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Little Spats Preschool
429 East Church Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
(804) 824-6192

Current Inspector: Sharon Curlee (804) 662-9758

Inspection Date: Aug. 17, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

An announced initial inspection was conducted on August 17, 2015 to determine compliance with licensing standards. The inspection was initiated at 10 am and concluded at 12 pm. The inspection was conducted with the owner/ program director and an additional inspector. The facility plans to provide care to children ages two years to five years. Transportation will not be provided. Measurements of the facility were made to determine capacity. The calculation indicate a capacity of 16 children. Care will be provided in two rooms plus access to a small library room. Classrooms are equipped with a variety of age appropriate equipment and supplies including materials for gross motor, art, literacy, and dramatic play. Children will provide heir own meals. Medications will not be dispensed. Standards related to supervision and program could not be determined as the facility is not yet full operational. There were no children enrolled at the time of the initial inspection. Policies and procedures are in place. The emergency preparedness plan has been reviewed by the county authorities. Coverage of First Aid and CPR training were verified. The playground area was inspected. There is no climbing equipment as there is no resilient surfacing. A conditional (6 month) license will be recommended. An unannounced follow up inspection will be conducted within 60 days to determine compliance with standards not determined at the initial inspection If you have questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at 804-662-9758.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on review of staff records and interview, the facility di not have at least one staff member who had obtained within the last three years instruction in performing the daily health observation of children. Evidence: The record of staff #1 and Staff #2 did not have documentation of daily health observation training. Per the owner the training had not be obtained as of yet.

Plan of Correction: Per the owner: I will contact a trainer and obtain the daily health observation training immediately.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on observations, the facility did not obtain all required items for the first aid kit. Evidence: The facilities first aid kit did not include the required scissors, two triangular bandages, and thermometer.

Plan of Correction: Per the owner: I will purchase the missing items today for the first aid kit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure shelter-in-place procedures/maps were posted in a location conspicuous to staff and children on each floor of each building. Evidence: The facility had procedure/maps for the evacuation route however their was no indication of procedures for the shelter-in-place.

Plan of Correction: Per the owner: I will add the shelter-in-place procedures and map to the posted emergency plan on each floor of the building.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-F
Description: Based on observations, the facility did not have the regional poison control center's phone number posted in a visible place at each telephone. Evidence: There was no phone number listed for the regional poison control center near at each phone. The phone numbers for A 911 or local dial number for police, fire and emergency medical services was listed.

Plan of Correction: Per the owner: I will add the phone number of the regional poison control center to the emergency number list at each phone.


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. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.