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Midlothian Children's Academy at Sommerville, Inc.
14330 Sommerville Court
Midlothian, VA 23113
(804) 897-9050

Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 662-9038

Inspection Date: Sept. 19, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted on Monday, September 19, 2016, from approximately 9:45am until 12:30p.m. Present today were: Two infants with one staff Twelve toddlers with three staff Nine two year old children with two staff Nine three year old children with one staff Twelve Pre-K children with two staff Children were observed using manipulatives, looking at books, playing with dolls, trucks and cars, and discussing shapes and colors. AM Snack: vanilla wafers and juice Lunch: Provided by each child's parent The last practice evacuation drill was conducted on 9/8/16. Four children's records and five staff records were inspected. Please complete the ?plan of correction? and ?date to be corrected? for each violation cited on the violation notice and returned it to me within 10 calendar days from today. You will need to specify how the deficient practice will be or has been corrected. Just writing the word ?corrected? is not acceptable. Your plan of correction must contain: 1) steps to correct the noncompliance with the standards, 2) measures to prevent the noncompliance from occurring again; and 3) person responsible for implementing each step and/or monitoring any preventive measures.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review of records, the center did not ensure all employees submitted the results of a follow-up tuberculosis screening at least every two years from the date of the last testing.
Out of five staff records inspected, Staff #2's tuberculosis screening expired 8/11/16.

Plan of Correction: Per Center: "We will review every staff file each month in a timely manner to ensure that we will not miss updating any documents."

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observations, the center did not ensure both children and staff washed their hands with soap and running water after changing a diaper. Evidence: The licensing inspector observed children in the two year old classroom and the toddler classroom who did not wash their hands with soap and water after diapering. A staff person was also observed not washing their hands after diapering a child in the two year old classroom.

Plan of Correction: Per Center: " I will be having a staff meeting to review hand washing procedures after diapering. I will also be observing teachers in the classrooms diapering and hand washing."

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observations, the center did not ensure the diapering surface was cleaned and sanitized after each use. Evidence: The licensing inspector observed a child being changed in the two year old classroom. The surface was not cleaned or sanitized after the diaper was changed.

Plan of Correction: Per Center: " We will have a staff meeting to review diapering changing and sanitizing procedures. Also, observing teachers in the classrooms."

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on inspection of records, the center did not ensure all individuals had completed background clearances before three years since the dates of the last sworn statement, most recent central registry finding and most recent criminal history record check report.
Out of five records inspected, Staff #1's sworn statement expired 9/17/15, the criminal record check expired 8/24/15 and the central registry finding expired 9/11/15.

Plan of Correction: Per Center: " I will review the director and owner's files every year to ensure all documents are updated every 3 years."

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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