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Loudoun P&R - Algonkian CASA and Camp
20196 Carter Ct.
Sterling, VA 20165
(571) 233-0265

Current Inspector: Maria Soto (571) 835-5058

Inspection Date: Jan. 11, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
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.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..

Technical Assistance:
1. The December activity plans remained posted in the facility and staff reported that they did not know what the plans are for January. 2. Behavior guidance should promptly address unwanted behaviors such as, pushing and hitting among children. A review of rules and expectations may be helpful during this time of change in staffing. 3. Providing children with a demonstration, in addition to verbal instructions, to a new activity may help reduce frustrations. 4. Installing a door bell may be helpful for staff to hear when parents are at the door. Knocks at the door often went unheard by staff due to the noise level inside. Staff should be opening the exterior doors and identifying individuals before allowing them inside. Children were observed opening the doors for those knocking. 5. The storage room was in disarray with supplies strewn about the floor and shelves however, children were not observed in this area during the inspection.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection. Observed 22 children + 2 direct-care staff. Ratios were in compliance. Upon arrival, the group was in the cafeteria. Children were running around and yelling. One staff person was leaning in a door way watching the group, and the other was greeting parents. Staff reported this to be a transition time and that they were preparing to go to the gym for active games. Active play included group games. Children and staff showed frustration when the instructions of a new game were not initially understood. The areas were found to be sufficiently clean and supplied with activities for the children. When asked if there were medications on-site, staff reported "No, I don't think so." When asked where the medication box was located, staff were unsure. When asked where the written injury reports were filed, staff were not sure. Required documents were not posted. Record keeping violations found. Inspection completed 4:30-5:35pm. Questions about this report may be directed to pamela.sneed@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that there was no emergency contact information on-site for 1 of 2 staff working today. Evidence: Staff #2.

Plan of Correction: Staff emergency contacts are now at site in the file box

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 tub/tile spray cleaning product was observed on a serving counter in the cafeteria; and a variety of spray cleaning products in an unlocked cabinet in the CASA storage area adjacent to the cafeteria. The doors to the storage area were open.

Plan of Correction: Staff will inspect program area to ensure hazardous materials are locked up and out of reach

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on observations made and interviews conducted, it was determined that non-medical emergency supplies were not in working order. Evidence: There was no working flashlight or battery operated radio on-site.

Plan of Correction: Flashlight has working batteries now + a new functional radio has been purchased for site.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on observations made and interviews conducted, it was determined that the center has not maintained a written record of emergency drills completed in the last year. Evidence: No written record of drills completed was available for review, and staff reported that they did not know where the drill log form was located.

Plan of Correction: lost fire drill will be replaced at site

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-F
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that a menu was not posted on-site.

Plan of Correction: Menu has been posted at site

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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