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Five Star Academy Childcare
5916 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 239-3413

Current Inspector: James R Basham (804) 588-2370

Inspection Date: April 17, 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.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today 4/17/2019. The inspection began at 8 am and concluded at 1:30 pm. There were a total of 57 children present with nine staff members. During the inspection five children's, two agents, and six staff's records were viewed, three buildings were viewed, emergency supplies were viewed, infant care was observed, diapering was observed, food service was viewed, emergency supplies were viewed and polices and procedures were reviewed. The center does not administer any medication per policy and does not provide any transportation. Discussion with director and owner: phase 2 training, new subsidy requirements per email 10/16/2018, emergency preparedness plan.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-I
Description: Based on review of procedures, the center failed to ensure that a injury prevention plan was developed. Evidence: 1. The center could not locate the injury prevention plan.

Plan of Correction: The administration will develop the injury prevention plan and will ensure that all staff are trained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-K
Description: Based on review of procedures, the center failed to ensure that a playground safety procedure was developed. Evidence: 1. The center could not locate the playground safety plan.

Plan of Correction: The administration will develop a procedure and will ensure staff are trained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-B
Description: Based on review and interviews with administration, the center failed to ensure that all staff were provided in writing all required policies by the standard by the end of the first day of employment. Evidence: 1. The owner stated that all staff were told the policies as a part of the orientation, but were not given policies in writing.

Plan of Correction: Adminstration will develop the policies and ensure all staff will received a written copy new staff will in the future will have a copy of the first day of employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all areas and equipment of the center, was maintained in a safe, clean and operable condition. Evidence: 1. In the school age playground area, the backboard to the basketball goal was shattered. 2. A scooter in the preschool playground area had broken plastic that could snag skin.

Plan of Correction: During the inspection the basket ball goal was discarded. The scooter was removed from the area. In the future staff will monitor all areas and will remove as necessary.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-D
Description: Based on observation in the infant room, the center failed to ensure that all cleaning chemicals were not stored with food, Evidence: 1. Observed sitting on the floor of the storage closet was a bleach bottle, sitting on the side of the floor was the infant's food. Cleaning chemicals can not be stored with or above food.

Plan of Correction: During the inspection the director moved the bleach bottle. In the future staff will be monitored and reminded of chemicals storage.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that all children under the age of 10 year old were within actual sight and sound supervision of staff. Evidence: 1. The LI walked into the infant room and observed five infants in the play area with one staff in the food closet and the other staff the diaper changing room. All five infants were out of sight supervision of the two staff. 2. LI observed staff # 3 walking up the outside steps from basement classroom. The classroom's door was closed. There were eight preschool children in the classroom that were out of sight and sound supervision for less than an one minute. The staff person was taking keys to another staff person.

Plan of Correction: Administration will train all staff about sight and sound supervision and will monitor.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-I
Description: Based on observation of the infant room, the center failed to ensure that all individually assigned items were labeled. Evidence: 1. Observed three infants and toddlers in the infant room with pacifiers that were not labeled with the owners name.

Plan of Correction: Administration will remind staff to label as children arrive.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of six staff's records, the center failed to ensure that the letter of eligibility was return prior to starting employment. Evidence: 1. Staff # was hired on 4/1/2019 and the eligibility letter was returned on 4/16/2019.

Plan of Correction: In the future all new staff will not start until the finger prints are returned.

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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