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AmeriKIDS Preschool, LLC
8620 North Five Forks Road
Amelia, VA 23002
(804) 561-3866

Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 929-3771

Inspection Date: Jan. 15, 2019

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on 01/15/2019 from 9:48am to 12:40pm. The children were observed participating in circle time, playing with puppets, coloring, listening to story time, and napping. A formal observation was completed with the Ladybugs and Caterpillars classrooms. The menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today. Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is not being administered. Eight injury reports were reviewed as well as the center?s injury prevention plan, which was updated 10/2018. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 05/23/2018 Last shelter-in-place drill: 02/05/2018 Last fire inspection: 05/23/2018 Last health inspection: 08/06/2018 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Ladybugs (16 months - 30 months) - 6:2 Caterpillars (Twos and Threes) - 14:2 Butterflies (Threes, Fours, Fives) ? 14:2 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 the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence:
The center's pantry area contained a closet with several cleaning materials. The pantry closet and cleaning closet doors were unlocked and open.

Plan of Correction: There will be a lock put on the cleaning closet door by the weekend. Until the lock is installed the pantry door adjacent to the cleaning closet will be locked.

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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