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KinderCare Learning Center #301044
4381 Kevin Walker Drive
Dumfries, VA 22025-1636
(703) 680-2244

Current Inspector: Donna Liberman (540) 359-5244

Inspection Date: Dec. 7, 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.
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. with the center assistant director. 51 children, ages 8 months through 5 years old, were under the care and supervision of nine staff. Children were observed having circle time, napping, being held and fed a bottle, playing with toy cars and blocks, building with Magnatiles, and playing a "My Community" memory game. Both the fire and health inspections are current. The last emergency escape drill was 11/11/16. The last shelter-in-place drill was 9/14/16. Three medications and two staff records were reviewed. Four complete children's records were reviewed. For any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector Marty Quade at (540) 272-5065 and Marty.Quade@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-A
Description: Based on review of of three medications, the staff did not ensure the care and protection of a child in care. Evidence: Child A's, age 8, emergency medication, Q-dryl liquid antihistamine, for food allergies expired at the end of October 2016.

Plan of Correction: The assistant director will notify the parent today to replace the expired medication. The medication had not been opened/used, and our center does not serve those foods that Child A is allergic to.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-350-E-2
Description: Based on review of written attendance record, review of four children's records, staff interviews, and observation, the center did not maintain the required supervision ratio of staff to children. Evidence: Two staff members were supervising 12 children in the two's classroom. The required ratio of one staff member for every five children , based on the youngest child in the group, Child B (date of birth: 12/16/14; age 23 months) applies to the entire group.

Plan of Correction: The assistant director immediately returned Child B to the toddler classroom. In the future, children will not be transitioned without the required three components of the written parent permission, the assessment of the director, and the assessment of the lead teacher indicating that all three individuals feel that the child is ready for the transition.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-C
Description: Based on review of three staff records, not all central registry record checks were updated every three years. Evidence: Staff A?s last completed central registry record check was dated 10/21/13.

Plan of Correction: Staff A's central registry record check request had been sent in but returned with a request to clarify a deceased spouse's information.

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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