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Bright Horizons at Crystal City
2451 Crystal Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 416-0767

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: March 29, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Technical Assistance:
Consultation was given on lead teacher qualifications and training requirements within a month of being promoted as well as infant crib spacing when all cribs are occupied.

An unannounced monitoring visit was conducted from 11:00-1:30. All rooms were in ratio with direct care staff. Observed children transitioning from outside, infant care, diapering, lunch (mac and cheese, mixed vegetables, apples and milk), emergency preparation, trainings, medications, a sample of children records and newly hired staff. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me. Thank you Ann Dramstad Licensing Inspector 703-314-0860

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on record review, 1 of 5 children's records does not have an additional immunization record for a child under two years of age. Evidence: Child #3's immunization record was last updated 8/2018.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, Areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, are not maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Paint is peeling in the following classrooms:Toddler 1, Toddler 2, Toddler 3, Pre-School 2, Infant 3 and Twos-3. 2. The wallboard by the hall storage closet is cracked. 3. The cabinet veneer is peeling on 3 cabinets along the bottom in Toddler 1 4. The red couch in Toddler 3 has split and worn plastic covering on the arm rest.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-340-D
Description: Based on record review and center administration statement, two classrooms do not have at least one staff member who meets the qualifications of a program leader and are regularly present. Evidence: Classroom Two's-3 has not had a lead qualified staff since the end of December 2018 Classroom Infant-1 has not had a lead qualified staff since mid November 2018.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C
Description: Based on observation, procedures for over the counter creams were not maintained. 1. A OTC cream in the Infant-1 classroom had green tape on the container but was not labeled with the child's name. 2. In Toddler-2 classroom an OTC cream product expired 1/2019 (child #1)

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-560-G
Description: Based on observation, food bought from home was not clearly labeled to identify the owner. Evidence: Two baskets for children in the Toddler-2 classroom had food pouches/dried fruit snack bags that were not labeled and dated to clearly identify the owner.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


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