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Finding Dreams in Children
3501 Fairfax Drive
Plaza Level
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 516-1223

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: March 14, 2019

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted from 11:00 am-2:20pm. 78 children were in care with 17 staff members present. Children were observed engaged in group activities, including Spanish curriculum lessons, playing outside, reading books and art/crafts projects. 5 staff and 5 children records, medications, emergency drill records, and first aid kit were reviewed. The lunch menu included black beans, corn, chicken quesidillas, green beans, fruit and milk. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-4718.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas inside the center were not maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. In the Preschool classroom, peeling paint was found on the blue wall by the sink. 2. In the K-Prep classroom, the baseboard by the glass doors facing the playground was coming away from the wall.

Plan of Correction: A work order will be placed for all maintenance work.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: Based on observation, materials used for children were not age appropriate. Evidence: In the Two's-2 classroom water beads were used by the children. Product details for the water beads indicate that they are not to be used by children under the age of 3 years.

Plan of Correction: The water beads will no longer be used by the 2 year old children.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not obtain out of state central registry findings for staff that has resided outside the state of Virginia in the last five years. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 was hired on 11/27/18. The out of state central registry form for Maryland was mailed for Staff # 1 on 11/29/18. The results were not obtained within 45 days and no follow up was done to inquire about the results. 2. Staff # 2 was hired on 1/7/19. The out of state central registry form for Maryland was mailed for Staff # 2 on 1/17/19. The results were not obtained within 45 days and no follow up was done to inquire about the results. 3. Staff # 3's out of state central registry form for Washington DC (DC) was re-sent on 9/27/18, after no results were obtained in the first attempt. Staff # 4 conducted the first follow up on 10/22/18. An additional follow up was not conducted to inquire about the results. The results have not been obtained. 4. Staff # 5 's out of state central registry for DC for re-sent on 12/3/18, after no results were obtained in the first attempt . Staff # 4 did not conduct a follow up to inquire about the results. The center has not yet obtained the out of state central registry results for Staff # 5.

Plan of Correction: The agencies will be called as a follow up. If needed, new forms will be submitted.

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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