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Gita Kumar
5642 Powers Lane
Centreville, VA 20120
(703) 266-0223

Current Inspector: Nancy Radcliffe

Inspection Date: July 18, 2016

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition

Technical Assistance:
The provider shall always engage in welcoming behaviors as each child arrives in the morning.

Comments:
An unannounced complaint investigation regarding supervision was conducted today. Appropriate staff interviews were completed today. In addition, an unannounced monitoring inspection was also conducted today. After careful review of all available information, the complaint was deemed not valid. However, violations were cited as a result of the monitoring inspection. The provider and one assistant caregiver were caring for 7 children, totaling 16 points. The children were observed eating lunch, listening to stories, playing with toys, and preparing for their afternoon nap. The children were served a hot lunch consisting of chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli, tomatoes, sweet peppers, yogurt, and milk. This inspection was completed between approximately 11:30 am and 12:40 pm. Thank you for meeting with me today. If you have any questions regarding this inspection please email me at sandra.dimperio@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-C
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of emergency drill documentation, it was determined that there is no record showing that the provider has conducted an evacuation drill every month. Evidence: The evacuation drill does not include documentation showing that the provider conducted an evacuation drill during the months of April, May, and June, 2016.

Plan of Correction: We have done a fire drill every month but I forgot to document them. I will remember to document each fire drill.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-920
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observations of posted documents, it was determined that the menu was not posted. Evidence: The menu for the current one-week period was not posted.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure the menu is always posted at the start of each week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-50-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on a review of administrative documents, it was determined that the provider did not have an accurate record of attendance. Evidence: During this inspection, there were 7 children present and in care. However, the provider had not kept a written record of children in attendance for today.

Plan of Correction: I will remember to mark the attendance each morning when children arrive.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-320-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that two electrical outlets were not covered. Evidence: Two outlets on the side wall of the kitchen island were not covered.

Plan of Correction: The outlets were covered immediately during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-540-A
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one child was not seated in her high chair as required. Evidence: Upon arrival, the Inspector observed a 14 month old child sitting in a high chair. This high chair is not equipped with a safety strap.

Plan of Correction: I will get a new safety strap for that high chair.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-580-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observations, it was determined that one caregiver did not participate in age-appropriate feeding activities. Evidence: The Inspector observed a 2 year old child being spoon fed her yogurt. This child was not encouraged to feed herself.

Plan of Correction: She generally doesn't like to feed herself so we help her so that she'll eat. We will encourage her to feed herself and use her silverware by herself.

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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