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Growing Kids Academy
9807 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 834-0060

Current Inspector: Keesha M Minor (540) 340-2672

Inspection Date: June 11, 2019

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced Complaint Inspection was conducted today in response to a complaint that was received by the Virginia Department of Social Services, Licensing Division. Interviews were conducted with staff relating to allegations of Staff to Child Ratios, Care and Protection, Behavior Guidance. Based upon a preponderance of evidence, the information gathered during the investigation does not support the aforementioned allegations, and the complaint is determined to be Not Valid. Please complete the columns for 'description of action to be taken' and 'date to be corrected' for each violation cited on the violation notice, and then return a signed and dated copy to the licensing office within 10 business days. If you have any questions, contact your licensing inspector, Keesha Minor at 540-340-2672.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that each staff member submits documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening. Documentation of the screening shall be submitted no later than 21 days after employment and shall have been completed within 12 months prior to or 21 days after employing. Evidence: Reviewed 5 staff records and found that Staff 5 did not have documentation of a TB screening and has been employed for more than 21 days.

Plan of Correction: Staff is scheduled to get their TB screening completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that staff records were maintained with the required documentation. Evidence: Reviewed 5 staff records and found that Staff 1, 2, 4, and 5 did not have documentation of reference checks on file.

Plan of Correction: Obtained documentation of the reference checks and filed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on review, the facility failed to ensure that staff have documentation of Program Leader qualifications. Evidence: Reviewed 5 staff records and found that Staff 1 and Staff 3 did not have documentation of Program Leader qualifications.

Plan of Correction: Staff are working on getting copies of transcripts.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on review, the facility did not have documentation of submitting requests for results of out of state Central Registry checks. Evidence: Reviewed 5 staff records and found that Staff 4 lived out of the state of VA within the last 5 years and did not have documentation of results of a central registry check for that state.

Plan of Correction: Working on obtaining the proper paperwork for the out of state check. Will submit for review as soon as the results are obtained.

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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