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Dawning Point Learning Center
15 Kingsland Drive
Stafford, VA 22556
(540) 659-9227

Current Inspector: Donna Liberman (540) 359-5244

Inspection Date: July 15, 2019 and July 17, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 12:30 - 3:00 pm with the center director. There were 40 children, ranging from four months to five years of age, present with seven staff supervising. Children were observed napping, waking, and eating afternoon snack. Snack served today was a cheese stick with crackers and water. Five children's records were reviewed and in compliance. Four staff records were reviewed. One medication/authorization form was reviewed and in compliance. The last fire drill was conducted: 6/10/19 and the last shelter-in-place drill was conducted: 5/16/19. If you have questions regarding this inspection, contact Donna Liberman at 540-359-5244 or email Donna.Liberman@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on a review of four staff files, and an interview with the director, it was determined that repeat tuberculosis (TB) test/screenings were not completed every two years. Evidence: The TB test for staff #2 is dated: 2/23/17.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, not all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: There was a bottle of bleach water solution left on a shelf above the changing table in the two's classroom. There was a small bottle of Dawn dishwashing detergent by the handwashing sink in the infant/toddler classroom. In the 4's classroom, there was an unlocked cabinet with shaving cream that stated, "keep out of reach of children." Pool chemicals were in an unlocked cabinet by the pool; no children were using the pool during today's observation.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-370-1
Description: Based on observation, and interviews with staff and the director, not all infants were laid on their back to sleep. Evidence: a four month old infant was observed in the crib sleeping on her side.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-450-A
Description: Based on observation, and interviews with staff, it was determined that rest cots used by children did not all have linens consisting of a top cover and a bottom cover. Evidence: in the 3's/4's class, approximately 8 children did not have a bottom cover and one child didn't have a top or bottom cover; in the 2's class, one child did not have a bottom cover.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-480-A
Description: Based on observation, and an interview with the director, the center did not have written safety rules for swimming posted by the pool. Evidence: the list of pool rules is not posted by the pool.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-B
Description: Based on observation, the diapering surface was absorbent. Evidence: the diaper pads on both the infant/toddler and two's changing tables had tears in the pad, making the surface absorbent.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on review of four staff records, and an interview with the director, it was determined that not all staff had a completed sworn statement or affirmation before employment. Evidence: Staff #1 (date of hire: 2/6/2019) and Staff # 3 (date of hire: 6/19/19)did not have documentation of a sworn statement in their file.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on review of four staff records, and an interview with the director, it was determined that not all staff had Central Registry Search results within thirty days of employment. Evidence: Staff #1 (Date of hire: 2/6/2019), did not have documentation of a Central Registry search report on file.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of four staff records, the center did not have documentation of an Office of Background Investigations (OBI) fingerprinting-based criminal history record determination letter prior to a staff beginning employment. Evidence: Staff #3 (hired: 6/19/19) did not have a determination letter in their record.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

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.

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