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Kiddie Academy of Alexandria
1000 Bernard Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 497-2500

Current Inspector: Maria Robles-Lopez (703) 397-3827

Inspection Date: April 6, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced Renewal inspection was conducted this date. A total of 63 children with 18 staff were on site. Observation of all six classrooms was made. Ratios were found to be in compliance. Hand washing, diapering and bottle feeding procedures were observed during the inspection. Staff interviews conducted to ascertain knowledge of the center's emergency procedures pertaining to fire evacuation and shelter in place drills. All medications reviewed and all topical ointments were reviewed. Transitions from morning programming to lunch was observed. Lunch today was chicken, tater tots, applesauce and green beans. A total of 5 children's records and 6 staff records were reviewed. This inspection began at 10:30am and ended at 3:15pm. Thank you for your cooperation today. Please email me at: lisa.hudson@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-G
Description: Based on staff statements and observation of the Infant rooms, cribs were not used for children under 12 months of age. Evidence: Licensing Inspector observed one child, age 11 months sleeping on a cot located in the play area of the classroom. Staff stated that one other child sleeps on a cot.

Plan of Correction: This was corrected immediately. All children under the age of 12 months will sleep in cribs.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-A
Description: Based on review of the topical ointments in the center, some ointments were kept and used beyond the expiration. Evidence: Aquaphor for Child #1 expired in 6/2008. Topical ointment for Child #2 expired in 6/2017 and topica ointment for child #3 expired in 1/17.

Plan of Correction: All of these ointments were removed from the changing area.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on review of all diaper ointment maintained in the center, completed authorizations were not found. Evidence: Authorizations for diaper ointments were not found for Child #4, 5 and 6.

Plan of Correction: We will obtain authorizations for these ointments. We will continue to remind staff to obtain completed authorizations.

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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