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Children of America Deacon Road
2 South Pointe Lane
Suite 105
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
(540) 373-9929

Current Inspector: Donna Liberman (540) 359-5244

Inspection Date: Jan. 25, 2017

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.
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 2:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m. with the center director. 73 children, ranging in age from one month through 5 years old, were under the care and supervision of 11 staff. Children were observed eating afternoon snack, playing outside, playing with puzzles and books, and reading. Afternoon snack today was wheat crackers and cheese. Required information was posted. Both the fire and health inspections are current. The last emergency escape drill was 12/9/16. The last shelter-in-place drill was 6/29/16. The playground was toured and inspected. Three medications were reviewed. Three staff records were reviewed. Four children's records were reviewed and complete. 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 #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review of three staff records, the center did not maintain complete staff records. Evidence: Staff A's record did not include documentation of two reference checks.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that Staff A's references will be checked tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-80-A
Description: Based on a review of the written attendance records, the center did not ensure all children were included on the written attendance record. Evidence: Infant A's written attendance record listed six children with eight children physically present; Infant B's written attendance record listed six children with four children physically present; Toddlers' written attendance record listed 11 children with ten children physically present.

Plan of Correction: The director corrected the written attendance records during the inspection and will discuss this topic with the Educational Specialist.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on review of three staff records, the center did not have documentation that staff received orientation training that includes job responsibilities, policies/procedures, playground safety procedures, child abuse and neglect, and confidentiality by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: Staff B's (hired 1/9/17) record did not include documentation of orientation training.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that Staff B will complete orientation training tomorrow.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-G
Description: Based on review of three medications, the center did not have written authorization to administer medication. Evidence: The center did not have a long-term medication authorization form signed by a parent for Child A's medication. Child A's medication did have an authorization form signed by the doctor.

Plan of Correction: The parent signed the medication authorization form for Child A during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on review of the emergency response drills record, the center did not conduct monthly emergency escape drills. Evidence: There was no emergency escape drill documented for November 2016.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that going forward that monthly fire drills will be conducted and during all periods of a day.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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