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Chesterbrook Academy #804
20733 Great Falls Plaza
Sterling, VA 20165
(703) 404-1333

Current Inspector: Lisa L Hudson (571) 389-2459

Inspection Date: July 15, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Please submit your Renewal application prior to the expiration date of your license. Discussed terms of the Intensive Plan of Correction. Observation documentation of classrooms and video was not completed three times a week as agreed upon.

An unannounced Renewal inspection was conducted this date. A total of 50 children with 11 staff present today. Observation of all occupied classrooms was made. A review of medication and topical ointments was completed. All playgrounds were inspected. Staff interviews were conducted to ascertain level of competency of emergency procedures, child medication and food allergies and sensitivities. Transition to lunch was also observed. Staff ensured that children's hands were washed prior to lunch. Lunch today was macaroni and cheese, fruit salad and mixed vegetables. Ample supply for second helpings if requested. One class was on a field trip during the inspection. A total of 5 staff and 5 children's records were reviewed. This inspection began at approximately 10:30am and ended at 3:25pm. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me at:

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation of the Infant 2 class, Intermediate class and Pre K classroom and the Infant 2 playground, areas of the building were not maintained in a safe and operable manner. l. The base molding in the Pre K bathroom was detached from the wall exposing drywall. The base molding in the Infant 2 classroom located at the bottom of the half wall was detached exposing drywall. These areas are accessible to the children in care. 2. One toilet located in the Intermediate Class did not have a lid on the toilet tank, allowing the water and mechanisms in the tank accessible to children. 3. Sharp and rusted prongs were found at the bottom of the fencing on the Infant 2 playground. Peeling paint was found on the right pole of the gate leading from the Infant 2 playground to the Pre K playground. 4. A pushable toy located on the Infant 2 playground was cracked and found to have sharp edges.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance is on sight today to address the base molding. The areas on the playground will be repaired. A lid for the toilet has been ordered. The toy will be disposed of.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation of the Pre K playground, resilient surfacing was not maintained. Evidence: The fall zone areas on the playground did not have sufficient resilient surfacing at the bottom of the slides.

Plan of Correction: We ordered mulch to provide the resilient surfacing. Mulch will be delivered tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and staff statements of the Infant 1, Infant 2 and Beginners classrooms, the receptacle used for disposing soiled diapers was not hands free. One diaper surface was determined no longer absorbent. One area was not cleaned properly. Objects were found on top of the diaper surface. l. The diaper surface found in the Infant 1 class is cracked on the edge of the mat and is no longer absorbent. 2. The receptacle used to dispose of soiled diapers in the Infant 2 class requires staff to touch the lid and also the inside area of the receptacle with their hands when disposing soiled diapers. 3. Licensing Inspector observed diapering procedures in the Infant 1 classroom. Staff failed to properly clean the diaper surface with soap and water prior to sanitizing the diaper surface. 4. An Ipad and two dolls were found laying on top of the diaper surface in the Beginner's class.

Plan of Correction: We will review diapering procedures with all staff assigned in classrooms that change diapers. We will replace the mat in the Infant 1 class. We will obtain a new disposal receptacle for the Infant 2 class.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-A
Description: Based on a review of over the counter skin products, one product was kept beyond the expiration date. Evidence: A diaper cream was found with an expiration date of Ma7 2019 for Child #2

Plan of Correction: We will dispose of this ointment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review of documentation, shelter in place drills have not been conducted. Evidence: Two shelter in place drills were not conducted during the year of 2018.

Plan of Correction: We will conduct a shelter in place drill this month.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation of the Infant 1 and Infant 2 classrooms, food brought from home was not properly labeled. Evidence: Yogurt was not labeled with the child's name and date and food containers were not dated in the Infant 1 classroom. A food pouch was not labeled with the child's name and date in the Toddler Class.

Plan of Correction: We will remind parents to properly label all food brought from home with child's name and date. If need be, staff will label the food.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-I
Description: Based on observation of the Infant 2 classroom, food was not stored in a sanitary manner. Evidence: String cheese which is required to be refrigerated was found at room temperature in Child 1's cubby.

Plan of Correction: We will ensure that all food required to be refrigerated will be placed in the refrigerator or brought from home with an ice pack.

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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