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

Current Inspector: Michele Patchett (757) 439-6816

Inspection Date: Feb. 23, 2018

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 February 23, 2018 from approximately 7:50am to 1:30pm . At the time of arrival was thirty - eight children in care with 6 staff . Additional staff and children arrived during the inspection. The Licensing Inspector observed children arriving , coloring, reading , freely playing, eating breakfast and lunch, diapering, bathroom break, and story time. The sample size consisted of 8 children records and 7 staff records, three medications and five injury records. Areas of non-compliance was reviewed with the director. Exit interview was conducted with the Director.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on 5 of 7 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 February 23, 2018, the following records did not contain all required information: Child #1,child #3, child #4 , child #5 and #6 did not have the name of any additional programs that the child is concurrently attending. Child #4 did not include father's work place and phone number, father's home address, emergency contacts did not have address .

Plan of Correction: Management is being retrained on file management and support personnel will be on site the week of 3/12/18 to do a complete file audit and review for staff and children. All files will be updated and compliant on or before 3/29/18. Our corporate HR department is doing weekly random staff file verifications effective 3/5/18 and DM will be reviewing children's files during each visit until further notice.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation and inspection of the facility, the licensee did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside , shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on February 23, 2018, the licensing inspector observed paint chipping and pealing in the following ares of the building: -Toddler classroom, the door going to the outside play area -Two year old classroom, the window sills - Pre- K, the window sills and door frame

Plan of Correction: We are working in conjunction with our facilities department to ensure that these areas needing paint are repaired on or before 3/30/18.? Safety Captain will note all deficiencies moving forward and ensure that a timely work order is placed. DM will review all safety captain checklists monthly.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation , the licensee did not ensure children under 10 years of age always are within actual sight and sound supervision of staff, except that staff need only be able to hear a child who is using the restroom. Evidence: During the inspection on February 23, 2018, Licensing inspectors observed child #3 from 12:33- 12:38 in the restroom . There was no staff within actual sight and sound supervision of child.

Plan of Correction: All management and staff will be retrained on sight and sound supervision requirements as of 3/20/18. Both a senior manager and DM will be doing random monitoring visits weekly to ensure compliance as of 3/5/18.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation , the licensee did not ensure all children washed there hands before eating. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on February 23, 2018, the two year old classroom, four and five year old classroom and the three year old classroom did not wash there hands prior to eating breakfast.

Plan of Correction: Staff will all be retrained on proper handwashing techniques on 3/20/18. Management will observe daily for compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-A
Description: Based on observation, the licensee did not ensure the center had all first aid supplies. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on February 23, 2018, the center did not have tweezers. The center director was aware.

Plan of Correction: Management will ensure that tweezers are purchased and present on or before 3/10/18. Safety Captain is to note any missing items weekly, during first aid kit check, to management for purchase.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-B
Description: Based on record review, the licensee did not ensure emergency preparedness plan had all procedural components. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on February 23, 2018, the emergency preparedness plan was not update with the present emergency officer. The previous directors name was named the emergency officer.

Plan of Correction: New managers were retrained on this and were given updated plans. All staff were retrained on 3/5/18.

DM will review annually or as needed with updates, and ensure that all parents are receiving this information upon enrollment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-M
Description: Based on documentation reviewed, the licensee did not ensure the written record of children's serious and minor injuries included all the required information. Evidence: During the inspection on February 23, 2018, the 5 of 5 injury reports reviewed did not include the following: - November 29, 2017 , February 1, 2018 and February 5, 2018 injury record did not have future action to prevent recurrence of the injury. - The 2nd February 1, 2018 injury record did not have how parent was notified, time parent was notified and future action to prevent recurrence of the injury. - The 3rd February 1, 2018 injury record did not have staff witness and future action to prevent recurrence of the injury.

Plan of Correction: Managers were retrained on how to order the proper incident/accident report forms that are Virginia specific. All staff and management will be retrained on how to properly complete these forms on 3/20/18.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-K
Description: Base on observation, the licensee did not ensure the tables were sanitized before and after meals. Evidence: During the inspection conducted on February 23, 2018, the tables were not sanitized prior to eating in the two year old classroom, three year old classroom and four and five classroom. The three year old classroom used soap and water and did not sanitize. The 4 and 5 year old a tables were sprayed with sanitizer and wiped down . Program director stated she waited a few seconds and then wiped.

Plan of Correction: Staff and management will all be retrained by the DM on sanitation procedures on 3/20/18 . Management will then observe daily for compliance.

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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