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La Petite Academy #7139
3903 Cedar Lane
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 483-4325

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date: May 26, 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 unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:30am-11:30am. Upon arrival there were 63 children in care with 11 staff present. A sample of 2 staff and 4 children's records were reviewed, in addtition to 2 medications. USDA requirements and portion sizes was reviewed and discussed. Children were observed playing in learning centers and outside conducting an experiment. Infants were observed sleeping in cribs, playing on the floor and being fed.

Violations:
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: The storage closet in the preschool room was unlocked. It contained a bottle of glass cleaner, peroxide cleaner and multi surface cleaner.

Plan of Correction: All chemicals were locked during the visit. Staff will all be retrained on proper chemical storage on or before 6/5/16. Management will observe daily for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure all requirements were met when providing meals or snacks. Evidence: The menu was not posted in a conspicuous area of the center where parents have access to it. The menu was posted on the inside of the kitchen door that was closed at the time of inspection.

Plan of Correction: Management moved menu the day of the visit. DM will review for compliance at all visits.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure all requirements were met when food is brought from home. Evidence: In the infant room there was an opened container of dry infant formula and 3 opened containers of puff snacks that were not labeled with a date.

Plan of Correction: Open food containers were labeled the day of the visit. Staff will all be retrained on or before 6/5/16 on proper food labeling. Center management and the Safety Captain will monitor daily for compliance.

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. 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.

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