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The Learning Experience
8120 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 257-7900

Current Inspector: Morgan Bryson (540) 270-0057

Inspection Date: May 31, 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)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Make sure to remove any carpet before it starts to fray and become a tripping hazard.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today with the director, who was present with 57 preschoolers with 9 children providing supervision. The children and families of the students in the Pre-K classroom were outside partaking in their graduation ceremony during the inspection. Three children had medications on site, six staff and children's files were reviewed today. Arrival time: 10:35 am Departure time: 12: 55

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on a review of children's files, it was determined that child A does not have a physical on file within 30 days of enrollment. Child A enrolled in 10/18.

Plan of Correction: We have contacted the parent regarding the need of the physical.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-A
Description: Based on a review of six staff records and an interview with the director, it was determined that two staff did not have tuberculosis test/screenings on file within 21 days of their employment. Evidence: Staff A was hired on 2/20/19 and there was no tuberculosis test/screening on file. Staff B was hired on 2/25/19 and there was no tuberculosis test/screening on file.

Plan of Correction: I will have the staff bring me a copy of the tuberculosis tests.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of 6 children's files and an interview with the director, it was determined that one child did not have physician,or emergency contact information on file at the time of enrollment. Evidence: Child A enrolled in November 2018 and there was no physician information or emergency contact information on file.

Plan of Correction: We have contacted the parent who will be bringing this information today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-80-A
Description: Based on a review of the attendance log and observation, it was determined that the center did not keep an accurate written record of children in attendance each day. Evidence: There were 6 children written as being present in the Toddler B classroom when there were only 5 children present and there were 5 children written as being present in the Infant B classroom when there were 6 children present.

Plan of Correction: I will retrain the staff on maintaining accurate attendance.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on a review of six children's files, it was determined that there was no written agreement signed by the parents for child A by the first day of attendance. There was no agreement to address authorization for emergency medical care, arranging for pick up if so requested by the center and the statement that parents will inform the center within 24 hours of their household develops a reportable communicable disease.

Plan of Correction: We have contacted the parents and they will sign this agreement today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-A
Description: Evidence: Based on a review of children's files, it was determined that parents were not provided in writing information regarding the center's policies and procedures. The center failed to provide the parents of child A written information regarding the center's policies and procedures as outlined under this standard.

Plan of Correction: We will provide the parents this information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-440-B
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the center failed to write child A's name on his crib.

Plan of Correction: Completed during the inspection.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-E
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that mattresses used in the cribs were not waterproof. Evidence: Based on observation, it was determined that four infant crib mattress coverings were torn, therefore the mattresses were no longer waterproof.

Plan of Correction: We are in the process of replacing the mattresses.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-570-E
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the prepared bottle of infant formula was not dated for child B.

Plan of Correction: It was dated 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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