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Jupiter Learning Academy
32365 Constitution Highway
Locust grove, VA 22508
(540) 854-0000

Current Inspector: Amy Tomblin (804) 629-3923

Inspection Date: Dec. 12, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.
22VAC40-665 INTRODUCTION
22VAC40-665 ADMINISTRATION
22VAC40-665 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
22VAC40-665 PHYSICAL PLANT
22VAC40-665 STAFFING & SUPERVISION
22VAC40-665 PROGAMS
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS & EMERGENCIES
22VAC40-665 SPECIAL SERVICES

Comments:
Thank you for your assistance and your time during this unannounced monitoring inspection. The visit was conducted on December 12, 2019 from 10:42 am through 2:40 pm. There were thirty-two children in the care of seven staff. The total enrollment for the program was fifty-six children. There were six children records and five staff records reviewed. The medication and documentation were reviewed for three children. The exceptions to compliance were noted on the violation notice. Diapering procedures, hand washing, bathroom procedures, free play, circle time, reading, singing, outdoor walk, lunch, evacuation drills, daily schedule, transitions, and dismissal procedures were observed during this visit.

Please contact Beth Orebaugh, licensing inspector, if you have questions concerning this inspection, the licensing standards, and/or if you need any additional assistance at (540) 847-9173.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation and verification from staff and administrator, hazardous materials were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence:
1. In the Infant and Toddler classrooms, bleach solution was unlocked and hanging on the rack next to the diaper-changing table.
2. Hand sanitizer, rug cleaning product, and aerosol air freshener we unlocked in a cabinet in the toddler room. Each product stated: ?keep out of reach of children? and one or more of the following: danger; caution; warning; flammable; harmful if swallowed; causes burns; vapor harmful and poison.
3. Staff and administrator verified that the hand sanitizer, rug-cleaning product, aerosol air freshener, and bleach solution were not in a locked location.

Plan of Correction: Provider will ensure hazardous materials are locked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on a review of medication for children, medication policies and procedures, and an interview with the administrative staff, the centers policies and procedures for administering medication did not include a method to prevent use of outdated medication.

Evidence:
1. The center?s policies and procedures did not contain a method to prevent the use of outdated medication.
2. Administrative Staff confirmed that methods to prevent use of outdated medication was not included in the center?s policies and procedures.

Plan of Correction: Provider stated that she would have new methods written and put into her staff handbook by the time she returned back from vacation, if not before she leaves.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on a review of staff records, and verification from administrator, the center failed to ensure that an out of state abuse and neglect search was requested within thirty days of employment.

Evidence:
1. An out of state abuse and neglect search was not requested for Staff #1. Date of hire for Staff #1 was 08/06/2019.
2. Administration stated that she was under the impression that the Fingerprint check now covered the out of state abuse and neglect search.
3. Administration verified that the out of state abuse and neglect search request had not been submitted within the required time period.

Plan of Correction: Provider stated that she was going to make contact on 12/13/2019 with the appropriate state to make a request.

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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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