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Children of America - Sterling
46586 S. Cottage Road
Sterling, VA 20164
(571) 926-9324

Current Inspector: Whitney McGrath (571) 835-4717

Inspection Date: March 21, 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.

Comments:
Today an unannounced Monitoring Inspection took place between the hours of 10:40am and 2:00pm. At the start of the inspection there were a total of 58 children with 11 staff; all ratios were incompliance. A total of 5 children?s files and 5 staff files were reviewed. The children were observed working on a painting craft, being read to and playing in the indoor play room. Five medications and authorizations were reviewed. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at whitney.mcgrath@dss.virginia.gov. Thank you for your cooperation during this inspection.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, staff did not resubmit the results of a follow-up tuberculosis (TB) every two years. Evidence: Staff #5's most recent TB screening is dated 7/12/2016.

Plan of Correction: If an updated screening was not done, we'll get a new screening scheduled today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records did not contain all required information. Evidence: Child #1 record did not contain the parents work contact information, addresses for either emergency contacts or the child's first date of attendance.

Plan of Correction: I'll call the family today as well as make a note in their tadpole account that we need an update.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, staff records did not contain all required information. Evidence: Staff #1 file does not contain an address for their emergency contact or documentation of orientation. Staff #4 file does not contain documentation of two references.

Plan of Correction: I'll reach out to the staff to let them know of the missing items.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-D
Description: Based on observation, cleaning materials were stored above food and single-service articles. Evidence: Liquid hand soap was above an open bag of pretzels and paper plates in the cabinet's over the counter in the Preschool 1A classroom.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: Based on observation, medications were not labeled with the child's name. Evidence: Child #2 and Child #6's emergency medication's were not labeled with the children's names.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected during the inspection.

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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