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La Petite Academy #7144
3190 Lake Powell Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 253-1938

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: May 13, 2020

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.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, necessary due to a state of emergency health pandemic declared by the Governor of Virginia.

A monitoring inspection was initiated on May 13, 2020 and concluded on May 13, 2020. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 37 children present and 7 staff. The inspector emailed a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 3 children?s records and 3 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.


Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.


The Licensing Inspector has reviewed with the provider COVID-19 Essential Guidance for Child Care programs.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review the licensee did not ensure written information of receiving orientation training for required job position.

Evidence:
Staff #2 hire date 2/17/2020 did not have documentation of orientation completed.

Plan of Correction: Employee must sign off on and complete all day one orientation prior to returning to work. New management has been retrained on how to properly document all required training documents on day one of employment.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1721.1-B-3
Description: Based on review and interview, facility did not ensure there is a search of the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent maintained by any other state when an employee has lived outside the state of Virginia within the past 5 years.

Evidence: The record for staff #2 was reviewed. According the sworn statement or affirmation completed on 1/17/2020 , the individual lived outside of the state VA in the past five years. There is not a completed child abuse and neglect registry or documentation of the equivalent for the states in which the individual resided. Staff #2 hired date was 2/17/2020.

Plan of Correction: We have contacted this employee who is on COVID furlough to report to us within 5 business days to complete the missing documentation. Failure to do so, will result in termination. New management has been re-trained on how to properly conduct new hire orientation and ensure all documentation is present day one of employment.

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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