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Stepping Stone Academy, LLC
10210 Melvin B. Alsbrooks Avenue
Mc kenney, VA 23872
(804) 478-4007

Current Inspector: Jennifer Moore (540) 430-0384

Inspection Date: Aug. 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)

Technical Assistance:
none

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection Monday, August 27, 2018 from 10:05am to 1:00pm. The children were observed eating morning snack, going outside to play on the playground, and eating lunch. The children bring their own snack and lunch from home. They were later observed resting on cots for rest time. The school age children went on walk during this time. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today. The facility?s van was off site being repaired and was not inspected. Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is being administered however none is at the center. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 06/25/2018 Last shelter-in-place drill: 06/25/2018 (practiced monthly) Fire Inspection: 04/02/2018 Health Inspection: 01/26/2018 Total enrollment today: 23 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Preschool? 16:2 School Age ? 7:1(plus one volunteer) The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There were no repeat violations found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact your licensing inspector, Roshon Casey, at (804) 662-9760.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on a review of documentation and staff interview on 08/27/2018, the center did not ensure that a record of the dates of the practice drills was maintained. EVIDENCE: 1. There wasn't any documentation of an evacuation drill being conducted in July 2018. 2. Staff #4 stated that a drill was conducted in July 2018, however it wasn't written down.

Plan of Correction: Will require to have director to sign off on fire drill documentation to ensure the proper filing.

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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