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Capital Kids Preschool & Learning Center
8758 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
(703) 360-3668

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: July 22, 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)

Technical Assistance:
Technical Assistance offered in today's visit: background checks, children's immunization records and staff records.

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:40 am-1:40pm. 40 children were in care of 7 staff members present. Children were observed playing with the sensory table, home living toys and computers, playing outside on the playground, eating lunch and taking naps. The lunch menu included meatballs, corn, pears and milk. The school age children were observed leaving for a field trip. 5 children's records, 5 staff records, injury reports and permission forms were reviewed. Areas of non compliance are listed in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-4718.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-90--A
Description: Based on record review, a written agreement between the parent and the center was not obtained to include authorization for emergency medical care, center's illness policy and parents notifying the center of any communicable disease at home within 24 hours. Evidence: Child # 1's record did not have a written agreement that included authorization for emergency medical care, center's illness policy and policy about parents notifying the center of any communicable disease at home within 24 hours.

Plan of Correction: I will get the authorizations from the parents.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-210-A
Description: Based on record review and staff interview, a staff member did not meet the requirements to be a program leader. Evidence: 1. Staff # 1 stated that Staff # 2 was the lead teacher for the class with the three and four year old children. 2. Staff # 2's record only had high school transcripts. Staff # 2's record did not have any other documentation to prove that she was qualified to be a lead teacher.

Plan of Correction: A lead qualified teacher will be used to cover that classroom.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on observation, sunscreen was not inaccessible to children under the age of five years. Evidence: A tube of sunscreen was found sitting on the diaper changing pad in the 2 year old classroom. The sunscreen was easily accessible to the children present.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be retrained.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-D
Description: Based on observation, insect repellent was not inaccessible to children under the age of five years. Evidence: A bottle of insect repellent was found sitting on the diaper changing pad in the 2 year old classroom. The bottle was easily accessible to the children present.

Plan of Correction: Staff will be retrained.

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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