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KinderCare Learning Center #888
6123 Gum St.
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 922-5040

Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521

Inspection Date: Aug. 14, 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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted from 9:15 am-12:30. There were a total of 43 children with 9 staff members present. Children were observed during snack time, engaged in group activities and outdoor play time. A selection of staff and children records, and other documents were reviewed. There were no medications this date. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at Margaret.allworth@dss.virginia.gov or 703-209-3521.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-B
Description: Based on a review of children records, the center has not obtained documentation of additional immunization once every 6 months for children under the age of 2 years. Evidence: Child # 2, date of birth 10/14/18 does not have an updated immunization every 6 months. Last update is 12/2018.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to provide the records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on a review of children records, each child does not have a physical examination before the child's attendance or within one month after attendance. Evidence: Child #1, date of enrollment 2/4/19 and child #2, date of enrollment 1/7/19 do not have a completed physical examination on file.

Plan of Correction: I will ask the parents to provide the physical examination for the children.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-260-A
Description: Based on a review of records, the center has not obtained a current fire inspection. The last fire inspection is dated 1/18/18.

Plan of Correction: The Director called the Fire Marshal, an inspection has been scheduled for tomorrow 8/15/19.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-280-B
Description: Based on observation, hazardous substances are not found in a locked place. Evidence: The storage door in the toddler classroom was found unlocked, making it accessible to the children. Hazardous substances are stored inside the closet.

Plan of Correction: We will remind the teachers to keep the door locked at all times.

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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