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Higher Horizon Day Care Center
5920-B Summers Lane
Falls church, VA 22041
(703) 820-2457

Current Inspector: Cynthia Ford (703) 479-4679

Inspection Date: May 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.

Technical Assistance:
Licensing inspector discussed child abuse and neglect training with human resources manager.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from approximately 12:30pm-4:30pm. There were 144 children in the direct care and supervision of 40 staff. A sample of 10 children?s records and 7 staff records were reviewed. The children were observed napping, eating snack, reading and getting ready for dismissal. Two new staff have been hired since the last inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the administrator. If you have any questions, contact Kimberly.Sawyer@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, staff did not resubmit TB test results at least every two years from the initial screening. Evidence: 1. Staff A did not resubmit TB results at least every two years from the first initial screening. 2. The TB screening of Staff A was last complete 05/08/2017.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be asked to get updated test results tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records were incomplete. Evidence: 4 of 10 children's records reviewed were missing required information. 1. Child A was missing the address of one emergency contact and immunization records. 2. Child B was missing the phone number of both parent's employer. 3. Child C was missing the employer and employer phone number of both parents. 4. Child D was missing the address of one emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: Parents will be asked for required information.

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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