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KinderCare Learning Center #300800
1178 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 435-3955

Current Inspector: Brenda Kuhlman (703) 304-9609

Inspection Date: May 12, 2016

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
32.1 Report by person other than physician
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:
Technical assistance today included limiting use of outdoor areas until repairs are completed; trash cans for children's bathrooms; infant room entryway space in front of classroom doors; documentation of "tummy time;" monitoring/awareness of water temp in children's sinks; documentation of parent-teacher conferences/assessment; use of boppy seats.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today between 11 am - 2:20 pm. There were 58 children in five classrooms with 11 staff. I observed children listening to a story; singing; coloring; building with legos; in circle time and eating lunch. Records were well-organized. If you have any questions, please contact me at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: During a review of children's records today, one written agreement was found to be incomplete. Evidence: Of five files reviewed today, the file of Child 1 had agreements that had not been signed by the parent.

Plan of Correction: Parent of Child 1 signed addendum on May 12.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: During today's inspection, some areas of the center were observed to not be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: Outdoors: 1)Large areas of standing water were observed today in the play area where mulch had been washed away; leaving a network of thin, exposed tree roots that posed a tripping hazard. 2) A barrier board was observed to be broken off at the edge of nail, where over two feet of deck barrier was missing. (This was previously cited on 12/21/15.) 3) A small drainage hole was observed to open in the concrete, lined with a sharp plastic edging, filled with dirt and accessible to children at play. 4) A green wooden door was observed to be splintering at the bottom and middle, accessible to children in care. Indoors: 1) A lego table was observed to be very ricketty. 2) The plastic infant slide was observed to be grimy. 3) There were tears in the couch in one class.

Plan of Correction: 1) Facilities Technician came out on Friday and has placed an order for mulch to be replaced where the rain had washed it away and to cover roots. There is no longer water on the playground. 2) The barrier board was replaced and secured 5/13. 3) A work order was placed on 5/13 to replace the drain pipe that connects to the drainage whole (sic) 4) A work order was placed on 513 to repaint the green door. Indoors: 1) The lego table was fixed during the inspection. 2) The pain was cleaned off of the infant slide 5/12. 3) A new couch cushion has been ordered.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: During today's inspection, some hazardous substances were observed to be in an unlocked area. Evidence: During today's inspection, the kitchen door was propped open, and a cabinet where cleaning materials were stored was observed to be unlatched.

Plan of Correction: The kitchen doors will not be propped open anymore. The cook will always secure the cabinet locks after opening.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B
Description: During today's inspection, the water in a children's sink was found to have a temperature was that did not meet requirements. Evidence: The water in one sink used by children today registered between 125 - 130 degrees, above the maximum of 120 degrees. (This was previously cited on 12/21/2015.).

Plan of Correction: The water temperature was adjusted on 5/13/16.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: A review of children's medication today found that one medication authorization did not meet the center's written medication policy regarding authorizations. Evidence: The parent's written authorization for the medication for Child 1 was found to be expired as of 4/18/16.

Plan of Correction: The medication was sent home with a new authorization form for the parent and doctor to fill out.


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