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LeafSpring School at Charter Colony
825 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114
(804) 594-0561

Current Inspector: Lynn Powers (804) 662-9790

Inspection Date: May 1, 2017

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 LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced renewal inspection Monday, May 1, 2017 from approximately 10:10am to 1:30pm.

The following ratios were observed with a total of 59 children present during the inspection:
Young Infants - 5 children with 2 staff
Middle Age Infants - 7 children with 2 staff
Older Infants (Red Room) - 7 children with 2 staff
Transitional Toddlers (Red Room) - 3 children with 1 staff
Twos (Orange Room) - 8 children with 1 staff
Twos & Threes (Yellow Room) - 7 children with 1 staff
Threes (Green Room) - 6 children with 1 staff
Threes & Fours (Blue Room) - 9 children with 1 staff
Fours & Fives (Purple Room) - 5 children with 1 staff
Get Well - 2 children with 1 staff

The children and staff were engaged in a variety of activities when the licensing inspector arrived. Infants were observed playing on the floor with their teachers, having their diapers changed, having books read to them and sleeping in their cribs, sitting in swings and being held while being fed bottles. The Toddlers were observed having books read to them, washing hands and eating lunch. The Twos and Threes classrooms were observed singing songs and eating lunch. The Threes were observed working puzzles, creating a Mexican flag, playing in housekeeping, learning the letter of the week and having a story read to them. The Fours and Fives were observed creating a pi?ata out of paper mache, working floor puzzles and playing outside. Lunch consisted of chicken, bacon, lettuce and ranch wraps, cantaloupe, pineapples and milk. All areas of the center including classrooms, hallways, kitchen, playgrounds, and bathrooms were inspected. The center was equipped with toys and supplies and items were available to the children.

The following information was reviewed: injury reports, daily sheets, daily attendance, Infant feeding schedules, practiced emergency drill logs, parent agreements, staff training information and liability insurance. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Medication is administered and medication and authorization forms were reviewed.

Last documented health inspection: 12/05/2016 Last documented fire inspection: 11/18/15

During the inspection, five children's records and nine employee records were reviewed.

The risk profile tool will be used for the licensing recommendation by the licensing department. The renewal application was received prior to the expiration of the current license. Until the new license is received, the provider is legally operating. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Lynn Powers at (804) 662-9790.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on review of five children's records, one child began attending the center before immunization records were obtained.

Evidence:
During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the record for Child #1 (enrollment date 02/27/17) contained documentation of immunizations dated 02/28/17. Records of immunizations are required to be received prior to the child attending the center.

Plan of Correction: Per management - We will make sure the staff are trained on proper record keeping.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, not all prepared bottles located in the refrigerator were labeled with the date. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed three prepared bottles located in the refrigerator in the Young Infants classroom that were not dated.

Plan of Correction: Per management - The bottles belonged to a newer family. We will review with them the need to date the bottles.

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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