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Minnieland Academy @ Ashbriar (#60)
43560 Suzanne Hope Way
Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 726-9090

Current Inspector: Pernille Brandt (703) 203-8659

Inspection Date: July 20, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted on July 20 2018 between 9:30am and 2:00pm. There were 65 children in the direct care of 17 staff members. Children were observed having circle time, being diapered, being fed, playing on the playground area, singing, dancing, and working on crafts. The center was observed to be clean and organized. There were plenty of age-appropriate materials for children to utilize. If you have any questions please contact me at 703-554-4995 or at

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on children's record review, 2 of 6 children's records did not have documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence: Child #4, born August 2016, last documented immunization record on file is dated August 17, 2017. Child #5, born April 2017, last documented immunization record is dated August 15 2017.

Plan of Correction: All immunization records will be obtained by center 7/27/2018

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas and equipment of the center were not maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence: In the playground area containing the basketball court, wooden fencing has protruding screws and bolts sticking out. One of the planks is broken and has wooden pieces sticking out. In the same playground space, the resilient surfacing has gaps and tears that can be a tripping hazard for younger children. The K-Stem classroom used large cans as planters. Some of the aluminum cans still had lids that were partially attached and had sharp edges. The K-Stem and Junior Kindergarten classrooms were growing Moonflower. The flower is toxic to humans if ingested.

Plan of Correction: All toxic flowers were removed from the classroom and were disposed of immediately. Date of correction: 7/20/2018. Maintenance was notified immediately of tripping hazards on the resilient surfaces and fence and wood structures that need to be fixed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous materials were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: In the school age classroom there was a pain relieving agent in an unlocked closet, a bug repellent spray in an unlatched cabinet, and cleaning supplies in another unlatched cabinet. In the junior kindergarten classroom there were cleaning materials in an unlocked cabinet underneath the children's sink.

Plan of Correction: Pain relieving agent and bug repellent were removed from the classroom immediately and all cleaning agents were locked in a cabinet. Retrained all employees on making sure all chemicals are in a locked cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the diapering surface was not nonabsorbent. Evidence. in the older infants classroom, the diapering surface has two frayed edges that make the diapering surface absorbent.

Plan of Correction: New diaper pad was ordered.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-C
Description: Based on observation, the first aid kit does not include the minimum requirements. Evidence: The first aid kit did not contain a first aid manual.

Plan of Correction: Center first aid kit had all required supplies and center management attached a first aid manual. 7/27/2018


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