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La Petite Academy-Ashburn
20110 Ashburn Village Boulevard
Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 729-0500

Current Inspector: Maria Robles-Lopez (703) 397-3827

Inspection Date: Aug. 22, 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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was initiated today. The physical plant, 5 staff files, 5 children's files, annual fire and health inspection, staff training, child nutrition, children's activities, medications, emergency procedures, drills and supplies were inspected between 11:10am and 1:00pm today. There were 66 children under the supervision of 12 staff. During the inspection, children were observed playing outside, cleaning up for and eating lunch, singing songs, participating in circle time and reading books. For lunch, the children were served mexican chicken with brown rice (cheese and tomatoes), black beans, pineapple and milk. The interactions between the children and staff were seen to be positive and constructive in nature. There are currently 5 staff certified in MAT (medication administration training). Should you have any questions, please contact me at mary.wizbicki@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 children's records does not have physical examination on file. Evidence 1. Child #3, who began care at the center in August 2017, does not have a physical exam on file.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the parents for this.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on file review, 2 out of 5 staff failed to obtain an additional TB test/screening every two years. Evidence 1. Staff #2's most recent TB test/screening was completed on 9/28/15. 2. Staff #4's most recent TB test/screening was completed on 7/8/16.

Plan of Correction: These will be completed again.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on file review, 2 out of 5 children's records do not have the name, address and phone number of 2 emergency contacts in case the parents cannot be reached. Evidence 1. Children #1 and #3 have parents and one additional person listed. This must be two contacts in case the parents cannot be reached, therefore in addition to the parents.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the parents for this.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on file review, 4 out of 5 staff records do not have all required information on file. Evidence 1. Staff #4 does not have documentation to verify that the individual possesses the education required by the job position. 2. Staff #5 does not have documentation to demonstrate that she possesses the orientation training required by the job position.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the staff to bring this into the center.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations, there were areas of the center which were not kept in a safe condition. Evidence 1. In the Pre-School and Pre-K classrooms, there were sections surrounding the sinks which are deteriorating, which has exposed sharp edges. 2. In the Toddle classroom, there was an area on the wall where the paint is chipping/peeling off.

Plan of Correction: A work order will be placed today for these items to be fixed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on file review, the center did not follow all procedures for administering medications. Evidence 1. Child #6 requires an emergency medication (Benedryl) for a food allergy. This written authorization does not include the duration that the medication is to be effective. 2. Child #7 requires an emergency medication (Diazapam) to be administered for seizure activity. This written authorization does not include the duration that the medication is to be effective.

Plan of Correction: The Director will ask the parents to have this completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on interview, the center does not have a staff member who has received training on administering medications rectally. Evidence 1. Child #7 has an emergency medication which if it is needed to be administered, it would have to be done rectally. The Director stated that none of the staff have completed a training module that covers this.

Plan of Correction: The Director will have a staff member complete the MAT module on administering rectal medications.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observations, the findings of the most recent inspection were not visibly posted by the public entrance. Evidence 1. The Violation Notice (which includes the findings) was covered by the Inspection Summary and was posted in a clear folder. This was hung on the door to the office, where parents are not able to pull the report out to be viewed.

Plan of Correction: Today's Violation Notice will be visibly posted.

Disclaimer:

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