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KinderCare Learning Center 301030 A, Franklin Farm Campus
13228 Franklin Farms Road
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 860-2800

Current Inspector: Stacy Doyle (571) 835-0386

Inspection Date: Feb. 19, 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 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
1. Discussed the importance of ensuring that proper room temperatures are maintained, even if the number on the thermostat is not an accurate reading of the actual temperature, as was the case today. 2. Reminded management to monitor old/worn furniture and fixtures to ensure proper maintenance is provided.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced renewal inspection. Observed 29 children + 7 direct-care staff. The Director, Assistant Director, and Cook were also on-site and assisting in classrooms as needed. Ratios and supervision were in compliance, and all classrooms had a qualified Lead Teacher present. Staff were actively engaged with the children and activities in all classes. Children were observed in a variety of activities to include: story time, creative play, blocks, painting, washing hands, eating lunch, and taking naps. The infants were having play time on the floor, taking naps, being held and fed. The center was found to be clean and sufficiently supplied with toys and equipment for the children however, hazards found. Preparations were underway to open the last empty classroom later this week. The kitchen remains clean and in very good order. Lunch served: tomato soup, deli turkey, cheese, wheat bread, peaches, and milk. Staffing training requirements met. No medications reported to be on-site. Emergency preparedness in compliance. Record keeping violations found. Inspection completed 10:10am-1:30pm. Questions about this inspection may be directed to pamela.sneed@dss.virginia.gov ** 13 of the 16 violations which were cited 8/27/15 and were the basis of the subsequent Provisional License have been corrected. Overall compliance has improved, and most of the current violations are of low-moderate risk. Staff interviewed reported improved curriculum, support, communication, and oversight of the center during the provisional period. Classes have been divided by appropriate age groups, and are no longer combined. There was no evidence of children being moved to maintain ratios, or without required assessments. Compliance with the Intensive Plan of Correction was found.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 2 of 3 children's records did not include immunizations once every 6 months for children under the age of 2 years old. Evidence: 1. Child #6 - Date of birth 10/2/14, and the most recent immunizations on-file were dated February 2015. 2. Child #7 - Date of birth 3/6/14, and the most recent immunizations on-file were dated December 2014.

Plan of Correction: Contacted parents + they are bringing the immunization

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 3 staff records did not include a current TB screening. Evidence: Staff #1 - The previous TB test expired in December 2015.

Plan of Correction: Staff member going to patients first on 3/2/16 to obtain TB test

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 4 children's records requested did not include required information. Evidence: Child #5 - Date of birth home address, parent home, work, and contact telephone numbers, physician address and telephone number, emergency contacts address and telephone number, health and medical information, and a signed written agreement.

Plan of Correction: This was a child whose family attended previously. He was here for a free day + I thought I could use the old contact info.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 3 staff records did not include documentation of an emergency contact. Evidence: Staff #12 - Date of hire was 2/18/16.

Plan of Correction: We were training her but but quite [sic] 2 days later. Will obtain all proper docs first day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that areas of the center and equipment were not maintained in a safe condition. Evidence: 1. 2's Room - Near the exterior door and at a low level there were holes in the walls that exposed insulation, pipes, dirt and debris. In addition, a piece of metal framing was sticking out from the wall (in this same area) approximately 1". This entire area posed as a potential hazard to the children in the room. [See Photo #1] 2. 3's Room - The pressed wood at the base of one bookcase was broken and missing entirely, leaving an approximate 3" hole and the plastic frame. 3. Bus - Paint was peeling at the bottom of the bus double door (used for entry/exit by children) and approximately 6" of rusted metal was exposed.

Plan of Correction: Water leak caused multiple vendors to work on room covered areas + contacted facilities to find when repair will be complete. 2/19/16 All hazards covered Repaired on site-new bookshelf to arrived 3/3/16 Contacted our van maint. people-working on getting prepared by 3/17/16 [sic]

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-C
Description: Based on observations made and calculations conducted, it was determined that the indoor temperature in one classroom was lower than 68 degrees. Evidence: The temperature was calculated to be 59.9 degrees today in the infant room.

Plan of Correction: Contacted facilities to adjust all thermostats to correct temp, date + time to ensure warmth

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-3
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 1 of 3 children's records did not include documentation of parent confirmation that required information in the child's record was updated annually. Evidence: Child #6 - First date of attendance was in December 2014, and information has not been verified/updated since that time.

Plan of Correction: We have systems in place now to prefrom that annual check [sic]

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that 2 of 2 children's hands were not washed after having their diaper changed in the older infant room.

Plan of Correction: Retrain our infant teachers on proper diaper changing methods

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that diaper ointment products were not labeled with the child's name. Evidence: 2 diaper creams in the infant room and 4 in the toddler room were not labeled.

Plan of Correction: All teachers were retrained on labeling all items esp. creams, lotions

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the most recently issued violation notice was not posted in the facility. Evidence: The violation notice dated 12/15/15 was not posted.

Plan of Correction: CD was out AD placed yellow copy of visit but not violations Retrained AD [sic]

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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