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Lily Pad at Metro Park
6361 Walker Lane C-110
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 347-7885

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: March 24, 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.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
1. Reviewed storage requirements for hazardous substances and medications. 2. Recommended maintenance on post cap on lower platform of climbing equipment on playground. No current hazard noted. 3. Activated charcoal has become difficult to purchase, and therefore it is acceptable to not have in your first aid supplies.

Comments:
Conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection 9:35-11:45am. Observed 43 children + 9 direct-care staff + 2 additional staff. Ratios were not maintained. Supervision was constant in all classrooms. Children were having story-time, dancing with disco lights, drawing, washing hands, eating a morning snack, and having indoor/outdoor free-play. Staff were actively engaged with the children, talking and playing with them, and leading activities. Infants were being held, fed, diapered, and were having play time on the floor. Each child brings their own food from home daily, and containers were labeled appropriately. The center was found to be very clean and well supplied with toys and equipment for the children. A sufficient number of staff were currently certified in First Aid/CPR, medication administration (MAT), and daily health observations (DHO). Annual child development training requirements met. Questions about this inspection may be directed to: pamela.sneed@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on records reviewed, it was determined that 3 of 5 staff records did not include documentation of the education required for the Lead Teacher positions they were hired/working. Evidence: 1. Staff #3 - Began working as a Lead Teacher in January 2014. 2. Staff #4 - Began working as a Lead Teacher in February 2016. 3. Staff #5 - Began working as a Lead Teacher in February 2016.

Plan of Correction: The director collected required documentation from all noted staff.

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 spray air freshener and 2 body spray products were found on a counter top in a 2 year-old classroom.

Plan of Correction: The director will review with staff proper lock-up procedures. Items were immediately locked up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-3
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that a staff-to-child ratio of 1:8 was maintained in the 2 year-old classroom. Evidence: The ratio was 1 staff to 13 children, for one minute or less, when a staff person left the room to rinse a potty chair.

Plan of Correction: The director will review proper ratios with staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that a child's hands were not washed after being diapered in the infant room.

Plan of Correction: The director reviewed diapering procedures with all staff

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-J
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that medications were not kept in a locked place. Evidence: Medications were found to be in a unlocked cabinet in the office.

Plan of Correction: The director has locked all medications in a lock box in the office

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observations made, it was determined that the most recent inspection findings were not posted in a manner that was readily viewable by the public. Evidence: The report was on a counter top behind the front desk. One would need to walk behind the desk to read the report.

Plan of Correction: The most recent inspection findings are now posted in the main part of the lobby

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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