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LeafSpring School at Charter Colony
825 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114
(804) 594-0561

Current Inspector: Lynn Powers (804) 662-9790

Inspection Date: Nov. 6, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:

The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from approximately 7:50 AM until 1:20 PM. The following ratios were observed with a total of 131 children present during the inspection: Young Infants - 8 children with 2 staff Middle Age Infants - 8 children with 2 staff Older Infants (Red Room) - 8 children with 2 staff Transitional Toddlers (Red Room) - 4 children with 1 staff Toddlers (Orange Room) - 20 children with 5 staff Younger Twos (Yellow Room) - 13 children with 2 staff Older Twos (Green Room) - 18 children with 3 staff Younger Threes (Blue Room) - 14 children with 2 staff Older Threes (Purple Room) - 14 children with 2 staff Fours (Gold Room) - 13 children with 2 staff Fours & Fives (Silver Room) - 11 children with 2 staff Get Well ? no children present in Get Well with the nurse During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed children being rocked and fed, having their diapers changed, sleeping in cribs, playing on the floor with toys, finger-painting, painting with leaves, discussing weather during circle time, making clouds, playing outside, singing songs, taking bathroom breaks and washing their hands, eating lunch and resting at nap time. Lunch consisted of vegetable soup, saltines, pineapples and milk. All areas of the center including classrooms, hallways, kitchen, dining car, bathrooms and playgrounds were inspected. The following information was reviewed: injury reports, daily sheets, daily attendance, Infant feeding schedules, practiced emergency drill logs, parent agreements, staff training information and menu. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Medication is administered and medication and authorization forms were reviewed. During the inspection, 10 children's records and 10 employee records were reviewed. Last documented health inspection: 09/14/2018 Last documented fire inspection: 09/18/2018 Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within five calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word ?corrected? is not acceptable. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s), 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measure(s). If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Lynn Powers at (804) 662-9790.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on classroom observations, the center did not ensure diapers were changed on a nonabsorbent surface. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the diaper changing pad located in the Older Infants / Transitional Toddler classroom had several tears, exposing the foam padding underneath.

Plan of Correction: 1. Diaper changing pad has been removed and replaced with a brand new pad. 2. All staff retrained on compliance with this licensing standard. Administration to check for compliance in classroom quality assurance observations. 3. Lead Teacher and Administration responsible for continued compliance.


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