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Kid's Station Learning Center
1100 Sam Perry Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 741-3740

Current Inspector: Laura Brindle (540) 905-2062

Inspection Date: May 2, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Comments:
An unannounced Monitoring Inspection was conducted today from 12:00pm t0 3:40pm. There were 150 (infants to Kindergarten) directly supervised by 23 staff. The physical plant, 10 staff records, 10 children?s records, 5 children's medications and medication authorization records, evacuation drills, injury reports, emergency supplies, and policies were inspected. Children were observed participating in circle time, participating in group and individual activities, playing outside, and preparing for and taking naps. Diapering and hand-washing procedures were also observed. There was a sufficient supply of books, toys, and materials for the children. There was an adequate number of staff with current certification in MAT, CPR and First Aid, as well as DHO training. Staff-to-child ratios were in compliance. The center was clean and organized. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact the Licensing Inspector. Keesha Minor (keesha.minor@dss.virginia.gov)

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-B
Description: Based on review, the facility did not have acceptable forms of documentation of tuberculosis screenings. Evidence: the facility had a list of staff with "completion" dates which was their documentation of TB screenings, but the form did not have "A clearance statement signed by a physician, the physician's designee or an official of the local health department. This statement shall include language that the individual does not have any current symptoms of active tuberculosis, does not have either a risk factor for acquiring tuberculosis infection or a risk factor for progression to active tuberculosis disease as defined by the local health department, or has been treated for these conditions in the past, and is currently free of tuberculosis in a communicable form. Individuals who have a risk factor for progression to active tuberculosis disease as defined by the Virginia Department of Health shall submit documentation as stated in subdivision 2 or 3 of this subsection;"

Plan of Correction: Will correct by the end of the week.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-40-J
Description: Based on review and staff interviews, the facility did not have documentation of injury prevention procedures that are updated at least annually based on documentation of injuries and a review of the activities and services. Evidence: The facility was not completing an annual update/review of the injury prevention procedures based on injuries and related activities and services.

Plan of Correction: The review/update will be completed during the supervisors meeting this Monday.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on review, the facility did not ensure that staff records were maintained with the required documentation. Evidence: Reviewed 10 staff records and found that Staff 7 did not have documentation of 2 reference checks being completed.

Plan of Correction: Corrected at the time of the visit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center, inside and outside, are maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1) Observed on the playground, 4 large planks of wood that were warped and lifted from their base, exposing rusted nails/screws underneath. 2) Observed on the preschool playground (on both the small blue slide structure, the yellow slide and the larger blue slide on the far end of the playground), a gap on the platform before the slide, causing a strangulation hazard.

Plan of Correction: 1) The planks were corrected at the time of the visit. 2) The gaps will be corrected by the end of the day.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on Observed, the facility did not ensure that electrical outlets have protective covers. Evidence: Observed the following: 1) 2 uncovered outlets near the sinks in the SA Room and 3 uncovered outlets on power-strips used for computers 2) 2 uncovered outlets near the computers in the Galaxy Room

Plan of Correction: Corrected at the time of the visit.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-430-C
Description: Based on observation, the facility did not ensure that the play equipment used by children met the minimum requirements. Evidence: Observed that the s-hooks on the swings were not closed and were open more than the width of a dime.

Plan of Correction: Will be corrected by the end of the day.

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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