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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: July 8, 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)

Technical Assistance:
The following was discussed with the Assistant Director, who was the designated person in-charge during the inspection: 22VAC40-185-(7)-540-B Each first aid kit shall be easily accessible to staff but not to children.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:45am-12:30pm. A sample of 2 staff and 4 children's records were reviewed and there were no medications at the time of inspection. Children were observed on the playground and participating in learning centers. Babies were observed sleeping in cribs and playing on the floor with staff.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to provide documentation of an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction. Evidence: The last documented fire inspection provided at the time of inspection was dated 12/13/2014.

Plan of Correction: Fire inspection was completed on 7/11/16. To ensure compliance the fire inspections will be done timely the DM will be able to track and ensure supporting agencies are timely for follow up inspections.

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 the large composite play structure had peeling paint on the step leading to the main platform.

Plan of Correction: This work will be completed within 30 days. The opening teachers will complete the playground safety checklist and must report any deficiencies to management immediately. Management will then execute follow through within 24 hours with appropriate parties. Weekly management will complete a weekly playground safety checklist. DM will be inspecting upon visits to the school to ensure follow through.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on a record review the center failed to implement monthly practice evacuation drills. Evidence: The document the center uses to record fire drills did not have a drill recorded for the months of May or June 2016.

Plan of Correction: Drills were done,however were not logged on sheet. This information was updated on 7-8-2016. To ensure compliance DM will inspect all drill logs monthly to ensure drills are being done timely.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation the center failed to ensure the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility was posted in a conspicuous place in the center. Evidence: At the entrance of the building the acknowledgement for from the last inspection was posted, however the final inspection report to include the summary and inspection findings were not posted.

Plan of Correction: This was correctly posted on the day of the visit 7-8-16. To ensure future compliance DM will also inspect on visit to make sure visits are properly posted.

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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