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KinderCare Learning Center #888
6123 Gum St.
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 922-5040

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

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)
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:
During the inspection the licensing representative discussed with the Director: - daily health training requirements - physicals for recently enrolled children - inspector follow up needed with Fairfax Licensing Office Liason on updates for KCLC enrollment forms - ongoing improvements regarding program repairs and maintenance

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 11:00am-2:00pm. A total of 43 children were in the care of 8 staff. Children were observed while engaged in various individual and group activities, handwashing, lunch [cheese pasta, pees, applesauce]. Infant bottle feeding and positive staff interactions were also observed. A sample of 4 staff records, 5 children's records, emergency drills and other documents were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are documented on the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Ivaco.Clarke@dss.virginia.gov or 571.835.5505.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A
Description: Based on a sample of records reviewed, 1 out of 5 children's records did not include documentation of immunizations prior to the child's first date of attendance. Evidence: The record for Child #1 [date of enrollment: 1/7/2019] was missing an immunization record.

Plan of Correction: We will request the information from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a sample of records reviewed, 1 out of 5 children's records did not include the required information. Evidence: The record for Child #2 was missing the parent's employer and work phone number.

Plan of Correction: We will request the information from the parent.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C
Description: Based on a sample of records reviewed, documentation of 16 hours of annual training was not available at the time of the inspection for 3 out of 4 staff. Evidence: 1. Approximately 2.5 hours of training were documented for Staff #1 during the 2017-2018 program year. 2. 6 hours of training were documented for Staff #2 during the 2017-2018 program year. 3. Approximately 8.5 hours of training were documented for Staff #1 during the 2017-2018 program year.

Plan of Correction: We are working to improve our training documentation for the current school year.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observations, areas inside the center were not maintained in safe and operable conditions. Evidence: A loose floor tile and a chipped floor tile were observed in the two's bathroom - posing a tripping hazard.

Plan of Correction: We received materials to have the floor repaired 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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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