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Brentwood Academy
3725 Nalls Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
(703) 780-5750

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: May 8, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed and provided the medication authorization form.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:40 am-12:00. There were a total of 77 children with 14 staff members present. Children were observed engaged in group activities and outdoor play time. The playground and surfacing was inspected. A selection of staff and children records, medications and other documents were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Margaret.allworth@dss.virginia.gov or 703-209-3521.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation of the playground, the resilient surfacing does not comply with minimum safety standards . Evidence: The shredded rubber surfacing does not encompass sufficient area underneath and surrounding the Little Tikes climber. The climber is located in the middle of the playground. The ground is bare at the bottom of the two blue slides and around the slide.

Plan of Correction: We will get more surfacing.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-1
Description: Based on observation of the older infant classroom, the ratios of one staff for every four children is not being met. Evidence: The older infant classroom was observed around 10:00 am, there were 2 staff with 9 children, the youngest child being 8 months old. Staff stated that 2 children were from the younger infant classroom. The younger infant classroom had 4 infants with one staff.

Plan of Correction: We will be hiring 3 more staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on a review of children medications, the center's procedure for administering medications does not include Include duration of the parent's authorization for medication. Evidence: Child #1 and child #2 each had 2 medications at the center. There was an allergy action plan and emergency care plan for these medications but no medication authorization form to include the duration of the parent's authorization.

Plan of Correction: I will discuss with owner about using the model medication form provided 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.

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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