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Saint Rita School
3801 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
(703) 548-1888

Current Inspector: Karen Dickens (571) 423-6978

Inspection Date: Sept. 10, 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)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Technical assistance was offered regarding background checks and staff records.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted from 2:45 pm-4:40 pm. 37 children were in care with 4 staff members present. Children were observed arriving to the after school program, eating PM snack, and going outside. Attendance was recorded as the children arrived to the center. 5 children's records, 3 staff records, emergency drill records and medications were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Please contact me if you have any questions at mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-4718.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain subsequent tuberculosis (TB) screenings for employees every two years.
Evidence:
1. Staff # 2's record had documentation of a TB screening from 2009. An updated TB screening was not obtained by the center.
2. Staff # 3's most recent TB screening expired on 4/20/17. An updated TB screening was not obtained by the center.

Plan of Correction: I will have the staff get their TB tests done.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on records review, the center did not maintain complete records for all employees.
Evidence: Staff # 1's record did not include written documentation of 2 reference checks. Staff # 1's was also missing her employment application.

Plan of Correction: I will obtain a copy of her application and complete the reference checks.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain an updated sworn disclosure statement (SDS) for an employee , every five years.
Evidence: Staff # 2's most recent SDS was dated 9/27/11. An updated SDS was not obtained for Staff # 2.

Plan of Correction: I will have the staff member complete the form and keep in her record.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain central registry findings for employees within 30 days of employment.
Evidence:
1. Staff # 2's first day of employment was 8/18/08. Central registry findings were not obtained for Staff # 2 and were not available for review.
2. Staff # 3's first day of employment was August 2008. Central registry findings were not obtained for Staff # 2 and were not available for review.

Plan of Correction: We will mail the forms and follow up with the licensing inspector.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on record review, the center did not obtain fingerprint results for employees before the first day of employment.
Evidence:
1. Staff # 1's first day of employment was 8/27/19. Fingerprint results have not been obtained for Staff # 1.
2. Staff # 2's first day of employment was 8/18/08. Fingerprint results were not obtained for Staff # 1 when they went into effect.
3. Staff # 3's first day of employment was August 2008. Fingerprint results were not obtained for Staff # 3 when they went into effect.

Plan of Correction: We will send staff to get fingerprinted and follow up with the licensing inspector.

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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