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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:
VENDSUB-000 ADMINISTRATION
VENDSUB-000 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
VENDSUB-000 PHYSICAL PLANT
VENDSUB-000 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION
VENDSUB-000 PROGRAMS
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES
VENDSUB-000 SPECIAL SERVICES

Technical Assistance:
none

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced Subsidy Health and Safety inspection Monday, August 27, 2018 from 10:05am to 1:00pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements. 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) A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact your licensing inspector, Roshon Casey, at (804) 662-9760.

Violations:
Standard #: VENDSUB-000-012-B
Description: Based on a review of staff records and staff interview on 08/27/2018, the center did not ensure that within the first 90 days of employment all staff shall complete Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff. EVIDENCE: 3. The record of Staff #5, whose date of hire was 04/06/2017, did not contain documentation of completion for the Virginia Preservice Training for Child Care Staff. 2. Staff #4 stated that Staff #5 had not completed the training.

Plan of Correction: Will have staff complete training by Friday, 8/31/2018

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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