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First Discovery Academy
338 Oyster Point Road
Newport news, VA 23602
(757) 882-1000

Current Inspector: Cassie Anderson-Leichty (757) 409-4668

Inspection Date: March 3, 2020

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:

Technical Assistance:
Discussed diapering procedures with the facility.

An unannounced complaint investigation was initiated in the facility on March 3, 2020, regarding special care provision and emergency . Interview with staff members was conducted . Based on a interviews during investigation, a preponderance of evidence does support the allegation, therefore the complaint is determined VALID.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure when a child's clothing or diaper becomes wet or soiled, the child would be cleaned and changed immediately.

Evidence: Staff #1 stated that when arrived from break child #1's clothing was wet from urine from approximately 2:40 pm - 3:45 pm when child was picked up. Staff #1 stated Assistant Director was contacted to call parent because there was no clothing to change the child into.

Plan of Correction: All parents will be reminded of the policy that two pairs of clothing need to be provided. If not provided care will be denied. Parent's will be reminded that emergency contact information needs to be update and if immediate family is unable to be reached and emergency contact will be called.

A training with staff about all diapering procedures.
Will retrain on procedures if a child does not have clothing and safety procedures of classroom.


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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