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Blessed Sacrament School - Extended Day Program
1417 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 998-4170 (26)

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Oct. 16, 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 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Discussed proof of education.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 12:00am-2:30pm. There were 11 children (3-4yrs.) supervised by 3 direct care staff. The physical plant, 2 staff records, 5 children?s records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed playing in home living, having story time, and engaging freely. There was a sufficient amount of books, toys, and materials, which were found to be developmentally appropriate for the children in care at the time of inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice.

If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Anansa Archer-Hicks at (703) 268-3295, or anansa.archer-hicks@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, 2 of 2 staff records did not contain documentation of a current TB screening or testing at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening or testing.

Evidence: Staff A and Staff B's most recent documented TB screenings were dated 8/18/2017 (expired: 8/18/2019).

Plan of Correction: We will ask staff to obtain new TB tests.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 2 staff records did not contain documentation that two or more references as to character and reputation as well as competency were checked before employment or volunteering.

Evidence: Staff A's (date of hire: 8/11/2017) record did not contain documentation of completed reference checks.

Plan of Correction: We will look for the completed reference checks in staff files.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 2 staff records did not contain documentation of 16 hours of annual training.

Evidence: Staff A's record contained documentation of 9 training hours for 2018.

Plan of Correction: We will look for documentation for training hours for 2018 and place in employee file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation, 2 of 11 lunch bags brought from home were not clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner.

Evidence: In the Extended Day classroom (children ages 3-4 years), 2 children's lunch bags did not contain documentation of the date, and 1 child's lunch bag did not contain documentation of the child's name.

Plan of Correction: We will remind parents to label food from home with name and date.

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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