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First Baptist Church of Clarendon Development Center
1306 N. Highland Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 522-6477

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: July 30, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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:
Discussed with center administration standards and best practice regarding playground location for children ages ranging from 3 months to 10 years old. Outdoor active space should be designed to provide adequate supervision. Keeping in mind proximity to rest rooms, diaper changing facilities, accessibility/ boundaries in case of emergency, means of communication between staff, accessibility for infants and toddlers in strollers taking into consideration ranging abilities. The center is required by standard 22 VAC 40-185-40 Operational responsibilities, to develop written playground safety procedures which shall include: Provisions for active supervision by staff to include positioning of staff in strategic locations, scanning play activities, and circulating among children.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today. Observed 105 children directly supervised by 27staff members. Ratios and supervision were in compliance. A sample of 5 staff records and 5 children's records were reviewed. The registrar had already initiated the process for annual review of student record information and reviewed the process with the inspector. The physical plant, medication and authorizations were also reviewed. The center has developed a new system to track expired medications and authorization forms. Identifiers are placed on each medication to ensure compliance. A child was also observed waiting for their parent in a quiet area that was not feeling well. Emergency supplies and procedures were also reviewed. The children were engaged in various activities, to include: free play, Christmas in July that included a class shopping trip earlier in the week, an entire room covered with a sand floor for dramatic play at the beach, reading, outdoor time, hand washing, infant care, feeding and diapering. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the Director and Assistant Director. Inspection conducted 10:30am-12:30 pm. If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, please contact Kelly Savittiere at (703) 479-4746 or

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based upon record review, required information was found to be missing or incomplete. Evidence: Child A's record is missing documentation :1st day of attendance and the Parent Agreement 1) Authorization for emergency medical care, 2) policy for picking up ill child, and 3) Policy that requires parent to notify school of communicable disease Child B's record is missing #1 emergency contact information and #2 emergency contact information

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-D
Description: Based upon observation, a pillow was not covered with a pillow case. Evidence: A child in the Polar Bears classroom was observed using a pillow from home that was not covered with a pillow case.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, the licensee did not follow the center's procedures for administering medication. Evidence: A medication on site ( Zatidor) for child A did not have a current written authorization from the child's physician. Child a's authorization had expired on 5/20/2015.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based upon a review of medications on site, the center's procedures for administration of medication was not followed. Evidence: Child B's Benadryl had expired on 01/2015.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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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