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La Petite Academy
25 Travis Lane
Stafford, VA 22556
(540) 720-0004

Current Inspector: Laura Brindle (540) 905-2062

Inspection Date: June 24, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
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 6/24/20 and concluded on 6/25/20. The person in-charge was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 14 children present and five staff. The inspector emailed the provider a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed two children?s records and two staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete. Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

Please complete the "Plan of Correction" and "Date to be Corrected" areas on the Violation Notice for each violation cited and return to me by close of business on 7/3/2020. Plans of correction should include steps to correct the noncompliance with the standard, and measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again.

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

If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Laura Brindle, at laura.brindle@dss.virginia.gov or 540-905-2062.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of two children's records, the center did not obtain all required documentation for a child's record. Evidence: The record for Child A did not contain documentation of either parent's work phone number or the place of employment for one parent.

Plan of Correction: Information was updated.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-4
Description: Based on staff interview, a child for whom emergency medications have been prescribed was not always in the care of a staff member who has received training in medication administration. Evidence: 1. There is an epi-pen on site for Child B, with a dairy allergy, but only one staff member has Medication Administration Training (MAT) and that staff member is out of the building for the week of June 22-26, 2020.

Plan of Correction: MAT renewal for Director and MAT training for other staff has been scheduled for 7/7/20. We will attempt to bring back another staff who has the training until then.

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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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