Five Star Academy Childcare
5916 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Current Inspector: James R Basham (804) 588-2370
Inspection Date: Sept. 2, 2021
Complaint Related: Yes
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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 complaint inspection was initiated on 09/08/2021 and concluded on 09/02/2021. A complaint received by the department regarding allegations in the areas center's policies. The director was contacted by telephone to conduct the investigation. The inspector emailed the director a list of documentation required to complete the investigation.
The evidence gathered during the investigation supported the allegations of non-compliance with standards or law and violations were issued.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E Complaint related: Yes Description: Based on interviews, the center failed to ensure that the center's activities comply with their own policies.
1. On July 23, 2021 child # 1 was picked up by a relative, staff person did not verify that the relative was on the child's pick up list or check the relative's identification. The center's policy is for all staff to check identification and the pick up list for any new person or unfamiliar person.
Plan of Correction: The director stated that the staff person is very much aware of the policy and will ensure that all staff are following the center's policies.
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