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KinderCare Learning Center - Fox Chase
2900 Fox Chase Lane
Midlothian, VA 23112
(804) 744-6814

Current Inspector: Kelly Adriazola (804) 662-9760

Inspection Date: March 30, 2018

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
Two licensing inspectors conducted an unannounced renewal inspection Friday, March 30, 2018 from approximately 9:50AM to 2:40PM. The following ratios were observed with a total of 62 children present during the inspection: Infants ? 11 children with 3 staff Toddlers - 7 children with 2 staff Twos - 13 children with 2 staff Threes - 17 children with 2 staff Pre-K - 14 children with 2 staff School age children were not present during the inspection. The children and staff were engaged in a variety of activities when the licensing inspector arrived. The Infants were observed sleeping in cribs and playing with toys on the floor. The Toddlers were observed playing with balls, toys and puzzles. The Twos and the Preschool children were observed singing songs and preparing for an Easter Egg Hunt. The Pre-K classroom was observed participating in an Easter Egg Hunt and opening their Easter Eggs. Lunch was served during the inspection. Lunch consisted of tuna, bread, mash potatoes, mixed vegetables and milk. Later the children were observed resting at nap time. All areas of the facility including classrooms, hallways, playgrounds, bathrooms and playgrounds were inspected. The facility was equipped with toys and supplies and items were available to the children. The following information was reviewed: injury reports, injury prevention plan, daily sheets, daily attendance, practiced emergency drill logs, parent agreements, staff training information and liability insurance. Liability insurance expiration is 12/1/18. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Medication is administered and medication and authorization forms were reviewed. The facility provides transportation and vehicles and transportation documents were reviewed. Last documented health inspection: 12/01/2017. Last documented fire inspection: 11/13/2017. During the inspection, six children's records and six staff records were reviewed. The risk profile tool will be used for the licensing recommendation by the licensing department. The renewal application was received prior to the expiration of the current license. Until the new license is received, the provider is legally operating. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Lynn Powers at (804) 662-9790.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on review of six children's records, the facility did not obtain documentation of updated immunizations for one child under the age of two years. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the record for Child #4 (start date 12/7/15) contained immunization record dated 10/19/16. Child #4 turned two years of age in October 2017. A member of management reviewed the record also during the inspection and confirmed the information was accurate. The facility is required to obtain documentation of updated immunization records at least every six months until the child turns two years of age.

Plan of Correction: We will request the information from the parent today and add it to the record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review of six staff records, one staff did not submit documentation of an updated tuberculosis screening within the required time frame. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the record for Staff #2 (hire date 08/07/15) contained a negative tuberculosis screening dated 11/10/15. A member of management reviewed the record also during the inspection and confirmed the information was accurate. Tuberculosis screenings are required to be updated at least every two years from the date of the first initial screening.

Plan of Correction: Staff #2 is currently on vacation. We will send her for an updated screening when she returns next week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observations, the facility did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevented access by children. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed two cans of air freshener located in an unlocked cabinet in the Pre-K bathroom.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation, the staff did not ensure all children washed their hands prior to eating. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed children coming in from the playground after completing an Easter Egg Hunt. The children selected a treat from the eggs and sat down at the table and ate the candy without washing their hands first.

Plan of Correction: I will review with the staff the correct hand washing policy.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation and interview, the facility did not ensure staff disposed of soiled diapers in such a way that neither the staff member's hand nor the soiled diaper touches an exterior surface of the storage system. Evidence: During the inspection, the licensing inspector observed the foot operated trash can in the Twos bathroom was broken. Staff stated they had been using the broken trash can to dispose soiled diapers in. The licensing inspector observed soiled diapers in the trash can.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.

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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