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KinderCare Learning Center - Pocoshock
2621 Pocoshock Boulevard
North chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 276-6554

Current Inspector: Susan Ellington-Sconiers (804) 588-2368

Inspection Date: July 23, 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:
The inspector reviewed resilient surfacing requirements (330-B) with the director.

The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection on 07/23/2019 from 9:50am to 1:40pm. The children were observed playing in centers, creating crafts, participating in water play, dancing and eating lunch. A formal observation was completed with the infant and two year old classrooms. Lunch consisted of sausage and cheese biscuits with jelly, peas and carrots, pineapples and milk. The menu was posted. Interviews were held with staff throughout the inspection, and the inspector interacted with children in each classroom when appropriate. All classrooms and playgrounds were inspected today. Seven children?s records and six employee records were reviewed during this inspection. The center administers medication; however they did not have any being given at this time. Thirteen injury reports were reviewed as well as the center's injury prevention plan. The center's first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Last emergency drill: 07/15/2019 Last shelter-in-place drill: 06/14/2019 Last fire inspection: 08/16/2018 Last health inspection: 03/13/2019 Today, the following child to staff ratios were observed: Infants - 9:3 Toddler ? 7:2 Twos - 7:1 Twos and Threes - 16:2 Preschool and Pre-K - 20:2 School Age - 12:1 The violations from the previous inspections were checked for corrections. There was one repeat violation found during today?s inspection. If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector, Kandra Brown, at (804) 662-9038.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on record review, the center did not ensure that two of seven children's records contained documentation of a physical examination by or under the direction of a physician. Evidence: 1. The record of child #4 (start date: 6/5/19) did not have documentation of a physical examination. 2. The record of child #5 (start date: 3/26/19) did not have documentation of a physical examination.

Plan of Correction: Children will be placed on suspension until documents are submitted.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that areas and equipment of the center were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: The school age, preschool and pre-k, twos and threes, and toddler classrooms had several areas with chipped and peeling paint.

Plan of Correction: Work orders will be put in today.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that hazardous substances such as cleaning materials were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: 1. There was an unlocked cabinet in the school age classroom containing several cleaners. 2. There was an unlocked closet in the school age classroom that contained a cleaner. 3. There was an unlocked cabinet in the twos and threes bathroom that contained a cleaner.

Plan of Correction: Corrected during the inspection.


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.

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