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Foundations Learning Academy at Midlothian
3700 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 231-2149

Current Inspector: LaTasha Smith (804) 588-2362

Inspection Date: May 2, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
8VAC20-780 Programs.
8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
8VAC20-820 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
A monitoring inspection was initiated on May 2, 2022 and concluded on May 3, 2022. There were 28 children present, ranging in ages from Infants to preschool, with nine 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 five child records and five 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.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-C
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center did not ensure that subsequent communicable tuberculosis (TB) screenings were conducted at least every two years from the date of the initial screening.

Evidence:
The record for staff #4 (date of last TB screening 05/03/19) did not have an updated TB. screening/test

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-E
Description: Based on review of policies and procedures, observation and interviews, the center failed to ensure that the center's activities, services, and facilities are maintained in compliance with these standards, the center's own policies and procedures that are required by these standards, and the terms of the current license issued by the department.

Evidence:
1. In class #2 and class #4 children were napping on cots without the supervision of a staff member.
2. The centers policies state that a staff member's job description includes ?Makes sure children are supervised when using any of the toys and equipment? and ?leaving children unattended for any reason any length of time will be grounds for immediate termination".

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-70
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that one of three staff records contained all of the required information.

Evidence:
The record of staff #1 (start date: 4/25/22) did not have the required reference checks.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B
Description: Based on review of staff records, the center did not ensure all staff received required training by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities.

Evidence:
The record for staff #1 (date of hire 04/25/22) does not have documentation of required training.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-245-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure annually that staff have a minimum of 16 hours of training appropriate to age of children in care.

Evidence:
1. The records for staff #2 (date of hire 9/20/10), staff #3 (date of hire 10/30/17) and staff #4 (date of hire 03/17/02) did not have documentation of 16 hours of annual training.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that children under 10 years of age always are within actual sight and sound supervision of staff.

Evidence:
1. In class #2, there were seven toddlers napping alone in the classroom when the inspector entered the classroom. The inspector did not observe any staff supervising the children in class #2.
2.In class #4, there were eight two year old's napping alone in the classroom when the inspector entered the classroom. Staff A stated, ?I just ran up there for a second? when returning to class #4 after approximately one minute.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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