201 12th Street South
Arlington, VA 22202
Current Inspector: Kimberly Sawyer (571) 835-0599
Inspection Date: Sept. 12, 2019
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Facilities & Programs.
- Technical Assistance:
Licensing inspector discussed parental notification of medication administration with staff.
An unannounced investigation was conducted 09/12/2019 in response to a self- reported incident regarding medication administration. During the investigation, staff were interviewed and staff and children's files were reviewed. The preponderance of evidence supports the allegation; therefore, violations were cited related to the self-reported incident. A violation not related to the reported incident was also cited. Please see violation notice for details. The exit interview was conducted with the director. If you have any questions pertaining to this investigation, please contact Kimberly.Sawyer@dss.virginia.gov.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-E Description: Based on interview, the center failed to comply with their own policies and procedures.
1. On 09/04/2019, Staff A administered the medication of Child A to Child B.
2. Staff B stated she came into the office on the morning of 09/05/2019 and inquire about the medication of Child A that was left on the staff desk. Staff B stated after multiple staff, Staff A admitted that she administered the medication to Child B "because he had a fever"
3. Number 5 of subsection labeled "Stage 2-Dispensing and Administering Medication" of the Medication Policy states "No staff member may administer medication to any child other than the child for whom it is intended".
4. Staff A acknowledged receipt of this document 07/31/2019.
Plan of Correction: Staff A was terminated for violation of policy. All staff have been retrained on medication policy.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A Description: Based on record review, A child's records did not contain required information.
The record of Child A was missing the address of one required emergency contact.
Plan of Correction: Retain missing information from parent.
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.