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Minnieland Academy @ Belmont #43
43900 Russell Branch Parkway
Ashburn, VA 20147
(571) 442-8358

Current Inspector: Pamela Sneed (804) 629-2691

Inspection Date: Aug. 18, 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
? 63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
? 8VAC20-790 Subsidy Regulations.

Technical Assistance:
1. Reviewed background check requirements.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted at 10:30am. Observed 27 children + 5 direct-care staff + 3 additional staff preparing lunch and covering classes as needed. Ratios were in compliance at the time of inspection. Children were observed participating in a magic show, while infants were being held and napping. The facility was found to be clean and well supplied with toys and equipment for the children. Questions about this inspection may be directed to pamela.sneed@doe.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22.1-289.035-B-4
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 5 staff records did not include a required background check that was to have been completed prior to the 1st day of employment. Evidence: Staff #1 ? There was no documentation of a completed out-of-state sex offender registry check. Date of hire 6/6/22.

Plan of Correction: The inspector showed the Director how to obtain the sex offender registry check, and it was completed during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-210-A
Description: Based on records reviewed and observations made, it was determined 2 of 5 staff records did not include documentation needed to qualify them for the Lead Teacher positions they were working. Evidence: Staff #9 ? There was no documentation of the staff person having a high school diploma. Date of hire was 4/9/18.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-210-A-4
Description: Based on records reviewed and observations made, it was determined that 1 of 5 staff records did not include documentation needed to qualify them for the Lead Teacher position they were working. Evidence: Staff #5 ? There was no documentation of the staff person having a minimum of 6 months supervised program experience. Date of hire was 5/16/22.

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

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-290-A-3
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that electrical outlets did not have protective covers. Evidence: Outlets in 1 of 5 classrooms, in the hallways, and lobby area did not have protective covers.

Plan of Correction: The outlet in the classroom was covered during the inspection.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-340-D
Description: Based on observations made and records reviewed, it was determined that 2 of 5 classrooms/groups of children were not supervised by a Lead qualified staff person.

Evidence:

1. The infant room/group and school-age room/group were not supervised today by a staff person with documented qualifications to work as a Lead Teacher.
2. While there were Lead qualified staff in the building, they were assigned to another class/group, or were covering other classes/groups.

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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