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La Petite Academy #7134
1025 Plantation Lakes Circle
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 479-4812

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: May 11, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-80 SANCTIONS.
22VAC40-80 HEARINGS PROCEDURES.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An uannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 8:50am-11:15am. Upon arrival there were 47 children in care with 12 staff present. A sample of 3 staff and 4 children's records were reviewed. The center did not have any medication at the time of inspection. Children were observed playing in centers and on the playground. Infants were observed playing on the floor with staff.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to ensure each child had a physical exam under the direction of a physician. Evidence: Child #3, enrolled 05/06/15, did not have documentation of having a physical examination under the direction of a physician.

Plan of Correction: Child 3?s file will be complete with physical by 5/20/16. Going forward all new enrolling families will be required to have a paperwork appointment where all documents including physicals and shot records will be completed at this time. No family will start without having a complete file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to maintain all required information for each child enrolled. Evidence: Child #4, enrolled on 03/17/15, did not have documentation of the complete address for 2 emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: Child 4?s file will be complete 5/17/16. Going forward all new enrolling families will need to have a paperwork appointment where all documents and required enrollment information will be completed. No family will be started without the file being 100% complete.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to provide an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction. Evidence: The fire inspection provided by the director during the inspection was dated 03/30/15.

Plan of Correction: The fire dept has been called to do their mandatory inspections and they will be out as soon as possible due to short staffing. Management will follow up to ensure this is complete and if not it will be escalated to DM.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, were maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: On the playground there was peeling paint on the outside of the slide shoot, in reach of the children.

Plan of Correction: This work will be completed within 30 days. Going forward opening teachers will complete a daily playground checklist and will report any deficiencies immediately to management. Management will also do a weekly walkthrough to ensure all areas are maintained in a safe condition.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In the infant room there was a spray bottle of bleach in an unlocked closet.

Plan of Correction: All staff will be retraining on locking up hazardous chemicals by 5/19/16.

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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