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KinderCare Learning Center #874
5680 Oak Leather Drive
Burke, VA 22015
(703) 250-4344

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: March 2, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
1. Rugs that become stained should be replaced if deep cleaning does not clean them. 2. Older furniture/fixtures that are made of pressed wood and laminate surfaces are showing wear and should be monitored to ensure they do not become a hazard. 3. Inspector agreed to forward square footage measurements and capacity numbers to the Director.

Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection. Observed 50 children + 6 direct-care staff. Ratios and supervision were in compliance. The preschool-age children were napping during the inspection, school-age children were having indoor free-play, and the infants were being held, fed, and having play time on the floor. Classrooms were found to be clean and sufficiently supplied with toys and equipment for the children. The outdoor playground was not inspected due to snow cover. Lunch served today included: turkey, cheese, bread, peas, apples, and milk. Required documents were posted. Record keeping was found to be organized though violations found. Inspection conducted 1:05-2:35pm.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on 3 children's records reviewed, it was determined that 1 record did not include a physical exam. Evidence: Child #3 - First date of attendance was in November 2014, and the 30-day grace period has expired.

Plan of Correction: Center Director contacted the parent and the medical exam was faxed to the center the same day as the licensing visit. To ensure compliance CD is currently re-auditing all children's files for completion and will collect all mandated paperwork from families before enrollment.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that hazardous substances were not kept in a locked place. Evidence: A container of Borax was found to be on an open shelf in the main hallway; a spray air freshener product was in an unlocked low level cabinet in the Toddler room; and another spray air freshener product was found to be on a diaper changing table in the 2's room.

Plan of Correction: All hazardous substances were immediately locked and out of reach of children. To ensure compliance all staff have been instructed in the importance of keeping hazardous items locked and out of reach of children at all times.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-E
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that there was not at least 12 inches of space between occupied cots. Evidence: 5 of 17 cots were space in a manner that allowed less than 12 inches of space between them in the 3-4's group.

Plan of Correction: CD has instructed classroom to make sure to move furniture if necessary during naptime to accommodate all cots and maintain the mandated distance of 12 inches. A cot chart with room arrangement has been posted to ensure compliance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that 1 of 7 cots in the 2's room did not have a bottom sheet/linen. Evidence: A child was observed napping directly on the mesh cot surface.

Plan of Correction: CD replaced the sheet in the two's classroom. To ensure compliance the CD has instructed part of the naptime ensure every cot has a sheet. After conferring with the management team it was decided that the AD will ensure all children have sheets assigned to them and replace any that are in need of new ones.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the procedure for ensuring expired medications are not used or on-site was not followed. Evidence: An over-the-counter medication on-site belonging to Child #4 had expired in October 2014.

Plan of Correction: Center Director sent the expired medication home the same day as the licensing visit. To ensure compliance a spreadsheet was developed to ensure staff, who are MAT certified and dispensing medication, are aware when medications will expire. MAT certified Staff have been retrained on the importance of checking expired medications and have been trained on the spreadsheet. The form is located in the medication binder.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that the center has not maintained a record of monthly evacuation drills. Evidence: There were no drills recorded for November + December 2014, and January + February 2015.

Plan of Correction: Center Director will add four additional fire drills in 2015. After conferring with her management team CD has appointed AD to ensure compliance with monthly drills. AD will use the KU Health and Safety Calendar as a guide on when to conduct the mandated drills.

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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