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Growing Kids Academy
9807 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 834-0060

Current Inspector: Keesha M Minor (540) 340-2672

Inspection Date: Dec. 6, 2017

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint investigation was conducted with center director and center staff. Based on staff interviews, attendance records, and time cards, the allegations made by the complaintant regarding ratios were determined to be valid. Based on staff interviews and infant daily reports, the allegations made by the complaintant regarding diaper changing was determined to be valid. Please contact me if you have any questions at 540-219-4122 or e-mail tara.barton@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-1
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on staff interviews and time card reports, the center failed to have one staff member for every four children, ages birth to the age of 16 months. Evidence: on 11/20/2017, one Infant room staff was alone with 6 infants from 7:00 a.m. to 7:12 a.m., on 11/21/2017, one Infant room staff was alone with 6 infants from 7:00 a.m. to 7:15 a.m., and on 11/22/2017, one Infant room staff was alone with 6 infants from 7:00. to 7:19 a.m.

Plan of Correction: One staff person was late for work several mornings and was counseled about the importance of arriving on time.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on review of infant daily reports, the facility failed to document the immediate changing of diapers when wet or soiled. Evidence: on 11/22/2017, Infant 1 was checked in to the center at 7:32 a.m. and was picked up at 6:03 p.m. The only documented diapers for the day were 9:20 a.m., 11:54 p.m., and 2:43 p.m. When the parent picked up, the infant's diaper was heavily soiled and the child showed signs of diaper rash. On another infant report dated 11/27/2017, Infant 1 was checked into the facility at 7:44 a.m. and was picked up at 6:02 p.m. The only documented diapers for the day were 10:02 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. When the parent picked up, the infant's diaper was heavily soiled with urine.

Plan of Correction: Staff were counseled about changing diapers when soiled and checking more frequently to see if the diapers need to be changed.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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