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Fredericksburg Children's Academy
365 Ferry Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
(540) 371-9300

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

Inspection Date: Oct. 30, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted today from 10:00am to 12:15pm. There were 130 (infants to school-agers) directly supervised by 20 staff. The physical plant, 6 staff records, 9 children?s records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, listening to stories, playing outside. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a sufficient supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor (keesha.minor@dss.virginia.gov) or 540-340-2672.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that children's records were maintained with the required information.
Evidence: Reviewed 9 children's records and found that 3 children's records (Child 1, 3, 5, 6 & 9) did not have documentation of the parents's review of emergency contact information was completed at least annually. Child 1: 7/31/18, Child 3: 7/2018, Child 5: 8/5/18, Child 6: 2/23/17, Child 9: 9/21/18.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.
Evidence:
1) Observed peeling drywall along the wall in Olders (Twos) and Youngers (Twos).
2) Observed a broken cabinet door in Toddler B
3) Peeling paint by the bookshelf in Language Arts

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that hazardous substances are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.
Evidence: Observed in the school-age classroom goo gone and rubbing alcohol in unlocked cabinets accessible to school-agers.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that materials and equipment are age and stage appropriate for the children.
Evidence: Observed loose staples, some fall to the ground to the touch, and push pins on the walls in the Toddler A classroom.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that when food is brought from home it is sealed and clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner.
Evidence:
1) In the Language Arts room, observed 1 lunch without a name or a date.
2) in the Science room, observed 1 lunchbox without a name or a date.
3) In the Math room, observed 2 lunches without dates

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.

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