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La Petite Academy #7140
1921 South Independence Boulevard
Virginia beach, VA 23456
(757) 471-6104

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: Aug. 2, 2021 and Aug. 12, 2021

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

Technical Assistance:
Reviewed background check requirements when staff transfer between different licensed programs.

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, documents review, interviews and virtual tour of the program.

A renewal inspection was initiated on 08/02/2021 and concluded on 08/12/2021. The director was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 45 children present with 7 staff. The inspector emailed the director a list of items required to complete the inspection. The inspector reviewed 6 staff records and 3 children's records submitted by the facility to determine if required documentation was complete.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on record review and interview, the center failed to obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years.

Evidence:
1. The most recent immunizations on file for child 1 were conducted on 12/30/2019.
a. Child 1 is now over the age of two years however, her immunizations were not updated once every six months as required for children under the age of two years.
2. Administrative staff confirmed that an updated immunization record had not been obtained for child 1.

Plan of Correction: Management will ensure all children's files will have correct records prior to starting. Management will audit files periodically to ensure updates to immunizations are updated timely. This file will be corrected by 8/20/2021. We will audit all children's files by 9/30 for the annual update.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on medication review, the center failed to ensure that medication procedures include duration of the parent's authorization for medication. Long-term over-the-counter medication may be allowed with written authorization from the child's physician and parent.

Evidence:
1. Written authorization is not on file for one emergency, over-the-counter , medication for child 2.
a. Administrative staff confirmed that written authorization was not available from the parent and physician.

Plan of Correction: Going forward management will ensure all medications have correct paperwork prior to child starting. Management will audit medication periodically to ensure compliance. DM will inspect periodically for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on medication review, the center failed to ensure that medication shall be labeled with the child's name, the name of the medication, the dosage amount, and the time or times to be given.

Evidence:
1. Four over-the-counter tablets, for child 2, were not labeled with the child's name. Additionally these tables were not labeled with any dosage amount or time to be administered.

Plan of Correction: Going forward management will ensure all medications have correct paperwork and labeling prior to child starting. Management will audit medication periodically to ensure compliance.

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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