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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: July 16, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced non mandated inspection was conducted today 7/16/2019. The inspection began at 10:20 am and concluded at 1:30 pm. There were a total of 42 children present with nine staff members. One new staff's records was reviewed, three buildings were viewed, infant care was observed, diapering was observed, food service was 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 on 8/12/2019.

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 plan will be put into place and will ensure staff are aware and the plan will be reviewed annually.

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: The center director and owner will establish written policies and will ensure that all staff present have a copy and new staff will have a copy by the end of their first day of employment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of one staff's records, the center failed to ensure that all CPS check results were received within the 30 days of hire. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 was hire on 6/5/2019 and on the day of the inspection the results were not returned. There was no documentation of contact with OBI (Office of Background Investigation) to ensure that status of the background check.

Plan of Correction: The owner will call OBI today and will make a plan accordingly.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review of one staff's record, the center failed to ensure that staff had an out of state CPS check request completed within 30 days of hire. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 stated on the sworn statement dated 6/4/2019 that she lived outside of the state of Virginia within the past five years. There was no documentation of a request for an out of state CPS check for South Carolina.

Plan of Correction: The owner will have the staff to complete the out of state CPS check today and will ensure they are completed as required.


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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