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Easter Seals Child Development Center of Northern Virginia
300 Hunton Avenue
Falls church, VA 22046
(703) 534-5353

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Oct. 24, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
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:
Discussed VDSS Child Abuse and Neglect training, and upcoming merge of the standards.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:25am-2:45pm. There were 96 children (infants-5yrs.) supervised by 24 direct care staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records, 10 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in Spanish and soccer classes, playing with airplanes, learning about different foods, coloring, and playing with animals, Legos, connectors, cars, and in home-living. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was an abundance of books, toys, and materials, which were found to be developmentally appropriate for the children in care at the time of inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Anansa Archer-Hicks at (703) 268-3295, or anansa.archer-hicks@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 5 staff records did not contain documentation of a follow-up TB screening every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing. Evidence: Staff B's (date of hire: 4/1/2012) most recent documented TB screening was dated 7/26/2013 (expired: 7/26/2015).

Plan of Correction: The employee will be scheduled to complete their TB this week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, 6 of 10 children's records did not contain all of the required information. Evidence: 1. Child #1's (start date: 5/15/2018) record did not contain documentation of the child's proof of identification. 2. Child #3's (start date: 10/11/2018) record did not contain documentation of either parent's work telephone numbers. 3. Child #5's (start date: 2/23/2016) record did not contain documentation of the child's proof of identification. 4. Child #6's (start date: 5/1/2015) record did not contain documentation of mom's work telephone number, and parental acknowledgement of an annual review of emergency contact information. The most recent documented parental review of emergency contact information was dated 4/28/2015. 5. Child #8's (start date: 1/5/2015) record did not contain documentation of a physical form completed by a physician, and parental acknowledgement of an annual review of emergency contact information. The most recent documented parental review of emergency contact information was dated 9/3/2017. 6. Child #10's (start date: 8/15/2016) record did not contain documentation of parental acknowledgement of an annual review of emergency contact information. The most recent documented parental review of emergency contact information was dated 7/19/2016.

Plan of Correction: Notice is going out to parents by close of business today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, 3 of 11 classrooms did not maintain all areas and equipment in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence: 1. The Toddler 5 (children ages 16-24 months) had an area of chipped and peeling paint on the blue wall in the home-living area. 2. The Toddler 4 (children ages 16-24 months) had an area of chipped and peeling paint on the green wall. 3. The Two's 1 classroom (children ages 2-3 years) had areas of chipped and peeling paint on the wall by the diaper changing area.

Plan of Correction: By close of business today, we will put posters over the areas of chipped paint or move furniture to cover it. We will then have contractors come to repaint.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, 1 classroom did not ensure that hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: The Infant 3 classroom (children ages ) had 2 spray bottles with chemical solutions sitting on top of a shelf by the diaper changing area.

Plan of Correction: The cleaning solution spray bottles were locked up during the time of inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, 2 of 11 classrooms did not ensure that all electrical outlets had protective covers. Evidence: 1. The Toddler 4 classroom had an outlet above the counter that was uncovered. 2. The Infant 2 classroom had an outlet above the sink that was uncovered.

Plan of Correction: We will get outlets covered this evening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, 1 of 11 classrooms did not ensure that disposable diapers are disposed of in a leakproof or plastic-lined storage system that is either foot operated or used in such a way that neither the staff member's hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system during disposal. Evidence: The Toddler 1 classroom (children ages ) had a broken step-operated trashcan that did not open when stepped on.

Plan of Correction: The trashcan was replaced during the time of inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, 2 bottles were not dated and labeled with the child's name. Evidence: Child #1 (date of birth: 1/26/2018) had 2 bottles that were not labeled with the current date.

Plan of Correction: We spoke to mom today about adding the date to the bottle, and will send a reminder out to all parents today reminding them that everything needs to be dated.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 5 staff records did not contain documentation of completed fingerprint background check findings. Evidence: Staff B's (date of hire: 4/1/2012) record did not contain documentation of completed fingerprint background check findings.

Plan of Correction: We will have the employee schedule their fingerprinting today.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 2 staff records did not contain documentation of out-of-state central registry findings. Evidence: 1. Staff B's (date of hire: 4/1/2012) sworn disclosure statement (dated: 1/20/2018) indicated that the employee has lived in the District of Columbia (D.C.) within the last 5 years. Staff B's record did not contain documentation of central registry findings for D.C.

Plan of Correction: We will get the out-of-state CPS search out today.

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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