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Foundations Learning Academy at Midlothian
3700 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 231-2149

Current Inspector: Heather Dapper (804) 625-2304

Inspection Date: Dec. 20, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on Friday, December 20, 2019 to determine the center's compliance with licensing standards. The inspector arrived at 9:23 AM and concluded the inspection at 2:35 PM. The census for today's inspection consisted of 41 children. During the inspection, children were playing with musical instruments, reviewing colors and shapes, coloring, working puzzles, reading, getting diapers changes, bathroom breaks, washing hands, eating lunch and napping. Children's equipment, learning materials, indoor and outdoor space, restrooms, first aid kit and the nonmedical emergency supplies were reviewed. Medication is administered and medication, authorization forms and allergy plans were reviewed. Five children's records and five staff records, annual fire and health inspections, fire drill, shelter in place drill and lockdown drill logs, daily attendance and all required postings were reviewed.

The director was available for the inspection and was present at the exit interview at which time inspection findings were reviewed and an Acknowledgement of Inspection form was signed and left with the licensee. Violations were cited and can be found in the violation notice.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation listed on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from receipt. Your plan of correction should contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard(s); 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person(s) responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventative measures. Please do not use staff names; list staff by positions only.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Heather Dapper, at (804) 662-7014.

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

Evidence:
1. On the playground, a toddler climber had soft vinyl blocks on the floor of the climber. The vinyl was torn in five different areas with exposed foam. Children have access to the toddler climber.
2. The director stated that the equipment is considered broken.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that all hazardous substances such as cleaning materials, insecticides, and pesticides shall be kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence:
1. In classroom #1, one aerosol spray can of glass cleaner labeled "warning" and "Hazardous" was on the bottom shelf of an unlocked cabinet. Children in this classroom are under two years of age.
2. In classroom #4, one can of Lysol disinfectant spray labeled "Danger," "Hazards to humans" and "Keep out of reach of children" was on the bottom shelf in an unlocked cabinet. Children in the classroom are three years of age.

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

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center did not obtain satisfactory results of a fingerprint-based national criminal background check prior to the first day of employment.

Evidence:
The record for staff #1 (date of hire 01/02/2019) had fingerprint results dated 01/24/2019.

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

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