today. However, there is only one disposable bottle and six disposable inserts available. 2 - Staff 1 and 3 confirmed the number of disposable bottle and sleeves.

Plan of Correction: Additional disposable bottles and nipples will be placed in infant emergency bag by 12/27/16. Infant staff will check emergency bag monthly and ensure all proper material are within the emergency bag. Infant staff along with Safety Captain will notify a member of management if additional materials are needed to remain in compliance. Management will check periodically for compliance. DM will inspect upon school visits.

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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