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Kiddie Academy of Leesburg
400 Sycolin Rd SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 771-9871

Current Inspector: Tameika King (804) 629-7486

Inspection Date: Sept. 22, 2017 and Sept. 29, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
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:
The center is undergoing a change of sponsorship. Therefore, an initial inspection was conducted to issue a new license. It should be noted that the old license was under the subsidy program. Please, contact subsidy to inform them of this change in order to ensure a smooth transition between licenses. Our contact is Richmond is Debra Burns at (804) 726-7090. On the date of inspection the following background checks have been sent: CPS - All Staff #1 - #20, CRC - All Staff #1 - #20, and out of state CPS checks from: West Virginia (for Staff #3, and Staff #10). The new license will not be issued until the documentation for the CPS checks from North Carolina (for both Board Members #1 and #2) are obtained and reviewed by the Division of Licensing. Also, based on the determination of the Health Department a REPORT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION INSPECTION was not needed. An e-mail from a representative of the Health Department will be attached, indicating this fact, to the initial application.

The following inspection took place between the hours of 10 am through 3:30 pm. Today, I met with the Staff of Kiddie Academy located in the town of Leesburg, Virginia. At the start of this announced initial inspection there were a total of 73 children with 14 classroom staff; good ratios in all 8 rooms. A total of 11 children?s files and all 20 staff files were reviewed. The children were engaged in the following: infant feeding, tummy time, diaper changing, books, center play within the classroom, large motor skills on the center playground, lunch, nap time, and other organized activities. If you should have any future questions, please call. Thank you. Charlie Perkins, Licensing Inspector (703) 309-3963

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on review, 1 of 11 children's files reviewed indicated that the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for a child under the age of two years. Evidence - 1. On the first date of inspection (09/22/2017), the most current immunization documentation on file for Child #3 was dated - 01/18/2017. 2. On the date of inspection, based on the information on file, Child #3 was under the age of two years.

Plan of Correction: An updated immunization page shall be obtained and placed on file for Child #3.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, a piece of equipment inside the center was not maintained in a safe condition. Evidence - 1. On the first date of inspection (09/22/2017), a cord to a radio was observed suspended between the wall to the half wall of the bathroom area of the Toddler room. While cord is taped in place, sections of the cord hang in mid air, accessible to the children in care. 2. A step stool was observed by the sink near where the cord is suspended. With the use of the stool, the children in care within the Toddler room could grasp this cord; pulling the radio down.

Plan of Correction: A shelf may be installed, and/or an extension cord could be added in order to tape all parts of the cord to the wall.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation, a staff person did not wash their hands with soap and running water after helping a child change their diaper. Evidence - 1. On the first date of inspection (09/22/2017), Staff #2 was observed changing a diaper within the Younger 2's room. Although she wore gloves, hand washing did not take place between the first and second child. 2. The child's hands were washed during this observation.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be instructed to wash hands.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the diapering surface was used for something else other than diapering or cleaning children. Evidence - 1. On the first date of inspection (09/22/2017), within the older 2's room, the changing table was observed with autumnal wall hangings being kept on top of the diapering area. 2. On the date of inspection, within the Toddler room, 2 plastic storage containers were observed on top of the diapering area.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on the first date of inspection. All items were relocated.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on review, 2 of 2 Board Members' files reviewed indicated that a needed background search outside the Commonwealth of Virginia was not conducted. Evidence - 1. On the first date of inspection (09/22/2017), it was indicated in a Sworn Disclosure Statement (SDS) completed by both Board Member #1, and Board Member #2 that both have lived outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia within the last 5 years. 2. The SDS for Board Member #1 was dated - 08/21/2017, and the SDS for Board Member #2 was also dated - 08/21/2017. 3. The SDS indicated that a CPS check from the State of North Carolina (form DSS-5268) will be needed for both Board Member #1 and #2.

Plan of Correction: The request form from North Carolina shall be printed out, completed, and sent off for both Board Member #1, and Board Member #2. Proof that the request has be made shall be sent to the Division of Licensing within 10 days.


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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