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KinderCare Learning Center - Parham
2240 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228
(804) 264-8729

Current Inspector: Lynn Powers (804) 662-9790

Inspection Date: July 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(17) License & Registration Procedures

Technical Assistance:
N/A

Comments:
The licensing inspector conducted an unannounced renewal inspection on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from approximately 9:45 AM until 2:30 PM. The following ratios were observed with a total of 90 children present during the inspection: Infants - 10 children with 3 staff Toddlers - 7 children with 2 staff Twos - 16 children with 2 staff Preschool - 13 children with 2 staff Pre-K - 13 children with 2 staff School Age - 15 children with 1 staff The children and staff were engaged in a variety of activities while the licensing inspector was on the premises. Children were observed playing outside, having water play, building with blocks, playing in the dramatic play center, singing songs, having books read to them, working puzzles, taking bathroom breaks and washing hands, eating lunch and resting at nap time. All areas of the center including classrooms, hallways, kitchen, bathrooms, vehicles and outdoor play area were inspected. The center was equipped with toys and supplies and items were available to the children. The following information was reviewed: injury reports, injury prevention plan, infant feeding schedules, daily attendance, infant daily sheets, practiced emergency drill logs, liability insurance policy, parent agreements, transportation documents, field trip permission forms, staff training information, required postings and menu. The center?s first aid kit and emergency supplies were inspected. Medication is administered, and medication and medication authorizations were reviewed. During the inspection, nine children's and nine staff records were reviewed. Last documented health inspection: 02/08/19 Last documented fire inspection: 07/11/19 If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact the licensing inspector at (804) 662-9790.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure all areas and equipment were maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: The frame surrounding the door to the boy?s bathroom in the School Age classroom is deteriorating and contains peeling paint and jagged edges.

Plan of Correction: We will put in a call to our maintenance person and have the frame repaired.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-B
Description: Based on observation, documentation review and interview, the center did not ensure written parent authorization noting any known adverse reactions was obtained for sunscreen for three children. Evidence: Authorization forms for three separate sunscreens belonging to children in the Twos classroom could not be located during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: We will have the parents complete another authorization form if the originals cannot be located.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on review of nine staff records and interview, the center did not obtain satisfactory results of the finger-print based national criminal background check by 09/30/2018 for one staff hired prior to 1/22/2018. Evidence: The record for Staff #9 (hire date 09/28/2017) contained satisfactory results of the finger-print based national criminal background check dated 12/18/2018. A member of management stated there was a mix up with the process. Staff hired prior to 01/22/2018 was required to have the results of the national criminal background check by 09/30/2018.

Plan of Correction: We require all new staff to have a finger-print based national criminal background check prior to starting. Staff hired before 01/22/2018 have the results of the background check prior to 09/30/2018.

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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