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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: Jan. 6, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
A supplemental page was provided.

An unannounced on-site investigation was conducted on January 6, 2017 from 3:30a.m. to 4:50p.m. in response to a self-reported concern which was received in the Valley Licensing Office on January 4, 2017. Appropriate staff members were interviewed and two children's records were reviewed and one staff member's record was checked for updates. Classroom furniture arrangements were observed and discussed with staff. The violation resulting from the inspection was listed on the violation notice. There were 80 children present at the time of the inspection, and 144 children were enrolled in the program. An exit interview was conducted on January 6, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact your licensing inspector at (540) 280-0742.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-F
Description: Based on observation reports and interviews with staff, the center failed to provide sight supervision of children at all times. Evidence: 1. On 01/04/2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Child A (age four years) and Child B (age three years) were not in direct sight supervision of staff. The arrangement of furniture in Classroom A created a blind spot in the Computer Center, and supervising Staff Member #1 was unable to see interactions between the two children.

Plan of Correction: With regards to the aforementioned violation, Children of America will be more diligent and meticulous with evaluating the classroom layout at the beginning of each day prior to the children's arrival. From this evaluation, center management and classroom teachers will collaborate to determine the most appropriate room arrangement for the day. Teachers will continue to do their periodic sweeps of the classroom and conscientious monitoring while children are in their care.

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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