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Arlington P&R-Gunston Creative Preschool
2700 S. Lang Street
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-6981

Current Inspector: Ann Dramstad (703) 314-0860

Inspection Date: Sept. 9, 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)

Technical Assistance:
Renewal Application and fee have not been received as of the inspection date. The license renewal application is on-line at the VA DSS website if needed.

Comments:
An unannounced renewal study was conducted today. This was the first day of the program operation for the 2019-2020 school year. Thirteen children were present with two staff and was within ratios for supervision. Observed children finishing lunch/snack, hand washing, puzzles, choosing books to take home and coloring. Room is well equipped with materials and equipment for preschool children. Center staff have first aid/CPR and Medication Administration Training (MAT) certification. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. If you have any questions regarding the inspection, please feel free to contact me.
Thank you
Ann Dramstad
Licensing Inspector
703-314-0860
ann.dramstad@dss.virginia.gov

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: One of three children's records is incomplete.
Evidence:
Child #1 is missing a second emergency contact address.

Plan of Correction: Center Director will reach out to the parent at pick-up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation, areas of the room are not maintained is a clean, safe or operable condition.
Evidence"
Three ceiling tiles are water stained and a small patch of paint is peeling/popped below the window.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance request has already been requested from County Facilities.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-510-A
Description: Based on record review, an over the counter (OTC) medication did not have written authorization from the parent.
Evidence:
Child #2 had an OTC medication on-site but the parent had not completed the authorization.

Plan of Correction: The center director will request the parent complete the authorization at pick-up today.

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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