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Blue Bird of Vienna
1101 Park Street SE
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 938-5955

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: Aug. 24, 2017

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
We reviewed changes to background checks and reminded management to obtain staff records when borrowing staff from sister centers.

Comments:
The Licensing Inspector conducted an unannounced complaint inspection in response to a complaint that was received by the licensing office on 08/23/17. Interviews were conducted with staff, classrooms were observed for proper ratios and records were reviewed for proper documentation. The information gathered during this investigation supports the allegations, so the complaint is determined to be valid. The classrooms were maintained within required ratios during this investigation. If you have any questions you may contact me at mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-4718.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on record reviews, center did not obtain references for each staff before employment. Evidence: There were no references for the following new staff (Staff #1 hired 8/24/17, Staff # 2 hired 8/18/17, Staff # 3 hired 8/21/17, Staff # 4 hired 8/23/17).

Plan of Correction: I will get the references done today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on observation and record review, center did not complete staff orientation by the end of the first day of staff assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: The following staff, (Staff #1 hired 8/24/17, Staff # 2 hired 8/18/17, Staff # 3 hired 8/21/17, Staff # 4 hired 8/23/17)were observed supervising children during this inspection. There was no documentation to show they received new employee orientation by the first day of employment.

Plan of Correction: I will get the orientation completed today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-470-E
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observation and staff interviews, children not toilet trained were using portable wading pools. Evidence: When licensing inspectors arrived at 11:15 am, 12 children in the two year old class were observed outside playing in portable wading pools. Staff stated that all children were not toilet trained.

Plan of Correction: We will make sure that the children are not allowed to do that anymore.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-480-B
Complaint related: No
Description: Based on observation and record review, the center did not obtain written permission from the parent for children to participate in the portable wading pools. Evidence: Children in the two year old classroom were observed playing in the wading pools. Children records were reviewed and there was no documentation of written permission from the parents.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure that in the future we have permission slips for all children, signed by the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on record review, the center has not obtained sworn statement for each staff prior to first day of employment. Evidence: There is no documentation of the sworn statement prior to the staff's first day of employment. (Staff #1 hired 8/24/17, Staff # 2 hired 8/18/17, Staff # 3 hired 8/21/17, Staff # 4 hired 8/23/17).

Plan of Correction: I will get these done today.

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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