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KinderCare Learning Center #765
437 Knoll Street, NW
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 938-7040

Current Inspector: Anansa Archer-Hicks (703) 268-3295

Inspection Date: Aug. 22, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the VDSS required training. Discussed subsidy standards that will be merging with licensing standards on or after October 2018.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today from 9:50am-4:00pm. There were 73 children (infants-12yrs.) supervised by 11 direct care staff. The physical plant, 5 staff records, 8 children?s records, medications, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed cutting, playing with blocks, Legos, napping, and playing on the playground. Bottle-feeding and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was an abundance of books, toys, and materials, which were found to be developmentally appropriate for the children in care at the time of inspection. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the Violation Notice. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector, Anansa Archer-Hicks at (703) 268-3295 or anansa.archer-hicks@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on record review, the center's injury prevention procedures were not updated at least annually. Evidence: The most recent review of the center's injury plan was dated 7/5/2017.

Plan of Correction: We will update it by Friday.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, 4 of 8 children's records did not contain all of the required information. Evidence: 1. Child #1's (start date: 8/31/2015) record did not contain documentation of either parent work telephone numbers. 2. Child #2's (start date: 5/1/2017) record did not contain documentation of a physical completed by a physician. 3. Child #7's (start date: 11/7/2016) record contained emergency contact information that was last reviewed and signed by the parent on 11/15/2016. Child #8's (start date: 9/22/2015) record contained emergency contact information that was last reviewed and signed by the parent on 1/4/2017.

Plan of Correction: All new forms have been collected and will make it into their files. Child #2 does not attend KinderCare as of 6/24/2018 (file wasn't pulled from the drawer).

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 5 staff records did not contain all of the required information. Evidence: Staff E's (date of hire: 8/14/2018) record did not contain documentation of an emergency contact person, proof of education, or staff orientation completed by the end of the employee's first day of employment.

Plan of Correction: We will complete all missing paperwork today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, all areas and equipment were not maintained in a clean, safe, and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Chipped paint was observed on various baseboards throughout the center, and on the walls in the School Age classroom. 2. The half doors leading into the Infant A and School-Age classrooms were jammed, causing difficulty entering and exiting the classrooms. 3. The diaper changing pad in the Toddler classroom was dirty, and had visible debris and crumbs on it.

Plan of Correction: Work orders are being placed today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, 2 of 6 classrooms contained hazardous substances that were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. In the Infant B classroom, 3 cleaning spray bottles containing chemical solutions were found in an unlocked cabinet below the refrigerator. 2. In the Infant A classroom, tubes of diaper cream were found in an unlocked cabinet underneath the diaper changing table.

Plan of Correction: Teachers will be retrained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, 2 electrical outlets did not have protective covers. Evidence: 1. In the Preschool classroom, an electrical outlet was uncovered behind the kitchen door. 2. In the 2's classroom, an electrical outlet was uncovered underneath the shelf by the side door.

Plan of Correction: The Health and Safety Coordinator will monitor daily.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-330-B
Description: Based on observation, the playground area did not contain a sufficient amount of resilient surfacing. Evidence: The small playground contained an insufficient amount of mulch, creating large areas of dirt.

Plan of Correction: I will put in a work order today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on a review of medications, 1 of 10 medications on site did not have parental authorization. Evidence: Child #3 (start date: 8/1/2016) had Erythromyan Ophthalmic ointment on site with a signed authorization form that applied to the states of Washington and Utah.

Plan of Correction: A new form will be sent home with the family today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-C
Description: Based on a review of medications, the center did not follow methods to prevent the use of outdated medication. Evidence: Child #4's Children's Tylenol expired 7/2018.

Plan of Correction: It will be sent home today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-F
Description: Based on a review of medications, 2 of 10 medications were not in the original container with the direction label attached. Evidence: Child #4's Children's Tylenol, and Child #9's Children's Ibuprofen were not in the original container with the direction label attached.

Plan of Correction: Medication will be sent home today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-N
Description: Based on a review of medications, 4 of 10 medication authorization forms expired, and the medications were not picked up within 14 days nor did the parent renew the authorization forms. Evidence: 1. Child #9's Children's Ibuprofen had a medication authorization that expired 6/30/2018. 2. Child #6's Children's Benadryl had a medication authorization that expired 3/25/2018). 3. Child #8's Epi-Pen had a medication authorization that expired 3/16/2018. 4. Child #7's Epi-Pen had a medication authorization that expired 3/16/2018.

Plan of Correction: Forms will be sent home to be renewed today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-540-E
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the center did not have one working, battery-operated radio. Evidence: The center did not have the correct size batteries to operate the battery-operated radio.

Plan of Correction: I will purchase new batteries.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 5 staff records did not contain documentation of a completed sworn disclosure statement. Evidence: Staff E's (date of hire: 8/14/2018) record did not contain documentation of a completed sworn disclosure statement.

Plan of Correction: We will give the employee the sworn disclosure today. Employee wasn't present at the center when the inspection was done and she won't return until we receive the required documentation.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on observation, the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility were not posted. Evidence: The most recent inspection, conducted on 7/5/2018, was not posted.

Plan of Correction: I will post today.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, 1 of 5 staff records did not contain documentation of completed fingerprint results, prior to employment. Evidence: Staff E's (start date: 8/14/2018) record did not contain documentation of completed fingerprint results.

Plan of Correction: We will wait on the fingerprint results to return before the employee starts work. Employee wasn't present at the center when the inspection was done and she won't return until we receive the required documentation.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, the center did not submit an out-of-state central registry search for a staff member. Evidence: 1. Staff B's (start date: 11/23/2015) sworn disclosure was completed on 1/22/2018 and indicated that the individual has resided in Puerto Rico within the last 5 years. 2. Staff B's record did not contain documentation of a central registry child abuse and neglect search for Puerto Rico.

Plan of Correction: We will send it 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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