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La Petite Academy #7134
1025 Plantation Lakes Circle
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 479-4812

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: July 27, 2018

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 12:20pm through 4:30pm. 50 children in care ages 4months through nine years with 9 teachers and two administrators. Children and staff records were reviewed. A walking tour of the facility inside and outside was completed. Children were observed during nap, play activities, restroom routines, hand washing, snack and outside play. Required postings, required inspections, transportation and emergency equipment were reviewed. The center reports that the only medication being administered is diaper cream. Violations were identified in the following areas and appear on the violation notice: administration, physical plant, special care provisions and emergencies and background checks.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that each staff record incudes all required information. Evidence: 1 - The record for staff 5 does not contain written information to demonstrate that the individual possesses the experience required by the program leader position. a. Staff 5 was alone providing direct care to children in the school age room placing in the program leader role. However, the record for staff 5 does not contain documentation of any previous experience working with children. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that the record for staff 5 does not contain documentation of the staff's previous work experience with children.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected on 7/31/18. Going forward staff files will be complete on Day 1 of hire. DM and company inspect periodically for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that equipment outside is maintained in operable condition Evidence: 1 - There are areas of peeling paint within reach of children on the large climb and slide equipment on the playground. a. The areas of peeling paint are raised from the surface. b. Paint chips fall off the equipment and clung to the hand when the surface was touched or rubbed. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there is peeling paint on the large climb and slide equipment on the playground.

Plan of Correction: This was scheduled for repair in July. However, due to the heavy rain and wind past several weeks the work to repair the chipping paint on the preschool playground has been delayed and will be completed by 8/20/18 weather pending.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that when diaper ointment or cream is used it is labeled with the child's name. Evidence: 1 - In the toddler room there is one tube of Desitin diaper cream and 2 tubes of Aquaphor diaper cream in the cabinet that are not labeled with the owners names. a. Documentation shows that the Desitin was administered twice on 7/20/18. Documentation shows the Aquaphor was administered twice on 7/19/18 b. Staff 3 confirmed that the tubes of diaper cream are not labeled with the child's names. 2 - In the infant room there is one tube of Butt Past diaper cream in the cabinet that is not labeled with the child's name. a. Documentation reviewed shows the diaper cream was administered 3 times on 7/27/18. b. Staff 4 confirmed that the tube of diaper cream is not labeled with the child's name.

Plan of Correction: All non-compliant medication was removed on 7/31/18. Management will conduct a retrain on proper medication practices with staff by 8/10/18. Management will regularly inspect all medication and diaper ointments to ensure we are regularly in compliance. DM will inspect upon visits.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on documentation review and interview the center failed to ensure that evacuation drills are practiced monthly. Evidence: 1 - The documentation provided today showed no documentation of evacuation drill in the months of March, April and June. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there is not any documentation of evacuation drills for the months of March, April and June.

Plan of Correction: All non-compliant medication was removed on 7/31/18. Management will conduct a retrain on proper medication practices with staff by 8/10/18. Management will regularly inspect all medication and diaper ointments to ensure we are regularly in compliance. DM will inspect upon visits.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review and interview the center failed to obtain a central registry finding within 30 days of employment. Evidence: 1 - The records for staff 6 and 7 do not contain any documentation that central registry findings were requested. a. The record for staff 6 has a documented date of hire as 5/27/18. b. The record for staff 7 has a documented date of hire as 5/14/18. 2 - Staff 1 confirmed that there was not center registry findings in the records of staff 6 and 7.

Plan of Correction: Staff 6 has a valid central registry form dated 7/6/18. Staff 7 no longer works for the company. All staff paperwork will be filed and completed on day of hire. Management will document follow up with DSS within thirty day to further track results. DM will periodically inspect upon visits.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

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