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Aldersgate Day School
1301 Collingswood Road
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 768-8351

Current Inspector: Shahana Green (571) 423-6735

Inspection Date: Nov. 13, 2018

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
32.1 Report by person other than physician
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Licensing inspector discussed new sworn statements forms with director.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from approximately 9am-12pm. There were 96 children in the direct care and supervision of 21 staff. A sample of 10 children?s records, 6 staff records, and 5 medications were reviewed. The children were observed painting, singing, dancing, coloring, building cabins, and playing pretend. 1new staff has been hired since the last inspection. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the director. If you have any questions, contact Kimberly.Sawyer@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on interview with staff, the center did not have an injury prevention plan. Evidence: Staff A stated that the center does not have an injury prevention plan.

Plan of Correction: I will do that right away. I want to research plans first.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on record review, children's records were incomplete. Evidence: 4 of 10 children's records reviewed were missing required information. 1) Child A was missing mother's employer. 2) Child B was missing 1 of 2 required emergency contacts. 3) Child D was missing the address of 1 emergency contact. 4) Child E was missing 1 of 2 required emergency contacts and the address of the additional emergency contact,

Plan of Correction: I will send the forms home this week and get them completed.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-E
Description: Based on record review and interview with staff, the center did not maintain practice drills for one year. Evidence: The practice drills available were conducted in Sept 2018 and Oct 2018. The drills for the previous year were not available. Staff A stated that she does not maintain past records.

Plan of Correction: I will start maintianing records for a year.

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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