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The Goddard School - Leesburg
601 Tavistock Drive, SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 443-6766

Current Inspector: Derek Acosta (703) 554-4995

Inspection Date: April 5, 2019

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
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:
Discussion was held on the topics of current enrollment, current staffing, and records for both children and staff.

The following inspection took place between the hours of 9 am through 3 pm. Today, I met with the Staff of the Goddard School located in Leesburg, Virginia. At the start of this unannounced monitoring inspection there were a total of 105 children with 16 classroom staff; good ratios in all 9 rooms. A total of 10 children?s files and 10 staff files were reviewed. The children were engaged in the following: center activities within each classroom, how to get milk from a cow, story time, games, art, diapering, bathroom breaks, hand washing, tummy time, infant sleeping, lunch, nap time, and other organized activities. If you should have any future questions, please call or send an e-mail. Thank you. Charlie Perkins, Licensing Inspector (703) 309-3963

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on review, 2 of 10 children's files reviewed indicated that the center did not obtain documentation of additional immunizations once every six months for children under the age of two years. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (04/05/2019), the following children did not have a current immunization record on file: Child #1 (immunization record dated - 08/29/2018), and Child #2 (immunization record dated - 06/06/2018). 2. Both children, based on information on file, were under the age of two years on the date of inspection.

Plan of Correction: An updated immunization page shall be obtained and placed on file for each child.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on review, 1 of 10 children's files reviewed indicated that each child did not have a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician within one month after attendance. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (04/05/2019), documentation of a physical was not available for review for Child #8. 2. The start date for Child #8 was listed as 10/20/2016. 3. Child #8 was present on the date of inspection.

Plan of Correction: Documentation of a physical shall be obtained for Child #8 and placed on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on review, 2 of 10 staff files indicated that it has been more that two years since the most current tuberculosis screening or testing by a licensed physician or the local health department. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (04/05/2019), the current TB documentation on file for Staff #4 was dated - 01/12/2017. 2. The current TB documentation on file for Staff #5 was dated - 12/06/2016.

Plan of Correction: Updated TB documentation shall be obtained and placed on file for both staff.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on review, 1 of 10 children's records reviewed indicated that not all of the required information was contained within each child's file. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (04/05/2019), the addresses for the 2 emergency contacts listed for Child #2 were not available for review. 2. The name and phone numbers were listed.

Plan of Correction: All missing information shall be obtained and placed on file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances, such as cleaning materials, were not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (04/05/2019), cleaning supplies were observed in an unlocked cabinet within the bathroom in the Pre-Toddler room. The cleaning supplies were not in use. 2. This cabinet was below the changing table, sitting off of the floor. While a lock was attached to the handle; it was not engaged, but hung open. 3. There were 5 children (18 - 24 months) with 1 staff person present at the time of this observation.

Plan of Correction: Corrected on the date of inspection. The lock was engaged, thus securing this cabinet.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on observation, the center had expired medication on site. Evidence - 1. On the date of inspection (04/05/2019), medication to be administered on an as needed basis for Child #11 had an expiration date of 03/2019. 2. Since its arrival by the child's parent, this medication has remained in its original container unused.

Plan of Correction: The expired medication shall be returned to the parent of Child #11. Updated medication will be requested.


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