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Kingdom Kidz Academy LLC
4820 Finlay Street
Henrico, VA 23231
(804) 322-7100

Current Inspector: LaTasha Smith (804) 588-2362

Inspection Date: June 23, 2022

Complaint Related: Yes

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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

Comments:
An unannounced complaint inspection was conducted on-site on June 23, 2022. The complaint investigation concluded on August 1, 2022. A complaint was received by the department regarding allegations in the area of supervision of children. The director was available during the investigation. There were 21 children present, ranging in ages from 11 months to 4 years old, with 3 staff supervising. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of physical plant, staffing and supervision, and special care and emergencies, and nutrition. A total of 8 children's records were reviewed and 5 staff records were reviewed.

The evidence gathered during the investigation supported the allegation of non-compliance with standards or law and violations were issued. Any violations not related to the complaint but identified during the course of the investigation can be found on the violation notice.

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 #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview, the center did not obtain results of a check of the out-of-state sex offender registry prior to employment for each employee .
Evidence: The record of staff #1 (hired 6/6/22) did not contain documentation of an out-of-state sex offender search. Staff #1 indicated living in another state in the previous 5 years on the staff's sworn disclosure statement. Administration acknowledged the out-of-state background checks was not completed.

Plan of Correction: When hiring potential staff from out-of-state Director will have documents before 1st day of work.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-60-C-2
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center did not ensure that each staff record reviewed contained a central registry finding within 30 days of employment.
Evidence: The record of staff #4 (hired 12/2/21) did not contain documentation of a central registry finding.

Plan of Correction: Center Director will ensure central registry will be in the file within 30 days.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-150-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of children's records, the center did not ensure that immunizations received shall be signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of the local health department.
Evidence: 1. The records of child #2 (enrolled 6/21/22), child #3 (enrolled 6/15/22), and child #8 (enrolled 3/22/22) contained documentation of immunizations that were not signed by a physician, his designee, or an official of a local health department.

Plan of Correction: Director will ensure all documents will be signed by physician.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of staff records the center did not ensure each staff submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children. The tuberculosis screening must be completed within the last 30 calendar days prior to beginning employment.
Evidence: 1. The record of staff #1 (hired 6/6/22) contained documentation of a tuberculosis screening dated 3/6/22. 2. The record of staff #5 (hired 6/1/22) contained documentation of a tuberculosis screening dated 6/28/22.

Plan of Correction: New staff will have TB test results on start date.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-240-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of staff records and interview, the center did not ensure that staff shall complete orientation training in subsection C of this section prior to the staff member working alone with children and no later than seven days of the date of assuming job responsibilities.
Evidence: 1. The record of staff #1 (hired 6/6/22) did not contain documentation of orientation being completed. Administration stated the orientation was not done.

Plan of Correction: Director will conduct and complete orientation 1st day of starting.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-F
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation and interview on June 23, 2022, the center did not ensure that children under 10 years of age shall always be within actual sight and sound supervision of staff.
Evidence: 1. An outside witness reported children being left alone in their rooms and that administration's response to this is that the children can be viewed on the camera system.
2. Administration was observed as being within staff-to-children ratio of the 4 year old classroom upon inspector's arrival. During the inspection, administration was observed leaving the 4 year old classroom, and entering the center's office across the hallway. Administration entered the office and was behind the desk, out of sight and sound of the 9 children left in the 4 year old classroom. When asked about not being within actual sight and sound supervision of the children, administration said that she can view the children via video on her computer and pointed to the classroom showing on the screen. Administration also reported utilizing a cell phone to view the cameras when needed. From the position of the desk and computer in the center's office there is no actual sight and sound of the classroom across the hallway that houses the 4 year old classroom.

Plan of Correction: Children will walk with teacher when leaving the classroom. The Director will hire enough teachers to have a floater on-site to be in classroom with children.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-350-B-1
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observation and interview on June 23, 2022, the center did not ensure to maintain the required ratio of one staff to every four children ages birth to 16 months.
Evidence: In the infant room there was one staff member with five infants. Administration acknowledged the infant room was out of ratio.

Plan of Correction: Two teachers will be present when having five children birth to 16 months.

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.

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