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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: Sept. 22, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

An unannounced renewal inspection was initiated today at 2:15pm. The physical plant, 5 staff files, 5 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 37 children under the supervision of 6 staff. During the inspection, children were observed being fed (infants), listening to a book on tape, waking up from naptime, cleaning up for and eating afternoon snack (yogurt and rice krispies). For lunch, the children were served tuna noodle casserole, carrots, oranges and milk. The interactions between the children and staff were seen to be positive and constructive in nature. There are currently 5 staff certified in MAT (medication administration training). Should you have any questions, please contact me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 children's records does not have physical examination on file. Evidence 1. Child #4, who began care at the center on 5/24/17, does not have a physical exam on file.

Plan of Correction: The director will ask the parents for this.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on file review, 3 out of 5 children's records do not have all required information on file. Evidence 1. Child #3 has documentation of an allergy to walnuts and pecans. However, there is no action to take in case of an emergency due to this. 2. Children #4 and #5 do not have the name, address and phone number of 2 emergency contacts in case the parents cannot be reached. 3. Chid #5 does not have a work phone number and place of employment of each parent who has custody.

Plan of Correction: The director will have the parents complete this information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on file review, 1 out of 5 teachers does not have documentation to support meeting the qualifications to be a Program leader. Evidence 1. Staff #3 was promoted after working at the center for 5 months. She does not have documentation of having received one of the required education backgrounds.

Plan of Correction: The director is working on getting the documentation to verify that staff #3 is qualified.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-5
Description: Based on file review and interview, there is no staff on duty today who has obtained within the last three years instruction in performing the daily health observation of children. Evidence 1. The director stated that none of the staff present have attended this training within the past three years.

Plan of Correction: The director will look into attending this training.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on observations, there was 1 medication without a current medication authorization. Evidence 1. Child #6 requires albuterol sulfate while in care at the center. The medication authorization was effective for the 2016-17 school year.

Plan of Correction: The director will ask the parent for a new authorization form.


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