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Stepping Stone Academy, LLC
10210 Melvin B. Alsbrooks Avenue
Mc kenney, VA 23872
(804) 478-4007

Current Inspector: Jennifer Moore (540) 430-0384

Inspection Date: July 23, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Technical Assistance:
none

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced Subsidy Health and Safety inspection Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:50pm to review supplemental health and safety requirements. The children were observed eating morning snack, playing with blocks, listening to stories from the local librarian, eating lunch and lastly resting on cots for rest time. Due to rain and thunderstorms the facility's playground was not inspected today. The facility?s van was also not inspected due to being off site on a field trip. Five children?s records and five employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is being administered however none is at the center. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 07/15/2019 Last shelter-in-place drill: 07/15/2019 (practiced monthly) Last shelter-in-place drill: 07/15/2019 (practiced monthly) Fire Inspection: 11/06/2018 Health Inspection: 11/02/2018 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Three years old? School Age 16:3 School Age ? on a field trip A licensing inspection was also conducted this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact your licensing inspector, Roshon Casey, at (804) 662-9760.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-665-540-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records on 07/23/2019, the center did not ensure that staff shall be evaluated by a health professional and be issued a statement that the individual is determined to be free of communicable tuberculosis (TB). Documentation of the screening shall be submitted at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children. The documentation shall have been completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment. EVIDENCE: 1. The TB screening in the record of Staff # 1, whose date of hire was 03/01/2019, is dated 07/12/2018. 2. The TB screening in the record of Staff # 3, whose date of hire was 04/01/2019, is dated 02/11/2019. 3. The TB screening in the record of Staff # 4, whose date of hire was 06/03/2019, is dated 06/17/2019.

Plan of Correction: Going forward will make sure they are not more than 30 days prior to the staff's date of hire.

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-E-1
Description: Based on a review of staff records and staff interview on 07/23/2019, the center did not ensure that each staff member had a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). EVIDENCE: 1. The records of Staff #2 did not contain documentation of certification cpr. 2. Staff #6 stated that Staff #2's cpr certification expired.

Plan of Correction: Will have staff get certification by 08/15/2019

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-E-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records and staff interview on 07/23/2019, the center did not ensure that each staff member had a current certification in first aid. EVIDENCE: 1. The records of Staff #2 did not contain documentation of certification in first aid. 2. Staff #6 stated that Staff #2's first aid certification expired.

Plan of Correction: Will have staff certified by 08/15/2019

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-580-F
Description:

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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