KinderCare Learning Center - Fox Chase
2900 Fox Chase Lane
Midlothian, VA 23112
Current Inspector: Kandra Brown (804) 662-9038
Inspection Date: Aug. 20, 2019
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
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)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on 08/20/2019 from 9:00am to 3:40pm. The children were observed participating in story time, playing outside and in centers. A formal observation was completed with the infant and twos classrooms. The menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today as well as the mini buses.
Nine children?s records and seven employee records were reviewed during this inspection. Medication is being administered and was reviewed. The center?s injury prevention plan was reviewed and was updated 01/2019.
The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected.
Last emergency drill: 08/20/2019
Last shelter-in-place drill: 04/13/2019
Last fire inspection: 05/21/2019
Last health inspection: 07/16/2019
Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed:
Infants - 12:3
Toddlers ? 10:2
Twos - 13:2
Preschool and Pre - Kindergarten ? 20:2
Transitional K - 17:2
School Age 11:1
The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There was one repeat violation found during today?s inspection.
If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at (804) 662-9038.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure one of nine children's records had documentation of immunizations required by the State Board of Health before the child can attend the center. Evidence: The record of child #8 (start date: 6/17/19) did not have documentation of the child's immunizations. Plan of Correction: Ensure all student forms are complete before enrollment.
Center Management will ensure this is implemented.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that three of nine children's records had documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician within one month after attendance. Evidence: 1. The record of child #3 (start date: 6/13/19) did not have documentation of a physical record. 2. The record of child #4 did not have documentation of a physical record. 3. The record of child #7 (start date: 6/17/19) did not have documentation of a physical record. Plan of Correction: Center Management will ensure all forms and documents are complete at the time of enrollment.
Documents have been requested.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure one of seven staff records contained documentation of a follow-up tuberculosis screening at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing. Evidence: The record of staff #4 (start date: 12/17/18) had documentation of a tuberculosis screening dated 5/27/17. Plan of Correction: Center Management will ensure all staff will have TB by their start dates.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that two of seven staff records contained all of the required documentation. Evidence: 1. The record of staff #5 (start date: 8/8/19) did not contain documentation of the name, address and phone number of a person to be notified in an emergency and information about any health problems which may interfere with fulfilling job responsibilities. 2. The record of staff #6 (start date: 8/5/19) did not contain documentation of the name, address and phone number of a person to be notified in an emergency and information about any health problems which may interfere with fulfilling job responsibilities. Plan of Correction: This information was corrected at the time of visit. Management will make sure all proper forms are completed by start date.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: The inspector observed several areas of the center with peeling and chipped paint. Plan of Correction: Center management will ensure a safe and clean center. Building will be painted. Service of painting has been requested.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the preschool and school age playgrounds did not have sufficient resilient surfacing underneath and surrounding the climbing play equipment. Evidence: Directly underneath and surrounding the center's playground structures was wooden mulch as well as decomposed wooden mulch which has turned to mud/dirt. The inspector measured several areas around the structures. The wooden mulch measured approximately 0 to 6 inches in depth in the use zone surrounding all play equipment. The use zone for the play equipment required six inches of resilient surfacing. Plan of Correction: Center Management will ensure the surrounding play equipment will have the required 6 inches of resilient surfacing.
Work order placed to have mulch installed on the playgrounds.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D Description: Based on record review and an interview, the center did not ensure to implement a monthly practice evacuation drill. Evidence: The center did not have documentation of an evacuation drill in March. An interview with the center's representative revealed that the center did not practice an evacuation drill in the month of March. Plan of Correction: To ensure all monthly practice evacuation drills are complete.
Center Management will implement every month.
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