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Keshet Child Development Center
758 23rd Street South
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 535-5525

Current Inspector: Tanya Johnson (571) 423-6392

Inspection Date: April 9, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

An unannounced mandatory inspection was conducted between 9:05am and 11:50am today. There were 14 children present with 3 staff, well with staffing guidelines. The children were engaged in centers, playing with puzzles and singing. Positive interactions were observed between the children and the staff. A complete inspections was done of the physical plant. In addition, staff/children's records, evacuation drills, safety procedures, attendance and safety supplies were reviewed. Areas of non compliance were listed on the Violation Notice. If you have any questions, please contact me at or at 571-423.6392.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's files, the center failed to maintain and keep at the center a separate and complete record for each child enrolled. Evidence: 1) Child #1 and child # 3's files were missing the first emergency contact address.

Plan of Correction: I will contact parents and get information and place in children;s files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, two of three staff records are incomplete. Evidence: 1) Staff 2 and #3's files do not have documentation of 2 employment references.

Plan of Correction: We will get references and place them in our files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that electrical outlets were to have protective covers that are of a size that cannot be swallowed by children. Evidence: 1) There was one protective cover missing in the entry hallway. 2) There was one protective cover missing in the 2 year old classroom. 3) There was one protective cover missing in the first bathroom.

Plan of Correction: I will replace them.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that each rest room area for the children shall be equipped with toilet paper and paper towels. Evidence: Bathroom #1 did not have toilet paper and Bathroom #1 and Bathroom #2 did not have paper towels.

Plan of Correction: Replaced during inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation, the center failed to ensure that when food if brought from home it was not clearly labeled with the child's name and date. Evidence: 1) 3 lunches in classroom one were not labeled with the children's names. 2) 5 lunches in classroom two were not labeled with the children's names.

Plan of Correction: Will label lunches when parents forget.


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