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The Little Gym of Alexandria at Van Dorn
291 South Van Dorn Street
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 751-5700

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: July 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was offered regarding the maintenance of staff records, administration of children's medications, background checks, liability insurance and emergency drill practices.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 11:30am to 2:30pm. There were 6 children in direct care and supervision of 4 staff members. The children were observed engaged in gross motor skills and movement activities. They were also observed washing hands and eating lunch. 6 children's and 3 staff records, and attendance records were reviewed. There were two medications on site. The first aid kit was inspected. Areas of non compliance are listed in the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact me at 571-835-4718 or mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain documentation of immunizations for a child enrolled before the first day of enrollment. Evidence: 1. Child # 2's first day of enrollment was 6/17/19. Documentation of immunizations were not present in his record.

Plan of Correction: We will request the immunizations record from his parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain subsequent Tuberculosis (TB) screenings for employees every two years. Evidence: Staff # 1's most recent TB screening expired on 6/6/16.

Plan of Correction: Staff # 1 will get an updated TB screening done.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not maintain complete staff records for each employee. Evidence: 1. Staff # 2 was hired on 1/16/19. There was no documentation of 2 reference checks on site for Staff # 2. 2. Staff # 3 was hired on 7/10/19. There was no documentation of 2 reference checks on site for Staff # 3. 3. There was no records for Staff # 4 on site for review. Staff # 4 stated that his record was at another location.

Plan of Correction: A copy of the record for Staff # 4 will be brought to this location. Reference checks will be completed for Staff # 2 and Staff # 3.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-D-1
Description: Based on record review, there were no staff members on site with the current Medication Administration Training (MAT). Evidence: 1. There were 2 emergency medications on site for Child # 1. 2. There were 3 staff members present at the beginning of the inspection. None of the three staff members had a current MAT certification.

Plan of Correction: One of the three staff members is in the process of getting MAT certified.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain an annual fire inspection report from the appropriate fire official having jurisdiction.
Evidence: The most recent fire permit for the center expired on 1/1/17. There was no documentation to show that a fire inspection was conducted after that date.

Plan of Correction: The fire inspection was being scheduled during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain sworn disclosure statements (SDS) from employee every five years. Evidence: Staff # 1's most recent SDS expired on 8/19/18. An updated SDS was not obtained for Staff # 1.

Plan of Correction: Staff # 1 will complete a new form.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain central registry results for the state of Virginia, every five years for employees. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1's central registry results expired on 6/6/19. Updated central registry results were not obtained for Staff # 1. 2. Staff # 2 was hired on 1/16/19. Staff # 2's central registry results were not obtained within 30 days of employment. Staff # 2's central registry results were not available for review.

Plan of Correction: We will send out the CPS form for Staff # 1 and follow up for Staff # 2.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain finger print based criminal history check for all employees. Evidence: Staff # 1's hire date was 8/19/13. Fingerprint results were not obtained for Staff # 1 when they went into effect in January 2018.

Plan of Correction: Fingerprint appointments will be made as soon as possible and a follow up will be conducted with the inspector.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain out of state central registry results for an employee that has resided outside of the state of Virginia within the last five years.
Evidence:
1. Staff # 1 resides in Washington D.C. Central registry results for D.C. were not obtained for Staff # 1.
2. Staff # 1 resided in Georgia from April 2017 through December 2017. Central registry results were not obtained for Staff # 1 for Georgia.

Plan of Correction: Out of state central registry forms will be submitted as soon as possible.

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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