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La Petite Academy - Church Road
12484 Church Road
Richmond, VA 23233
(804) 360-4994

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 840-8245

Inspection Date: Oct. 26, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

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

A monitoring inspection was initiated on October 26, 2021 and concluded on October 26, 2021. The director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 65 children present, ranging in ages from 6 months to 5 years, with 14 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, medication, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of 4 child records and 4 staff records were reviewed.

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

New requirements became effective on October 13, 2021. The facility has not yet [fully] complied with the following requirement(s): Written procedures for the prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma, coping with crying, safe sleep practices, and sudden infant death syndrome (8VAC20-780-40) and Emergency Preparedness (8VAC20-780-550). The facility is to review the new requirements and work with their assigned inspector to ensure future compliance.

Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and return it to me within 5 business days from today. Please specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-4
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview on October 26, 2021, the center did not ensure to obtain a copy of the results of a criminal history record check and sex offender registry check from any state in which the employee has resided in the preceding five years by the deadline of December 31, 2020 for employees hired prior to July 1, 2020.
Evidence: 1. The record of Staff #3 (DOH 7/1/18) contained documentation of an out-of-state sex offender registry check dated 4/22/21.
2. Administration acknowledged the checks were not completed by the deadline.

Plan of Correction: Staff admin will ensure all new hires will obtain background checks timely.

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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