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Children of America Stephens City, LLC
201 Centre Drive
# 101
Stephens city, VA 22655
(540) 868-2700

Current Inspector: Diann S. Reed (540) 280-0742

Inspection Date: Feb. 1, 2016

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.
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:
A supplemental page was provided. Outdoor play could not be observed due to inclement weather.

Comments:
Thank you for your time and assistance with the unannounced monitoring inspection that was conducted today, February 1, 2016. The on-site visit was conducted from 10:20 a.m. to 2:25p.m. At the time of arrival there were sixty-nine (69) children in eight (8) classrooms and in the care of fifteen (15) staff members. Two (2) additional staff members were available to assist if needed. The total enrollment for the program was one hundred forty-seven (147) children. There were six (6) staff members' records and five (5) children's records reviewed. There were eight (8) staff members and five (5) children interviewed. The medication and medication paperwork were reviewed for one (1) child. The exception to compliance was noted on the violation notice and the risk rating for the violation was discussed. Lunch was observed to meet the USDA guidelines and consisted of chicken nuggets, brown rice, mixed vegatables, applesauce, and milk. The theme for the week was groundhogs/predictions. Infant feeding, infant care and play, diapering procedures, language art activities, story time, circle time, choice time, hand washing and bathroom procedures, lunch, nap time, and dismissal procedures were observed during the visit. If you have any questions, please contact your licensing inspector at (540) 280-0742.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B
Description: Based on thermometer readings and verification from the assistant director, the water temperature in sinks in three different classrooms measured above 120 degrees. Evidence: The water temperature was measured in three classrooms during the 02/01/2016 inspection. 1. The temperature in Classroom # 4 measured 131.4 degrees, the temperature in Classroom # 5 measured 129.4 degrees, and the temperature in Classroom # 7 measured 132.0 degrees. 2. The assistant director stated that the hot water heater had shut down one day and they had to reset it. They had put in a maintenance request to have the temperature lowered.

Plan of Correction: During the visit, the staff lowered the thermostat on the hot water heater and within a couple hours the temperature of the water was measuring below 120 degrees. They will still have maintenance look at the hot water heater.

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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