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NOVA KinderCare Learning Center
1227 North Ivy Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 527-2288

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: June 11, 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)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted during the probation period. All rooms were in ratio with direct care staff. Observed infant care, children engaged in story time, outside play time on the center playground, transition to hand washing and preparation for lunch time. Lunch served was a Mediterranean lunch with chicken strips, pita bread, hummus and pineapple. Reviewed an emergency medication authorization and storage as well as three newly hired staff records. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector Areas of non-compliance are identified 703-314-0860 ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, one child's record is incomplete. Evidence: Child #1 is missing a signature for emergency authorization.

Plan of Correction: Center administration will ensure the parent signs the paperwork.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, is not maintained in a clean, safe or operable condition. Evidence: Green paint is peeling in the two's classroom by the blue couch.

Plan of Correction: A maintenance request will be submitted.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, an electrical outlet is missing a protective cover. Evidence: One outlet is missing in the toddler classroom by the phone.

Plan of Correction: Replaced 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.

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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