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Bright Mind Preschool
322 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 928-0591

Current Inspector: Stephanie Salvatori (571) 389-0980

Inspection Date: Jan. 9, 2019

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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussed Emergency procedures, trainings for staff, hand sanitizer, homeopathic toiletries, playground distance.

Comments:
An unannounced mandated Monitoring inspection was conducted today from 9:45am to 2:00 pm. There were 23 children present with 5 caregivers. Children were observed cutting paper, practicing number sequence, coloring rhino tusks, listening to music and reading a book. Reviewed 5 staff files, 3 children's files, emergency evacuation log and supplies, medications, menu, daily schedule, playgrounds and physical plant. Violations of the standards are recorded on the Violation Notice. Should you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact Licensing Inspector, Georganne Buccine (georganne.buccine@dss.virginia.gov)

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, staff did obtain results of a follow up TB screening every two years. Evidence: Staff#1 did not have a current TB test result. Last test result was dated 8/27/16; expired 8/27/18.

Plan of Correction: I will have her get one, or a doctor's note because she's pregnant.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-H
Description: Based on observation, potentially harmful agents were not stored inaccessible to children. Evidence: Staff purses were observed in an open cabinet accessible to children. This violation was corrected during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: We are going to have a re-training session with staff

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-550-D
Description: Based on record review, a minimum of two shelter in place practice drills per year were not conducted. Evidence: Documentation and interview with Administrator revealed the center has not conducted the required 2 shelter in place drills.

Plan of Correction: I will contact the fire marshal/police to give us assistance on the procedure and then we will ensure we do 2 per 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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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