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Cornerstone Academy Day Center
2720 Arlington Drive
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 768-9355

Current Inspector: Kelly Patterson-Savittiere (703) 479-4746

Inspection Date: Oct. 2, 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.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSING PROCESS.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Facilities & Programs.

Technical Assistance:
Reminder: All staff need a minimum of 16 training hours annually

Comments:
A renewal inspection was conducted today between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. There were 18 children present with 3 direct staff supervising. The children were observed working on numbers, hand washing, eating snack, playing outside, eating lunch and at naptime. Lunch consisted of Spaghetti, green beans, pineapple and milk. The entire physical plant, emergency plans, vehicle registrations, emergency supplies, attendance logs, evacuation drill logs, menu's children's records, staff records, accident/incident logs and medication logs and medications were inspected. Areas of non compliance were cited on the Violation Notice. If you have questions, please contact me at Tanya.Johnson1@dss.virginia.gov or call me at 571.423.6392.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-140-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, the center failed to ensure that each child would have a physical examination by the 30th day of attendance.

Evidence:
Child # 2, and #3's records did not have documentation of a physical by the 30th day of attendance.

Plan of Correction: I will obtain health certificate from parents and place in children's records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-60-A
Description: Based on a review of children's records, the center failed to maintain up to date records for children enrolled.

Evidence:
1) Child #2's record did not have documentation of 2 emergency contact names, addresses and phone numbers. or documentation.
2) Child #3's record did not have documentation of an address for the second emergency contact.
3) Child #5's record did not have documentation of an address for the first emergency contact.

Plan of Correction: I will get documentation from parents and place in children's records.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-70-A
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center failed to ensure that staff records were complete and up to date.

Evidence:
1) Staff #1's record does not have documentation of emergency contact information.
2) Staff#1's record does not have documentation to demonstrate that the individual possesses the educational certification for the position of Assistant Director.

Plan of Correction: I will obtain emergency contacts and place in file.
I will obtain proof of diploma and place in file.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A
Description: Based on a review of orientation training documentation, the center failed to provide orientation training as required by the end of the first day of assuming job responsibilities.

Evidence:

The form Documentation of Staff Orientation Training document was not included in Staff # 3's record.

Plan of Correction: Orientation completed; however could not locate the form at time of inspection. When I locate form, I will forward to Inspector.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation,the center failed to ensure that areas and equipment inside the center shall be maintained in a clean, safe and operable condition.

Evidence:
1) The paint in the Pre-K 4 classroom is chipped near the back door.
2) There is an area gouged out of the wood near the door frame in the 2's classroom.
3) There is a piece of floor tile missing in the 2's room near the rear window.
4) There are two cot's with torn and frayed area's in the 2's classroom.

Plan of Correction: We will repair and replace items as required.

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure that electrical outlets had protective covers.

Evidence:
In the 2's classroom, there were electrical outlets on a power strip that did not have protective covers.

Plan of Correction: I will replace outlet covers.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on a review of staff records, the center failed to ensure that employees must not be employed until the agency has the persons completed sworn statement or affirmation.

Evidence:
Staff #1's record does not have documentation of a completed sworn statement. (date of hire 05/28/19)

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 completed sworn statement during inspection.

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. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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