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Discovery Learning Center
5617 Mapledale Plaza
Dale city, VA 22193
(703) 590-2946

Current Inspector: Cathy E. Aylor (540) 222-6352

Inspection Date: Dec. 18, 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.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 11:30 am - 1:45 pm. There were 36 children in care being supervised by 7 staff members. The children were observed participating in outdoor play, structured center play, eating lunch, and preparing for nap. Lunch served today is chicken patty on whole wheat bun, applesauce, peas, and milk. Ten children's records were reviewed. Four staff records were reviewed. Three medication's were reviewed. There are currently three staff members on site who are MAT (Medicaiton Administration Training) certified. The most recent emergency escape drill was conducted 11/22/2017. If you have questions regarding this inspection you may contact Sharon Allen at 540-272-2941 or sharon.l.allen@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review of ten children's records it was determined that not all records contained documentation of the child's physical within the first 30 days of enrollment. Evidence: Child A with a start date of 5/31/2017 did not have documentation of a physical on file.

Plan of Correction: Administration will request an up to date physical from the parent's of Child A.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of four staff records it was determined that not all TB (Tuberculosis) Screenings were obtained with the first 21 days of employment. Evidence: Staff A with a start date of 8/28/17 did not have documentation of a TB screening on file.

Plan of Correction: Administration will obtain a TB Screening from Staff A.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review of four staff records it was determined that not all staff repeated TB (Tuberculosis) Screenings every two years. Evidence: The most recent TB Screening on file for Staff B was dated 5/19/15.

Plan of Correction: Staff B will obtain a current TB Screening and submit results to administration.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review of ten children's records it was determined that not all records were complete. Evidence: Child A with a start date of 5/31/2017 and Child B with a start date of 8/29/2017 did not have documentation of a proof of identity and age.

Plan of Correction: Administration will request proof of identity from the parents of Child A and Child B.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-B
Description: Based on observation of the infant room it was determined that not all cribs were identified for use by a specific child. Evidence: The six cribs observed were not labeled in a manner to identify the child assigned.

Plan of Correction: Administration will label the cribs with the child's name that is assigned to it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on observation of three medications it was determined that not all medication was accompanied with parental authorization. Evidence: The parent authorization form for the emergency medication on site for Child C was not signed by the parent.

Plan of Correction: Administration will request a parent signature from the parents of Child C for the authorization form.

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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