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La Petite Academy - Dumfries
17040 Jefferson Davis Highway
Dumfries, VA 22026-2112
(703) 221-5678

Current Inspector: Donna Liberman (540) 359-5244

Inspection Date: Aug. 25, 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.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. with the director. 64 children, ages 3 months through 10 years old, were under the care and supervision of eight staff. Children were observed napping, reading, eating lunch, and playing "Simon Says." Lunch served today was pizza, corn, pears, and milk. Required information was posted. Both the health and fire inspections are current. There were no new medications to review. The last emergency escape drill was 8/11/17. The last shelter-in-place drill was 3/8/17. Six children's and four staff records were reviewed. An annual subsidy health and safety inspection (SHSI) was also conducted (see separate report dtd 8/25/17). For any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector Marty Quade at (540) 272-5065 and Marty.Quade@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on review of six children?s records, the center did not obtain documentation of updated immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: Child C's (date of birth: 8/12/13) last documented immunizations were dtd 10/19/13.

Plan of Correction: Recent immunizations will be requested from the parent today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of six children's records, the center did not have documentation of a physical in each child's file prior to or within 30 days of first attendance. Evidence: Child B's (date of first attendance: 7/10/17) record did not have documentation of a physical.

Plan of Correction: The physical examination will be requested from the parents today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-B
Description: Based on review of six children's records, the center did not obtain a physical examination for a child within the prescribed time period prior to attendance. Evidence: Child C's (date of birth: 8/12/13, date of first attendance: 8/8/16) physical examination was dated 10/24/13. The physical examination obtained for children two years through five years of age must be within 12 months prior to attendance.

Plan of Correction: A recent physical examination will be requested from the parent.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-150-A
Description: Based on review of six children's records, the center did not have immunization documentation that was signed or stamped by a doctor, his designee, or local health department official. Evidence: Child B's record had documentation of immunizations printed off the doctor's website that were not signed or stamped.

Plan of Correction: Signed or stamped immunization documentation will be requested from the parents from the next baby wellness check.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of four staff records, the center did not have documentation of a tuberculosis (TB) test or screening for staff within 21 days of hire or within 12 months prior to hire. Evidence: Staff C?s (hired 5/16/17) record did not have documentation of a tuberculosis test or screening.

Plan of Correction: Staff C will get a TB test today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of six children's records, the center did not maintain complete records. Evidence: Child A's (date of first attendance: 7/24/17) record was missing names, addresses, and phone numbers of two emergency contacts. Child C's (date of first attendance: 8/8/16) record was missing a name, address, and phone number for a second emergency contact, work phone numbers for both parents, and documentation of viewing proof of the child's identity and age.

Plan of Correction: The missing information will be requested from the parents today by phone or in person at pick-up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on review of four staff records, the center did not have a completed sworn disclosure statement for each staff prior to date of hire. Evidence: Staff B?s (hired 12/5/16) and Staff C's (hird 5/16/17) records did not include signed, sworn disclosure statements.

Plan of Correction: Staff B and Staff C signed sworn disclosure statements during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on review of four staff records, the center did not have an original criminal history record report within 30 days of employment of a staff member. Evidence: Staff A's (hired 7/7/17) and Staff C's (hired 5/16/17) records did not include returned, original criminal history record reports. Staff B's (hired 12/5/16) returned, original criminal history record report was dated 4/8/17.

Plan of Correction: Some background checks were returned to the corporate office. The director will retrieve these.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of four staff records, the center did not have an original central registry report within 30 days of employment of a staff member. Evidence: Staff A (hired 7/7/17) and Staff C (hired 5/16/17) did not have returned, central registry reports in their records. Staff B's (hired 12/5/16) central registry check was dated 2/4/17.

Plan of Correction: The director will call to check on the status of these reports.

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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