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La Petite Academy-Ashburn
20110 Ashburn Village Boulevard
Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 729-0500

Current Inspector: Maria Robles-Lopez (703) 397-3827

Inspection Date: Aug. 25, 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.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was initiated today at 1:15pm. The physical plant, 5 staff files, 4 children's files, annual fire and health inspection, staff training, child nutrition, children's activities, medications, emergency procedures, drills and supplies were inspected today. There were 51 children under the supervision of 6 staff. During the inspection, children were observed enjoying free play, taking naps, listening to music, playing computer games and board games. For lunch, the children were served chicken salad snadwiches, tomatoes, tropical fruit and milk. The interactions between the children and staff were seen to be positive and constructive in nature. Should you have any questions, please contact me at mary.wizbicki@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on file review, the center failed to obtain additional TB test/screenings for 1 out of 5 staff every two years. Evidence 1. Staff #3 went on 8/17 to have a TB test completed. However, there is no documentation that he went back on 8/19 or 8/20 to have the results read to see if the test was positive or negative.

Plan of Correction: Staff #3 went back yesterday to get the test completed again. He will return tomorrow to get the test results.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on file review, 2 out of 4 children's records do not have all required information on file. Evidence 1. Children #2 and #4 only have 1 emergency contact in case the parents cannot be reached.

Plan of Correction: We will ask the parents for a second emergency contact to keep in file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on file review, the center failed to obtain all required information in each staff's record. Evidence 1. Staff #4 does not have documentation about any health problems which may interfere with fulfilling the job responsibilities.

Plan of Correction: This will be completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 staff files does not have documentation to support that she is qualified to be a Lead teacher. Evidence 1. Staff #5 has documentation of a high school degree. However, there is no other documentation on file which qualifies her to be a Lead teacher.

Plan of Correction: The director will talk to the staff about meeting the qualifications.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on observations and interview, there was a medication on -site without documentation of having parental permission. Evidence 1. Child #5 has an epi-pen on site in case of an emergency situation. The medication authorization form was not on-site.

Plan of Correction: The parent has not brought the authorization form into the center. We will remind him to do so.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-3-D
Description: Based on file review 1 out of 5 staff files does not have background checks completed before three years since the last checks were completed. Evidence 1. Staff #1's most recent completed criminal history record check (CRC) was last completed on 10/11/12. 2. Staff #3's most recent sworn disclosure statement (SDS) was last completed on 8/15/13.

Plan of Correction: The CDC was mailed out to be completed on 8/18/16. The SDS will be completed by the end of this week.

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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