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Countryside Children's Academy
20890 Pidgeon Hill Drive
Sterling, VA 20165
(703) 450-8687

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: March 6, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

A Subsidy Health and Safety monitoring inspection was conducted on 3/6/2019 to review supplemental health and safety requirements. This inspection began at 10:35am and ended at 1:50pm. There were 11 staff with 50 children in 5 classrooms at the time of the visit. At the start of the inspection, children were observed making a Dr. Seuss snack, playing freely and eating lunch. Children's files, emergency preparedness procedures, fire drill log were reviewed. The physical plant and playground were inspected. There were no medications on site at this time. A licensing inspection was also conducted on this date; the two inspections combined cover all subsidy health and safety requirements. Only subsidy requirements that are not covered in licensing standards are reviewed during this supplemental inspection. Violations were found during the supplemental subsidy health and safety inspection requirements and are identified on the violation notice. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email with questions at:

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-540-A
Description: Based on record review, documentation of a TB screening provided by staff was not completed within 30 days prior to the first date of employment. Evidence: Staff #4 (date of hire: 2/1/42019) provided a TB screening that was dated 3/9/2018.

Plan of Correction: I'll let staff members know that if they're bringing a TB test from previous employment that it can't be more than 30 days old.

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-650-E
Description: Based on interview, the vendor has not developed a policy and procedure that describes how the vendor will ensure that each group of children receives care by consistent staff members. Evidence: Center management has confirmed that there is no policy in place to ensure consistent care by staff.

Plan of Correction: I'll create new policies and have them ready by the end of the week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-665-770-A
Description: Based on interview, the vendor does not have a procedure for the continuity of operations to ensure that essential functions are maintained during an emergency. Evidence: There is no policy to ensure continuity of essential functions during an emergency in the vendors Emergency Preparedness Plan.

Plan of Correction: I'll create new policies and have them ready by the end of the week.


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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