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Cadence Academy Preschool
9807 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 834-0060

Current Inspector: Florence Martus (804) 389-0157

Inspection Date: Jan. 26, 2023

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.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on 1/26/2023 from 10:26 to 12:10pm. There were 80 children (Infant to 5yrs) directly supervised by 13 staff. The physical plant, 4 staff records, 5 children?s records, 4 children's medications and medication authorization records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in group play, listening to stories, playing outside, eating lunch, and preparing for and taking naps. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a sufficient supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor ( or 540-340-2672.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-C
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that at least every two years from the date of hte first initial screening or testing, or more frequently if recommended, staff members shall obtain and submit results of a follow-up TB screening.
Evidence: reviewed 4 staff records and found that Staff 3 and 4 did not have TB tested completed within 2 years of the first initial screening.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on 1/29/2023

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.
Evidence: observed the following:
1) in the Twos classroom, observed two holes in the wall at the far end of the room.
2) in the Toddler classroom, observed tears and cracks in the carpet and flooring causing a tripping hazard.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance has been contacted and it will be corrected by the end of March.

Standard #: 8VAC20-790-550-2-d
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that staff had current sworn statements on file.
Evidence: Reviewed 4 staff files and found that Staff 4 did not have documentation of a current sworn statement. It was last signed on 1/5/2018.

Plan of Correction: Corrected at the time of the inspection.


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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