Translation Disclaimer

Agencies | Governor
Search Virginia.Gov
staff of hermes icon

Access the Virginia Department of Social Services' dedicated page for guidance and resources related to COVID-19.

Click Here»

Click Here for Additional Resources
Search for Child Day Care
|Return to Search Results | New Search |

La Petite Academy #7138
715 Little Back River Road
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 850-0471

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: Aug. 8, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on August from approximately 1:55am to 5:15pm . At the time of entrance there were approximately sixty -eight children and ten staff members present with children. Administrative staff was available. The sample size consisted of 6 children's records, 6 staff records, 4 medication and 4 injury reports. Children were observed during classroom activities, diapering, story time, arts and crafts and rest time. Exit interview was conducted with the Assistant Director.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on 1 of 6 staff records reviewed, the licensee did not obtain documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening within 21 days after employment. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 2, 2017, staff#1 (Date of hire (DOH) June 27, 2017) did not have documentation of a tuberculosis screening.

Plan of Correction: Management will be trained on setting up an improved system for file management on or before 8/22/17.. DM will review spreadsheet quarterly for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on 1 of 6 records review, the licensee did not ensure that staff had an updated TB test within two years since the last test. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, staff #3 last TB test documentation was 11/16/2014.

Plan of Correction: Please see 160-A. TB test will be requested and received on or before 8/14/17.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on 1 of 6 children's records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure each child enrolled had a record which contained all required information. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, the following child #1 record did not contain completed address for both emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: All children are required to have a paperwork appointment and management is to ensure that all required information is received prior to enrollment. Management is to have all children's files reviewed and audited for compliance by 9/1/17.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on 1 of 6 staff records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure each staff record contained all required documentation. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, in the record for staff #4 ( hire date June 21, 2017) there was not documentation of emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: Required information will be obtained from the employee on or before 8/9/17. Moving forward no employee will be allowed to start without all required paperwork being complete. Center Director is to review for completion prior to putting the employee on the schedule.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on interview and observation, the licensee did not ensure children under 10 years of age are always within actual sight and sound supervision of staff, except while child is using the restroom provided staff can still hear the child and checks on the child after five minutes. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, in the two - year old classroom Staff #4 was in the bathroom area assisting three children . The licensing inspector observed four children napping who were not with in sight supervision of staff for approximately 3 to 4 minutes.

Plan of Correction: Staff and management will be retrained on or before 8/14/17 on how to manage the classroom to ensure sight and sound supervision at all times. School management is to observe for this daily to ensure compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on review, the licensee did not ensure that the center's procedures for administering medication was followed. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, the licensing inspector observed expired medication in the medication filing cabinet. Child #6 medication expired April 2017. The inspector requested to review the policy regarding preventing the use of outdated medication. The preventing use of outdated medication policy given by the Assistant director state, If medication is left on site more than 7 days after the end of the course of treatment and expired, medication must be disposed of . "

Plan of Correction: Center Director and Safety Captain will be retrained on the proper storage and disposal of all medications on or before 8/22/17. DM will review at least one a month during school visits for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that medication shall be labeled with the child's name, the name of the medication, the dosage amount, and the time or times to be given. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, the licensing inspector observed medication for child #8 not labeled with the name of the medication, name of the child, dosage amount and the time or times to be given.

Plan of Correction: All medication without proper labeling was returned to the parent the day of the visit. Management will not accept any medication from a parent without proper labeling as of 8/9/17. DM will review for compliance quarterly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that when an authorization for medication expires, the parent shall be notified that the medication needs to be picked up within 14 days or the parent must renew the authorization. Medications that are not picked up by the parent within 14 days will be disposed of by the center by either dissolving the medication down the sink or flushing it down the toilet. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, Child #7's medication authorization form expired 7/17/2017. The medication had not been returned to the parent or discarded of by the center, as it was observed in the medication file cabinet.

Plan of Correction: All expired medication was returned or disposed of the day of the visit. Management will audit the medication storage weekly to ensure no expired medication is kept on site. DM will review quarterly for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on review of emergency preparedness plan, the licensee did not ensure all procedural components were in the emergency preparedness plan. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, the following components of the emergency preparedness plan was missing evacuation primary and secondary egress and shelter in place primary and secondary means of egress and assembly points.

Plan of Correction: All emergency plans will be updated with this information on or before 8/22/17. Center Management is responsible for reviewing and updating plans monthly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-C
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place procedures/maps were posted in a location conspicuous to staff and children on each floor of each building. Evidence: During the inspection on August 8, 2017, shelter in place was not include on the map posted in the building.

Plan of Correction: Please see 550-B

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on 3 of 4 injury records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure there was written record of all required information for injury reports. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, injury documentation for July 12, 2017 and July 25, 2017 did not have documentation of future action to prevent reoccurrence of injury. Injury documentation for May 17, 2017 did not have documented how parent was notified , time of notification, and date the parent was notified.

Plan of Correction: Management will be retrained on the proper means of completing incident reports on or before 8/22/17. DM will randomely check incident reports quarterly to ensure compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on 1 of 6 staff records reviewed, the licensee did not ensure staff had a completed sworn statement or affirmation before they are employed or provide volunteer service. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, the record for Staff #6 did not have document accessible to verify a sworn statement or affirmation was completed.

Plan of Correction: All staff will have sworn disclosures completed during the interview process as required by company policy, effective 8/9/17. DM will request this form when approving pay rates, moving forward. This sworn will be redone by the employee on or before 8/9/17.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-1
Description: Based on review and interview 1 of 6 staff records, the center did not ensure staff had a criminal history record report within 30 days of employment or volunteer service. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on August 8, 2017, Staff #1 ( Date of Hire (DOH) June 27, 2017) and Staff #6 (DOH March 27, 2017) did not have documentation of criminal history record report results.

Plan of Correction: Management did have these, but they were not orderly in the file

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

Top

Thank you for visiting.
How was your experience?
X