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Acton Academy Hampton Roads
516B Albemarle Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 410-5704

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: Sept. 22, 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 LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
1. New background check requirements were reviewed to include the current sworn statement of affirmation and out of state CPS check requests for any staff who have resided in another state within the past five years. 2. All staff are required to report any suspicion of abuse & neglect within 24-hours of having suspicion of abuse/neglect. 3. The licensing process and inspection protocol was discussed. 4. General Procedures and Information for Licensure was reviewed - specifically the posting of the current license and the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility. The following areas of CDC standards were reviewed with the administrator: 1. Standard 350.E.7 (balanced mixed age group ratio) was reviewed in addition to the definition of balanced mixed age groupings. 2. Standard 210.A.4 - Program leader qualifications 3. Standard 70.A - Staff records shall contain all of the required elements of 1 -8. 4. Standard 270.A - Building maintenance - the missing brick at the playground exit steps should be replaced before this becomes a safety hazard. Additionally, the hole near the playground slide should be filled in to avoid a trip hazard. 5. Standard 330.B - Resilient surfacing is needed around the outdoor play structure (castle/slide/swings) Fall zones and resilient surfacing discussed & area measured. The administrator has stated this structure will not be used by children in the licensed program until resilient surfacing is added. The same technical assistance was provided for the small "step two" slide. ++Use (fall) zones and resilient surfacing information is located in the appendix of the CDC standards. (Attachment VII) 10. Standard 580 - Transportation and field trips 11. Standard 440.E - Cot spacing 12. Standard 380.A - There shall be a posted daily schedule 13. Standard 550.C - Shelter-in-place maps shall be posted in a location conspicuous to staff and children.

Comments:
An announced initial inspection was conducted on 09/22/2017 from 9:30am - 1:00pm. There were no children in care as the facility is not open. Child day center standards in the areas of staff-to-child ratio, supervision, care of children, behavior guidance, hand washing, nutrition, napping, program & activities and outdoor play could not be determined at there are no children in care. Indoor and outdoor space that will be utilized by children was measured and inspected. The inspector reviewed the following: physical plant, outdoor play area, written policies & procedures & forms, equipment, emergency supplies, four children's records and background checks for staff.

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.

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