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The Learning Experience
12631 Smoketown Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 590-4740

Current Inspector: Donna Liberman (540) 359-5244

Inspection Date: May 23, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. There were 121 children in care being supervised by 19 staff members. The children were observed participating in structured center play, outdoor play, and preparing for lunch. Lunch served today is turkey and cheese sandwich, peas and carrots, peaches, and milk. Ten children's records were reviewed and in compliance. Seven staff records were reviewed. Eight medications were reviewed and in compliance. The most recent emergency escape drill was conducted 04/02/2019 and the most recent emergency escape drill was conducted 12/20/2018. If you have questions regarding this inspection you may contact Sharon Allen at 540-272-2941 or sharon.l.allen@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on review of seven staff records it was determined that not all staff records contained documentation of a TB (tuberculosis) screening within the first 21 days of employment. Evidence: Staff A (start date:11/26/2018) and Staff B (start date: 04/09/2019) did not have documentation of a TB screening on file.

Plan of Correction: Administration requested documentation of a TB screening for the staff members of Staff A and B.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: Based on observation of the two year old classroom it was determined that not all procedures for hand washing were followed. Evidence: Staff A was observed changing two children's diapers. While diapering both children staff A did not wash the child's hands after diapering. Staff A did not wash their own hands after diapering.

Plan of Correction: Administration re-trained Staff A on the proper hand washing procedures during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation of diapering in the two year old classroom it was determined that not all procedures for diapering were followed: 1. Staff A was observed diapering two children. Staff A failed to clean and sanitize the changing table after each diaper change. 2. The changing pad in the infant room had multiple cracks on top leaving the changing pad absorbent.

Plan of Correction: Administration re-trained Staff A on proper diapering procedures during the inspection.

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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