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Dawning Point Learning Center
805 Lyons Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
(540) 371-6510

Current Inspector: Morgan P Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: Aug. 28, 2015

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
When hiring new staff, two or more references must be checked and documented. Paper towels should be more easily accessible to children, closer to the bathroom, after toileting. Staff must be trained in rectal administration of medication prior to enrollment of children requiring medications administered this route. A reminder that staff without a returned, acceptable criminal history record check may not be left alone with children.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. with the assistant director. 63 children, ages 3 months through 9 years, were in care at the center. Children were observed leaving a for a field trip, having outdoor play, eating morning snack, assembling puzzles, and listening to a readaloud. Lunch served today is chicken salad sandwich, french fries, orange slices, and milk. The fire and health inspections are up-to-date. Five children's records were reviewed. Four staff records were reviewed. Six medications were reviewed. For any questions regarding this inspection, contact Linda Reynolds at 540-272-2663 and

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of 5 children's files, it was determined that not all files were complete. Evidence: The file for Child A was missing an address for 1 emergency contact, Dr phone number and physical; The file for Child B was missing addressses for emergency contacts; Child's C did not have addresses for 1 emergency contacts.

Plan of Correction: The Director will tell parents to leave no blank spaces. At September re registration files will reviewed before they are placed in the file cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on classroom observation, it was determined that not all areas of the classroom are maintained in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: There are broken pencil sharpeners in the School age room, the threes room and the fours room. The bottle warmer with boiling water and no bottle was on a shelf with the reach of a walking older infant. There was less than 1 inch of non compacted mulch in the fall zones of the large playground.

Plan of Correction: The pencil sharpeners that are attached to the wall will be removed. The bottle warmer will be replaced by a crockPot placed out of the reach of children. Mulch will be ordered and will be maintained by raking.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on classroom observation, it was determined that not all cleaning supplies were locked. Evidence: There were cleaning supplies in unlocked cabinets in the Three's class - Hand saniitzer; Two's classroom - cleaning supplies; Toddler class - cleaning supplies; School age - cleaning supplies; Fours classroom - cleaning supplies.

Plan of Correction: The Director put locks on the cabinets during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-G
Description: The school age room had cleaning supplies in two unlabeled bottles in a cabinet.

Plan of Correction: Cleaning supplies will be labeled.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on classroom observation, it was determined that there were uncovered outlets in two classrooms. Evidence: The was 1 uncovered outlet in the three's room and one uncovered outlet in the younger threes room.

Plan of Correction: Outlets will be covered and each classroom will be given a supply.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on a review of medications that are given at the center, it was determined not all medications were appropriately labeled; Permission forms were not complete; and medication that is no longer given is not returned to parent. Evidence: Medication for Child #1 was not labeled with the child's name; the medication for Child #3 is a 10 day parental form but the medication form was signed three months ago. Long term form signed by the physician is needed; The medication for Child #3 is no longer being given and is still on site.

Plan of Correction: Medication boxes and permission forms will be monitored weekly by the Director.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on a review of the Emergency escape and shelter in place drills, it was determined that there has not been emergency escape drills each month. Evidence: There were no emergency escape drills in January, February, March and July.

Plan of Correction: The Director will preschedule them on her calendar.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on classroom observation, it was determined that not all bottles were labeled completely. Evidence: There were two bottles in the Infant Room refrigerator that had the baby's name but not the date.

Plan of Correction: The staff will be reminded that all bottles are to be labeled with name and date.

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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