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AlphaBEST at Dumfries Elementary
3990 Cameron Street
Dumfries, VA 22026
(703) 216-0381

Current Inspector: Stephanie Reed (540) 272-6558

Inspection Date: Oct. 3, 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.
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 monitoring inspection was conducted with the director beginning at 3:55 PM and ending at 5:45 PM. There were eighteen children in the care of two staff during the inspection. The children's ages ranged between 5 and 9 years old. The children were observed playing soccer and basketball in the auxiliary gym. The children were also observed doing homework, reading books, and doing arts and craft activities. Six children's records and two staff records were reviewed and in compliance. The emergency escape drill log was reviewed. One medication was reviewed and in compliance. The first aid kit, flashlight, and weather-band radio were observed and in compliance. The most recent fire inspection was documented as 12/18/17. The most recent health inspection was documented as 6/7/18. If there are any questions regarding this inspection, contact Shawanda Henderson at 540-216-1434 or s.henderson@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on a review of documentation, the center did not conducted practice evacuation drills on a monthly basis as required. Evidence: There was no documentation for a practice evacuation drill for the month of June.

Plan of Correction: The director stated that the drill was conducted but not documented. The center will ensure that all practice drills will be documented going forward.

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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