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Treetop Academy
12707 Jefferson Avenue
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 872-2671

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: Nov. 22, 2019

Complaint Related: No

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

Technical Assistance:
Discussed transportation regulations, rest time, program lead qualifications and playground border .

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on November 22, 2019 from approximately 2:00pm- 4:30pm. There were 4 children and 3 staff present at the center . Children were observed resting, eating snack and going outside. Licensing Inspector reviewed indoor areas, supervision, activities, equipment, medication procedures, emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place drill documentation, emergency procedures and required posting.

Exit interview was conducted with the director.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, facility did not ensure 1 of 5 children records has documentation of required information.

Evidence: The record for child #4 was missing one emergency contact. Staff confirmed information was not available.

Plan of Correction: Will have parent named as the second emergency contact.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review, facility did not ensure 1 of 3 staff records has documentation of required information.

Evidence: The record for staff #2 did not have two reference results and emergency contact information.

Plan of Correction: The references will be completed by next Tuesday. Emergency contact information will be completed today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the licensee did not ensure areas and equipment of the center, outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Outside on the playground, there was a board that was cracked and splintering and a board with attached metal piece with sharp points. On the playground there was a hammer and a crow bar on the picnic table.

Plan of Correction: The boards and tools will be removed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the licensee did not ensure when center choose to provide meals or snack the menu is dated.

Evidence: There was not a dated menu posted in the center.

Plan of Correction: The date will be put on the menu.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review the licensee did not ensure a completed sworn statement or affirmation before they are employed or provide volunteer service.

The record for Staff #2 ( hire date 11/21/2019) did not have a sworn statement or affirmation.

Plan of Correction: The director had the sworn statement of affirmation completed by staff #2 during the inspection.


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