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KinderCare Learning Center #000049
6025 Burke Commons Road
Burke, VA 22015
(703) 250-8400

Current Inspector: Brenda Kuhlman (703) 304-9609

Inspection Date: July 16, 2015

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance today included clarification of over the counter medications (tylenol-motrin-advil;) maintenance of the non-frost -free refrigerator in the infant room; hanging ribbons; documentation of staff qualifications and documentation of proof of age and identity of enrolled children.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from noon until 3 pm. There were 60 children present with 11 direct staff. I observed children finishing lunch; playing with toys, building with Legos, a smooth transition to naptime and an enthusiastic school age water play in the sprinkler. If you have any questions, please contact me at brenda.kuhlman@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: During today's inspection, some areas of the center were observed not to be maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: Indoors-1. The wooden sliding closet doors in the Two's classroom had no tracking mechanism on the floor today, leaving the doors to swing in, creating a potential hazard. This was previously cited on 4/15/14. 2. In two classrooms, a laminator was observed to be placed in on equipment in the children's areas on an unstable surface, leaving the cord dangling (4 year old and school age room.) 3. A broken screen window was observed in the Four's Classroom. 4. A hole in the couch in the Two's Classroom was observed to have stuffing coming out of it. 5. There was excessive dirt on the stairs to the diaper changing area in the Two's room. 6. Four cots were observed in the Four's Classroom leaning against the exit door. 7. In the hallway across from the adult bathrooms, there was a splintery wooden molding exposed at child height. Outdoors: 1. The siding on the walls was observed to be in poor condition today.. There were cracks in many areas, leaving sharp edges at child height. There was a protruding nail. The part of the wall where a storage closet was present had the siding totally pulled away, exposing wood and sharp slats that were broken at child height. 2. The seat of one pink tricycle had a badly cracked seat, with a sharp edge exposed. Two other trikes had beginning cracks on the seat. 3. On both green slide structures, there was loose plastic covering observed on the footstep area which could pose a tripping hazard. 4. The surface in the fall zone today posed a tripping hazard where the mulch was not the same height as the mat, leaving the edges exposed. 5. A green plastic turtle structure was observed to have a crack in the bottom of the plastic.

Plan of Correction: *Work orders will be submitted on 7/17 as "emergency" orders. Will e-mail our facilities supervisor on 7/17 to press the urgency of the matter. (Piece of furniture placed in front of area in need of repair outdoors during inspection) *Investigate ordering new bike seats on 7/17. If we can't, remove bikes from playground until replacements found (Cracked bike removed during inspection.) *Green turtle is in trash (removed 7/16) *Red duct tape used to cover hole in couch 7/17 *Clearn diaper steps.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-B
Description: During today's inspection, some art materials were observed for use in the toddler room where they were not age and stage appropriate. When a staff member opened an unlocked drawer today in the Toddler Classroom, a plastic package was observed to contain small craft "googly eyes," a potential choking hazard for toddlers.

Plan of Correction: Remove googly eyes from classrom. Coach lead teacher on appropriate size craft materials.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: During today's inspection, the diapering surface in one classroom was observed to not be used only for diapering today. Evidence: In the Toddler Room today, items not related to diapering were placed on the the diapering surface. A staff book and attendance clipboard were observed on the surface today.

Plan of Correction: Coach teachers on why diapering surface must remain free of any other materials.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: A review of medication authorizations today found that the center's procedures for medication were not followed when a child was administered a medication which was no longer authorized. Evidence: Child # 1 had a parent authorization for a medication that expired 9/14, but staff administered the medication to the child on 3/11/15. There was no physician's authorization present. The child additionally had an emergency allergy medication that the parent authorized in September but there was no updating of the medication authorization every ten days and the note from the physician expired 3/14.

Plan of Correction: Give new medication form to parent on 7/17. Ask for return with doc signature by 7/24.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-E
Description: A review of medications today found that two over the counter medications did not list the dosage amount as required.

Plan of Correction: Correct dosage written on medication box

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: During today's inspection, the battery operated radio was not operable.

Plan of Correction: Ordering new radio on Amazon. Delivery by 7/25.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: A review of records and staff confirmation today found that not all monthly evacuation drills and shelter-in-place were conducted this year. Evidence: There were no evacuation drills in February and March 2015; and no shelter-in-place drills were conducted.

Plan of Correction: Hang evacuation drill tracker in a visible place as a reminder. Schedule on calendar days to complete drills to make up February and March by the end of August. Two shelter-in-place by 10/1/15.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: While reviewing today's menu, it was found that substituted foods were not listed on the menu. Evidence: Today's menu stated that the children would have strawberries for dessert, but they were observed eating orange slices.

Plan of Correction: Coach cook on following menu and update menu ahead of time if a change must be made.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-3-D
Description: A review of staff records today found that one record did not have current background checks. Evidence: Of a sampling of staff records, one staff had over three years since the last background checks. Staff #1 had as Sworn Disclosure Statement that expired 6/13; a Criminal Record Check that expired 7/13 and Central Registry Check that expired 8/13.

Plan of Correction: All paperwork given to employee on 7/17. Need returned by 7/27 (after employee returns from vacation) and mailed the same day.

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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